LA Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Pass at 80

130218171105-jerry-buss-los-angeles-lakers-owner-single-image-cut  Jerry” Buss  Who was known as a Great American businessman, real estate investor and chemist. He was the majority owner of the Los Angeles Lakers professional basketball team in the National Basketball Association,  The Lakers were very successful under Buss’ ownership, winning ten NBA championships with such players as Kareem Abdul-JabbarMagic JohnsonJames WorthyShaquille O’NealKobe Bryant and Pau Gasol, and with coaches Pat Riley andPhil Jackson. He inspired the Lakers130218171105-jerry-buss-los-angeles-lakers-owner-single-image-cutJOHNSON BUSSJerry Buss Honored With A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Famejimjeanie-4_3_r536_c534kobe_jerry_bussJerry%20Buss%20logo%20Lakers%20twitter

On February 14, 2013, it was revealed that Buss had been battling cancer since 2012.[12]

After being hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with an undisclosed form of cancer, he died of kidney failure at 5:55 a.m. on February 18, 2013, aged 80.

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