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JERRY BUSS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Does anyone really want to coach the Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers brand has taken a huge hit over the last couple of seasons. The slide in credibility for the Lakers is tied directly to the death of their iconic owner, Dr. Jerry Buss, and the ensuing mismanagement of the team by his son Jim.The story of course does not stop there. We don't need to bring up the Mike D'Antoni coaching fiasco which saw D'Antoni resign...
Via Route4Sports
14 days ago  |  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

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

Update on the health status of Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss

Earlier this week it was announced that Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss’ health status is grim. JSJ was able to gather exclusive details about Dr. Buss’ current condition and the news isn’t good. I have an update on Dr. Buss’ health. He probably won’t make it beyond the weekend. His pacemaker has been turned off. — Jill Munroe (@StilettoJill) February 16, 2013   He’s...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
February 16, 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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