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JERRY BUSS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

Hugh Hefner Remembers Jerry Buss as ‘Dear and Very Special Man,’ Recalls Visits to Playboy Mansion

Whatever your feelings on the Lakers, there are fewer greater Americans than Jerry Buss. Raised poor by a single mother in Wyoming, Buss went on to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry from USC before dominating the real estate market and buying the Lakers and Kings. Likewise, no great American story would be complete without a visit to the Playboy Mansion, and indeed Buss was there — multiple...
Via NESN.com
February 21, 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

Lakers Will Wear “JB” Patch On Jerseys To Commemorate Jerry Buss

The Lakers announced Tuesday that they will wear “JB” patches on their jerseys for the remainder of the 2012-13 season to honor legendary Lakers owner, Jerry Buss, who passed away Monday at the age of 80. According to Lakers: The Lakers will honor the memory of Dr. Jerry Buss by wearing a commemorative patch for the remainder of the 2012-13 season. In Lakers Purple and Gold,...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
February 19, 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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