JERRY BUSS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lakers Rumors: New NBA commissioner Adam Silver told Jeanie Buss to use her power to lead team

PHOTO: ESPN You probably heard that Jeanie Buss and Adam Silver had dinner together last week and later attended a Lakers home game at Staples Center. During their meetings, Buss said that she and Silver discussed the possibility that her relationship with Phil Jackson could end up being a conflict of interest seeing as the legendary coach now serves as the president of the New York...
Via Lakerholicz.com
21 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
29 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Dr. Jerry Buss bobblehead travels around Los Angeles, mingles with championship trophies

This is pretty cool. It was Dr. Jerry Buss’ birthday yesterday, and the Lakers are celebrating the great man’s life tonight at Staples Center. Every fan in attendance will receive an awesome-looking Dr. Buss bobblehead. The Lakers’ digital media team did a great job of putting together a Vine video showing the bobblehead traveling to various landmarks around Los Angeles that...
Via Lakerholicz.com
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeanie Buss says she teases Jim about the hiring of Mike D’Antoni

Brothers and sisters all around the world tease each other now and again. The co-owners of the Los Angeles Lakers are no different. Jeanie Buss says he teases her brother Jim about the hiring of Mike D’Antoni instead of Phil Jackson, according to Mark Medina of the Daily News: Still, Jackson grinned when Jeanie was asked if that affected her relationship with Jim. “I was not...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers to celebrate life of Dr. Jerry Buss on January 28 vs. Pacers

Dr. Jerry Buss‘ death earlier this year hit Laker fans hard. Jerry was extremely loved by the Lakers fan base, and he will never be forgotten. His daughter, Jeanie Buss, recently revealed to ESPN Los Angeles radio that the Lakers will pay tribute to her father on January 28th next season when the purple and gold take on the Indiana Pacers: We’re gonna celebrate Dr. Buss at...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Buss left a Bentley, Hawaii condo to young girlfriend Delia Cortez

Jerry Buss had a reputation for being a ladies’ man, and a few items in his will seem to confirm that. According to TMZ, which obtained a copy of the late Lakers owner’s will, Buss left a 2009 Bentley and condo in Honolulu, Hawaii, to his young girlfriend, Delia Cortez. Cortez reportedly is in her late 20s and was studying to be a vet. She and Buss reportedly had an “intimate...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

The 25 greatest Lakers from the Jerry Buss era

Dr. Jerry Buss (Jan. 27, 1933 - Feb. 18, 2013) was the greatest owner in NBA history. In fact, the chemist and card player was arguably the best...
Via Athlon Sports
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss
REST IN PEACE

Lakers owner Jerry Buss passes away

Jerry Buss, the longtime owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, passed away on Monday morning. The Los Angeles Times reports he was 80.

Via Laker Nation
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss
SAD DAY IN LA

Report: Lakers owner has cancer

Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss has reportedly been diagnosed with cancer, with some outlets suggesting that he does not have long to live. 

Via Laker Nation
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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