Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Passes Away
Posted: 19 February, 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss has died at the age of 80. Buss had been hospitalized for cancer, but the immediate cause of death was kidney failure, according to his assistant, Bob Steiner.
Buss purchased the Lakers in 1979 and saw the team win 10 NBA championships and reach the finals 16 times.