JERRY BUSS RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Lakers shouldn't hold Mitch Kupchak to Jim Buss' deadline

Los Angeles' general manager shouldn't lose his job even if the team struggles this season. A recent video detailing the struggles of the Los Angeles Lakers over the past three seasons hinted at the possibility of general manager Mitch Kupchak and vice president of basketball operations Jim Buss both being gone at the end of this upcoming season. It’s hard to see Buss stay in...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
3 days ago

Report: Phil Jackson may offer to coach Knicks

Ever since he took over the job as president of the New York Knicks, many have wondered whether Phil Jackson would ever step down from the executive’s office to coach the team. It seems like there is some chatter of that actually happening. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne wrote a story on the Knicks and Phil Jackson that published Monday. The story talks about Derek Fisher’s tenure...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeanie Buss may clean house in Lakers’ front office

Jeanie Buss may be preparing to clean house in the Lakers’ front office amid the team’s struggles. Such a move would entail pushing her brother Jim out from his executive role, getting rid of GM Mitch Kupchak, and potentially bringing Phil Jackson back to the Lakers, according to some informed speculation. ESPN NBA insider Stephen A. Smith shared the information on the radio...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Alleged love child of Jerry Buss wants piece of family fortune

A woman is claiming to be an omitted child of late Lakers owner Jerry Buss and says she is entitled to her share of the family fortune, according to a report. TMZ says the new woman has come forward and filed legal documents in LA County Superior Court claiming that she was an “omitted” child of Buss. “Omitted” by a legal definition would mean Buss did not know about her...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeanie Buss says she’s the boss of the Los Angeles Lakers

This hasn’t been a good year for the Los Angeles Lakers. While the team languishes near the bottom of the NBA standings, stars Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash have missed most of the season due to injuries. On top of that, fans of the team just had to watch Laker coaching legend Phil Jackson take over basketball operations for the New York Knicks. But now Jackson’s fiancee is reasserting...
Via Rumors and Rants
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban eulogizes Lakers' Buss: 'Best owner in NBA history'

DALLAS -- Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban long ago picked out the Los Angeles Lakers as a personal rival, as a "foil.'' But all along he looked to Lakers owner Jerry Buss as a mentor and on Monday offered an impromptu eulogy for Buss, who passed away on Feb. 18, 2013 at the age of 80. "I don't think there was a smarter owner in the history of the NBA than Jerry Buss,'' Cuban said...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers fall on Dr. Buss Tribute Night

Wes Johnson feels like he missed out. Growing up a Lakers fan, Johnson, now in his first season with the Lakers, never got the chance to play for the team under the leadership of the late, Dr. Jerry Buss. "It was unfortunate that I didn't get to play for him," Johnson said of Dr Buss, "(I) didn't get to meet him but all of the stuff he brought here is amazing." In a way, Johnson...
Via Fox Sports West
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Buy Late Lakers’ Owner Jerry Buss Incredible L.A. Mansion – $6 Million

  When Lakers’ owner Jerry Buss passed away earlier this year at age 80, he was eulogized by colleagues as the brilliant entrepreneurial…
Via Busted Coverage
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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