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Jerry Buss dead
« on: February 18, 2013, 11:25:46 AM »

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At age 80.

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Re: Jerry Buss dead
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2013, 11:28:10 AM »

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Yes, sad day for his faimly, the Lakers, and the NBA as a whole.

As much as I loathe the Lakers, the man was genious with how he ran the Lakers.
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« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2013, 11:29:50 AM »

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RIP.  :'(

He was a laker legend.

Have to agree with many that he's the greatest NBA owner of all time.
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« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2013, 11:37:19 AM »

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Rough year for the Lakers gets worse.

I hate the Lakers with a passion but Buss was one of the better owners in the history of professional sports.  That's a bummer.


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« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2013, 11:38:19 AM »

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As much as I love to watch the Lakers struggle on the basketball court, this is sad news. RIP.

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« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2013, 11:38:29 AM »

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Terrific owner. A dream owner for fans.

Big loss for both the Lakers and the league as a whole.

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« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2013, 11:38:40 AM »

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I hate the Lakers like everyone else here, but Laker and Celtics fans I think respect each other a lot more since the Heat teamed up. 

Buss was unquestionably one of the best owners in sports and kept that team at an elite or near-elite level for the vast majority of 3+ decades.  Remarkable run.

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Huge loss, Lakers could be headed to Knicksville when it comes to ownership given the Jeanie/Jim situation.

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« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2013, 11:51:02 AM »

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Huge loss, Lakers could be headed to Knicksville when it comes to ownership given the Jeanie/Jim situation.
The thing is, Jeanie/Jim have been running things for years.  I really don't see much change.
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Huge loss, Lakers could be headed to Knicksville when it comes to ownership given the Jeanie/Jim situation.
The thing is, Jeanie/Jim have been running things for years.  I really don't see much change.
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« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2013, 12:12:10 PM »

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Re: Jerry Buss dead
« Reply #12 on: February 18, 2013, 12:34:52 PM »

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I refuse to say anything nice about the Lakers, but I sure would like to replicate Buss' reported ability to "date" hundreds of teenagers well into his 70s.
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« Reply #13 on: February 18, 2013, 12:36:22 PM »

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I refuse to say anything nice about the Lakers, but I sure would like to replicate Buss' reported ability to "date" hundreds of teenagers well into his 70s.

It's his death, why don't we wait a few days to say stuff like that?
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