Longtime LA Lakers owner dies

FILE - In this May 17, 1980 file photo, Los Angeles Lakers Earvin "Magic" Johnson hugs team owner Jerry Buss in the locker room after they won the 1980 NBA championship against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. Buss, the Lakers' playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships, has died. He was 80. Bob Steiner, an assistant to Buss, confirmed Monday, Feb. 18, 2013  that Buss had died in Los Angeles. Further details were not available.  (AP Photo/Gene Puskar, File) Photo by
FILE - In this May 17, 1980 file photo, Los Angeles Lakers Earvin "Magic" Johnson hugs team owner Jerry Buss in the locker room after they won the 1980 NBA championship against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. Buss, the Lakers' playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships, has died. He was 80. Bob Steiner, an assistant to Buss, confirmed Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 that Buss had died in Los Angeles. Further details were not available. (AP Photo/Gene Puskar, File) Photo by
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