Originally posted on Jocks and Stiletto Jill  |  Last updated 2/21/13

HOLLYWOOD - APRIL 10: Publisher Hugh Hefner, Lakers Owner Jerry Buss, Playboy Playmates and a KCAL 9 News reporter pose to celebrate Hefner's 77th birthday April 10, 2003 at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Klein/Getty Images)
photo via AP The Lakers returned to Staples Center following the All-Star break Wednesday with heavy hearts after the passing of owner Dr. Jerry Buss. The team has added a special JB patch to their uniforms that they’ll wear for the remainder of the season. The Hall of Fame owner and visionary was honored with a video tribute, words from Kobe Bryant and a moment of silence prior to the Lakers match up against the Boston Celtics.   The Lakers honored Dr. Buss’ memory by beating one of their arch-rivals, the Boston Celtics, 113-99. A giant sign was erected outside of Staples Center at LA Live for fans to sign and send their condolences. video via Jose3030
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