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(MercuryNews.com)Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers owner who shepherded the NBA team to 10 championships from the Showtime dynasty of the 1980s to the Kobe Bryant era, died Monday. He was 80.To read more, click here.
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Jerry Buss, the longtime owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, passed away on Monday morning. The Los Angeles Times reports he was 80.
"I don't just want winners. I want champions," Jerry Buss said.
That sums up the way he lived his life. The Lakers are the NBA's winningest franchise under the guidance of Dr. Buss. He made the NBA finals 16 times, winning 10 titles during his 34 years of ownership. He was an innovator, a guiding light and set a standard of excellence that may never be duplicated...
Longtime L.A. Lakers owner Jerry Buss has passed away this morning at the age of 79 according to the L.A. Times.
Lakers owner Jerry Buss passed away this morning. A sad day for L.A.
— Mike Bresnahan (@Mike_Bresnahan) February 18, 2013
The legendary owner had been battling cancer since last year and will be truly missed.
Photo Credit: Gettu Images Lakers owner Jerry Buss passed away this morning at the age of 80. Buss had been hospitalized for cancer for much of the past 18 months, according to the Lakers. His assistant, Bob Steiner, told the Associated Press that Dr. Buss ultimately died of kidney failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Jerry Buss completed his Ph.D. in chemistry at the University...
Basketball didn't exist for me until a big kid nicknamed "Roy Roy" introduced me to the game by force after he had told me that the only way I was going to get my '69 Dodge Charger Matchbox that he had just snatched from me was to sink 2 free-throws. I was about 6 at that time and never held a basketball before. But I was a very competitive boy who thought this...
via LA Times:
Jerry Buss – owner of the Los Angeles Lakers – died early this morning at the age of 79, this according to multiple reports. Buss had been hospitalized for the past few months due to a previously undisclosed intestinal problem … though it was revealed yesterday he’d been battling cancer the entire time. After starting his career as a chemist, Buss soon...
Many people were shocked to find out during their lunch breaks Monday afternoon that longtime Lakers owner Jerry Buss had passed away after his long fight with cancer.
Buss touched many lives since purchasing the Lakers in 1979. The purchase price of $67.5 million was the largest transaction in sports history at the time. Buss produced 10 championships for the Lakers during his reign...
As the world remembers the LA Lakers famous owner Jerry Buss we look back at his historic career.
Social media outlets have been rocked with the passing of Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss. Lakers beat writer for the Los Angeles Times, Mike Bresnahan, broke the news of [...]
Jerry Buss had been hospitalized with an undiagnosed form of cancer.
The Los Angeles Lakers illuminated Jerry Buss’ chair in his empty suite on Wednesday night and held a touching tribute prior to Wednesday night’s matchup with the Celtics. Kobe Bryant took the mic at halfcourt and proclaimed his appreciation for “the greatest owner in sports, ever” saying:
“He was a brilliant and incredible owner, but even a better person with a great heart…His...
In the world of sports, there are two owners synonymous with success. And both are gone now. George Steinbrener of the New York Yankees had a win-at-all-costs mentality. He would spend a ton and ruthlessly cut players. Jerry Buss was a more civilized version of that, but with just as much success. Maybe more.Yesterday, Buss died at the age of 80. He was battling cancer...
Jerry Buss passes away at age 80
According to the Los Angeles Times, highly-respected owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, Dr. Jerry Buss has died at the age of 80 from a cancer-related illness, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Buss, who amassed his fortune through real estate, purchased the Lakers and Los Angeles Kings franchises in 1979 from then owner, and fellow...
Jerry Buss, longtime owner of the Los Angeles Lakers died on Monday at the age of 80. Reports came out last week that Buss had been in the hospital battling an undisclosed type of cancer for months, but his death was reportedly caused by kidney failure.
Buss had been to the hospital a number of times over the last few years and had taken a step back in his involvement with the...