LA’s Buss dies at 80

Posted: February 19, 2013 at 3 a.m.

Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers’ playboy owner who shepherded the NBA team to 10 championships from the Showtime dynasty of the 1980s to the Kobe Bryant era, died Monday. He was 80.

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