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Jerry Buss

Jerry Buss To Young Girlfriend: 'KEEP QUIET'

Posted 03.31.2013 | Los Angeles

Jerry Buss wrote his much-younger girlfriend, Delia Cortez, into his will, Captain Wag reports in the video above. Cortez, in her late twenties, score...

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Len Berman | Posted 04.29.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Will anyone prevent Miami from winning the NBA title? The Heat made it 12 straight wins with a double overtime win over Sacramento last night. LeBron James had 40 points and 16 assists.

WATCH: Lakers Legends Remember Jerry Buss

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.21.2013 | Sports

Remembered as a renaissance man, a father figure and a visionary, Dr. Jerry Buss was honored at a memorial service in Los Angeles on Thursday. The lat...

Lakers Edge Celtics On Emotional Night

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 04.22.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss loved to win. He especially relished beating the Boston Celtics. Playing their first game since Bu...

Lakers' Flamboyant Owner Passes Away

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 02.19.2013 | Sports

-- Jerry Buss had been a chemist and a mathematician long before he bought the Los Angeles Lakers in 1979. The self-made millionaire with a head for ...

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Len Berman | Posted 04.21.2013 | New York
Len Berman

I'm glad Michael Jordan only turns 50 once. How much air time and written space was wasted arguing who is better, Jordan or LeBron James?

ACT 2

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers turned their attention Monday from bad basketball and trade talk to more somber matters. ...

NBA World Reacts To Lakers Owner's Death

Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports

The death of Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss on Monday reverberated throughout the NBA and tributes and condolences came pouring in. "We not on...

Lakers Owner Passes Away

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports

Longtime Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss has passed away, as first reported by Mike Bresnahan of The Los Angeles Times. Ken Berger of CBS S...

Legendary Lakers Owner Dies

AP | By GREG BEACHAM | Posted 04.20.2013 | Sports

Jerry Buss built a glittering life at the intersection of sports and Hollywood. After growing up in poverty in Wyoming, he earned succe...

'He's Meant Everything To Me'

Orange County Register | By Dan Woike | Posted 04.18.2013 | Los Angeles

HOUSTON _ Kobe Bryant, while speaking Friday during the NBA All-Star Weekend media session, credited Lakers owner Jerry Buss with helping change the f...

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Len Berman | Posted 04.17.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Michael Jordan turns 50 on Sunday causing lots of people to mouth off about who is better, among Jordan, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant. Does it really matter?

REPORTS: Lakers Owner Hospitalized With Cancer

Posted 02.14.2013 | Sports

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss is suffering from cancer and has been hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A., as first reported by Ra...

Mike D'Antoni Signs $12 Million Deal To Coach L.A. Lakers

The Los Angeles Times | Mike Bresnahan | Posted 11.12.2012 | Sports

The former Knicks and Suns coach has signed a three-year, $12-million deal after the team passed on the expensive demands of Phil Jackson....

Jordan Schultz

Can Laker Woes Be Fixed? (UPDATE)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

For the better part of the past three decades, to hear "LA is 1-4" has been nothing out of the ordinary. It's just that "LA" has typically been in ref...

Lakers Owner Hospitalized

AP | Posted 07.10.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss is being treated at a hospital for dehydration. Lakers spokesman John Black confirmed Tuesday that...

Morning In Lakerdom: $150 Mill Profits... Next: Dwight, CP3?

Mark Heisler | Posted 01.30.2012 | Sports
Mark Heisler

When the NBA couldn't get a full ban on sign-and-trades, it left his Lakers in position to pull off a coup they're dreaming of, which would make signing LeBron James pale in comparison.

Basketball: A Day Late, A Dollar Short -- Time for Mark Cuban and David Boies to Rescue the Fans

Linda Kenney Baden | Posted 01.21.2012 | Sports
Linda Kenney Baden

I have a suggestion to solve this sport's crisis. Give Mark Cuban the power to rep the owners with full authority to agree to the terms of a contract.

Jordan Schultz

Los Angeles Lakers: What's Next?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.09.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: Listen to my May 13 podcast with "The Odd Couple" on CBS SportsRadio 610 in Houston, discussing the playoffs. Down goes L.A., down goes L.A...