| Feb 18, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Here's the Lakers' statement on the death of owner Jerry Buss, who helped lead the team to 10 NBA championships since purchasing the franchise in 1979. Within the team's statement are comments from the Buss family.
"Dr. Jerry Buss, longtime owner of the...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 11:34 AM
With the 1993-1994 Lakers stuck in neutral, owner Dr. Jerry Buss tried to shake up the team. Coach Randy Pfund was let go and Magic Johnson brought in....
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Pat Derby, a former Hollywood animal trainer turned animal rights activist, has died. She was 69. Derby, who later devoted her life to protecting and rescuing exotic and performing animals, died Friday of complications related to throat cancer in San........
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Former Lakers players, coaches and extended family members gathered Thursday afternoon at Nokia Theatre for a memorial service for Jerry Buss, the longtime Lakers owner who died Monday....
| Feb 22, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Lakers greats past and present showed up to remember the team's owner, Dr. Jerry Buss, who died Monday from liver failure. Former coach Phil Jackson fought back tears, Shaquille O'Neal recalls...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Everyone loves everybody now. There were Lakers hugs all around, with fans at Staples Center on Sunday joining the party, getting rally towels and the feel of a playoff game.
Happy 79th birthday, Jerry Buss, as Gush City flattens Oklahoma...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:30 PM
One of the most hyped teams in NBA history fell exhaustedly into the playoffs Wednesday.
Appropriately, it happened with only three hours left in the season. Fittingly, it was clinched when they were just standing around.
Ten minutes before the...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:17 PM
The Lakers guard stepped to the foul line and the familiar chant rose from the Staples Center crowd.
“M-V-P! M-V-P! M-V-P!”
Three wondrous letters symbolized the sorry end of a season. The Lakers fans were chanting for their only MVP still...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 8:56 AM
In the summer of 2004, Laker owner Jerry Buss was faced with an extremely hard decision: Kobe Bryant or Shaquille O'Neal.
The two superstars were feuding and Buss had to choose one Hall of Famer over another.
Buss chose Bryant, a decision that Los...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:40 PM
The Lakers honored Jerry Buss with a tribute before their game against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday at Staples Center.
The Lakers' longtime owner died Monday from kidney failure after a battle against an undisclosed type of cancer. He was 80.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:12 PM
So far, this has been the most documented, celebrated and agonized-over NBA season ever in Los Angeles. For the first time, we multiply everything by two.
And then, as if we needed more focus, more reason to follow the bouncing ball more closely and...