JIM BUSS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mychal Thompson: “I know for a fact that Love would love to be a Laker”

PHOTO: Chicago Now Should the Los Angeles Lakers attempt to trade their upcoming lottery pick in order to land Kevin Love one year early? The rumors are already out there, and the fans appear to be split on what route to take, though former Lakers player turned radio color commentator, Mychal Thompson, says that the team should hang onto their pick seeing as he knows “for a fact”...
Via Lakerholicz.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe admits criticism of Lakers motivated by 'selfish reasons'

Kobe Bryant has publicly voiced his demand that Los Angeles Lakers management forgo a rebuilding process and enter the 2014-15 NBA season with a championship-quality team. He told reporters this much in a press conference where he announced he would not return for the remainder of the campaign. Then there were the rumors of Kobe not being interested in having coach Mike D’Antoni...
Via Basketball Bicker
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The reason Jeanie and Jim Buss missed the Lakers’ annual team photo shoot

Yesterday was one of the worst Lakers team photos of all-time. Kobe Bryant looked pissed, Jordan Hill was late and no Buss family member was in sight. Many people wondered where Jeanie and Jim Buss were at the time of the photo being taken, though it seems that both of Jerry’s kids had pretty good reasons to miss the event. According to ESPN Los Angeles’ Ramona Shelburne, both...
Via Lakerholicz.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeanie Buss On Lakers: “I’m The Boss”

Jeanie Buss has decided to lay down the law. Amid reports of the NBA looking into any potential conflicts of interest between Jeanie Buss and Knicks president Phil Jackson, Buss decided to lay all the cards on the table during an hourlong interview on the “Mason and Ireland” show on ESPNLA 710 radio Thursday. Buss put it as eloquently as she could when she stated, ”I’m the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeanie Buss Has 'Complete Confidence' In Jim Buss, Kupchak

Jeanie Buss gave an interview with Time Warner Cable SportsNet on Wednesday in which she talked about the state of the Los Angeles Lakers. "Ultimately the buck stops with me," she said. "I'm president and governor of the team and I have empowered the basketball operations, the front office, to put together a basketball team, working within the confines of the collective...
Via RealGM
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeanie Buss: There was no role for Phil Jackson with the Lakers

On Tuesday, Phil Jackson was officially announced as president of the New York Knicks. The deal is worth $60 million over five years. Garden Chairman, Jim Dolan said he is”willingly and gratefully” ceding control to the Zen Master on all basketball matters. It took Dolan and Steve Mills three months to convince Phil to join. Dolan thanked Irving Azoff for making the connection…...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeanie Buss: Phil Wanted to Come Back, But Lakers Never Offered Position

What will Jeanie and Phil pillow talk about? It was clear that Phil would have preferred to come back to the Lakers, but they were never going to give him the power he wanted. The Knicks did give him that power and that is why he is in the NYC and Jeanie has to cop pleas for her brother Jim Buss. “It was clear that Phil wanted to go back to work, but there was no role for him with...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss
GIRL TALK

Jeanie Buss tweets First Lady for advice

When her brother decided not to rehire her long time boyfriend, Phil Jackson, Jeanie Buss was left in an awkward spot, so she took her problem right to the top. 

Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
November 20, 2012  |  2 Comments
SHORT BUSS

Lakers get Taiwanese animation treatment

We love it when the Taiwanese animators put their spin on the NBA.  The Buss family, however, might not share our enthusiasm for this particular video.   Jim Buss is flat-out called an idiot (he drives around in a "short buss" and wears a bucket on his head).  And the Lakers are a bunch of old, walker-using, has-beens who will basically inspire riots as they try to...
Via Crossover Chronicles
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Will Jim Buss Ruin the Los Angeles Lakers?

Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel.Voice of the Nation hosts, David Brickley, and Kevin Figgers discuss the Lakers top story-lines of the 2011-12 NBA Season.RundownAre the Lakers being ruined by Jim Buss?Question of the Show: What are your thoughts on Jim Buss?Video: Bobbi Salcido
Via Laker Nation
February 23, 2012  |  6 Comments
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