LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss is being treated at a hospital for dehydration.

Lakers spokesman John Black confirmed Tuesday that Buss is in a local hospital, but says he is recovering and is expected to be released soon.

No other details have been released.

The hospitalization of the 78-year-old Buss was first reported by TMZ.com.

Earlier on HuffPost:

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