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JERRY BUSS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Phil Jackson takes shot at Jim Buss

Phil Jackson is not the biggest Jim Buss fan, and the feelings he has toward the Los Angeles Lakers owner are probably mutual. Buss, who has been in charge of basketball operations since his father Jerry Buss passed away, chose to hire Mike D’Antoni over bringing back Jackson two years ago. Phil was clearly irritated...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Is there a state of emergency in Lakerland?

*trumpets* “What you want me to do, I’m sorry! (Jay-Z voice).” - The Buss Siblings I’ve been preserving optimism in Jeanie and Jim Buss since Dr. Jerry Buss passed away last February. Even with a few questionable decisions (offering Kobe Bryant a $48.5 million extension before returning from Achilles surgery, wasting time chasing Carmelo Anthony this summer), I haven’t...
Via Lakerholicz.com
July 21, 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...
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...
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...
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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