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JERRY BUSS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jeanie Buss Says She’s “As Impatient As Any Other Lakers Fan” And Will Make “Changes” If Team Isn’t Contending Soon

Jeanie Buss grew up around the greatness of the Los Angeles Lakers. When she was just a teenager, her father, the legendary Dr. Jerry Buss, purchased the Lakers from Jack Kent Cooke. Then, just a few short months later, Dr. Buss was at the helm of a championship roster as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and rookie Magic Johnson lead the purple and gold to an NBA Finals victory over the Philadelphia...
Via Lakerholicz.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson rips Jim Buss again

Magic Johnson has been furious with the direction of the Los Angeles Lakers organization over the past several years. Much of that frustration has been directed toward Jim Buss. Buss, who took over the Lakers’ basketball operations department in February 2013 after his father, Jerry Buss, passed away, has had minimal success thus far. Johnson...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 11, 2015  |  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...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: All six Buss children to have say in team’s next coaching hire

The Los Angeles Lakers are currently in the middle of their first coaching search since Dr. Jerry Buss passed away in February 2013, so as you can imagine, things are being done a little differently this time around. Not only are the franchise taking their time in selecting a new coach, they’re also using a different consulting process, too. In the past, general manager Mitch Kupchak...
Via Lakerholicz.com
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Jim Buss says Laker's Future is Bright

The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off their worst season in franchise history since they moved to L.A. in the 1960's. Since Dr. Jerry Buss passed away, the organization handed the reins to son Jim Buss and daughter Jeanie Buss. Even with a 27-55 record and the sixth worst record in the entire NBA, Jim and the rest of the Buss family still think the Lakers will have continued success...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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
March 25, 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

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

Los Angeles Lakers are giving away Jerry Buss bobbleheads

It’s not often that an NBA organization gives away a bobblehead of a former owner but that’s exactly what the Los Angeles Lakers are doing tonight. Before the start of tonight’s game against the Indiana Pacers, fans attending the game at Staples Center will receive a Jerry Buss bobblehead. Check out a photo of the bobblehead courtesy of ESPN Radio LA’s Beto Duran: Fans will...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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