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JIM BUSS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jeanie Buss: Brother Jim will step down if Lakers don't make deep run within two seasons

Lakers fans complaining about the way Jim Buss runs the team may finally get their wish. Jeanie Buss, a Lakers president and part-owner, said on the radio that her brother will step down if the Lakers do not make a deep run in the playoffs over the next two seasons. Jeanie, who spoke with KPCC...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeanie Buss Still Holding Jim Buss To 2017 Deadline

Jeanie Buss reiterated this week that Jim Buss is on a timeline to turnaround the Los Angeles Lakers. Jim Buss is president of basketball operations for the Lakers and Jeanie Buss has previously said the team needs to make a deep run in the playoffs within three years (2017) or he would be out of that position. "Yeah, absolutely," Buss said. "This is my job. I'm part-owner of the...
Via RealGM
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Buss has caused a mess in LA

A lot of Lakers fans have given up hope. Jim Buss has failed to assemble a legitimate championship contending team in Los Angeles, and has instead assembled two of the worst seasons in franchise history. Now, of course it isn’t all his fault. He isn’t responsible for Kobe being injured, Dwight running out of town with his tail tuck between his legs, or Carmelo Anthony returning...

PHOTOS: Jim Buss’ daughters hang out with Harry Styles, One Direction

via The Sun Being the daughters of Lakers owner and executive Jim Buss has some serious perks, such as Kobe Bryant giving you a shout out on Instagram (“I’ve watched them grow from babies to young ladies.”) and having Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss as your uncle and auntie. There are other advantages, too, such as hanging out with British boyband One Direction. During their...
Via Lakerholicz.com
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Buss Scared Kevin Love From Becoming A Member Of The Los Angeles Lakers

Kevin Love to the Lakers? Apparently not. Jim Buss looks to have prevented that!
Via CLNS Radio
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers, Jeanie Buss refute Carmelo Anthony “stealing” rumor

Yesterday, Marc Berman from the New York Post caused a stir when he stated that one reason the Los Angeles Lakers would avoid signing Carmelo Anthony this summer is because Jeanie Buss doesn’t want to “steal” the All-Star forward from her fiancé Phil Jackson, who is now the president of the New York Knicks’ basketball operations. However, Buss would later take to Twitter...
Via Lakerholicz.com
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers interested in Roy Williams?

Could head coach Roy Williams be headed to the Lakers? After the news that James McAdoo was leaving for the NBA, mostly it seems because he just got married to UNC volleyball player Lauren Adkins, it felt like tranquility was coming back to the North Carolina basketball program. Alas, leave it to the Los Angeles Lakers to give the ABC’ers and the doom & gloom Heels fans something...
Via isportsweb.com
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Owner Jim Buss Releases Recording of Him Saying Complimentary Things About Black People, Top Free Agents

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jim Buss is heard saying very positive things about black people in a recording released today. It is believed the recording was released by Buss himself. “I know that some people in the NBA in my position don’t feel this way — and it’s more than Donald Sterling, although I won’t say who,” Buss says in a conversation with someone who sounds like...
Via Sports Pickle
April 27, 2014  |  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
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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