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Jerry Buss

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  • Siblings will help Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak hire next Lakers coach

    Siblings will help Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak hire next Lakers coach
    The Lakers' coaching search isn't unusual only because of its slow speed. It's their first one since the 1970s that didn't involve Jerry Buss. The venerable Lakers owner died last year, leaving an obvious void at the top of the team's hierarchy and...
  • Report: Former Microsoft CEO Near Deal to Acquire Clippers for $2 Billion

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is close to acquiring the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, according to published reports. Sources tell Variety that Ballmer parked himself at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills during the past week while he...
  • Letters: A new kind of crazy for Clippers

    Letters: A new kind of crazy for Clippers
    Until I looked up at the TV screen, I was almost convinced that Howard Dean had just purchased the Clippers. Or did Steve Ballmer simply forget to take his medications? Bob Elsner Palm Springs :: Calm down, Clippers fans, you just went from an...
  • Lakers' week in review

    Lakers' week in review
    The Lakers introduced their new head coach last week, welcoming back Byron Scott to the organization on a four-year deal. Scott, who won three titles with the "Showtime" Lakers and was a teammate of then-rookie Kobe Bryant during the 1996-97 season,...
  • Byron Scott brings calm to Lakers' storm, making him the right choice

    The fiercest of winds is upon them, swirling in every direction, dust and debris everywhere, their once-strong aura shaking at its cracked foundation. The Lakers didn't need a head coach, they needed some old-fashioned storm shutters. For this,...
  • Transcript of Byron Scott's news conference

    The Lakers introduced their new coach, former Showtime member Byron Scott, at a news conference Tuesday. It began with surprise appearances by former Lakers greats Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes, and included an introduction and...
  • For Lakers' Byron Scott, it's ready to go time, if not 'Showtime'

    For Lakers' Byron Scott, it's ready to go time, if not 'Showtime'
    The touch of irony was there for all to see. Mike D'Antoni embraced the "Showtime" concept when he took the Lakers coaching job two years ago, saying he would love to employ the fun-and-run style that made them champions five times in the 1980s. But...
  • Magic Johnson: Jerry Buss wanted Byron Scott to coach Lakers

    Magic Johnson: Jerry Buss wanted Byron Scott to coach Lakers
    Magic Johnson was on hand on Monday when the Lakers welcomed his former teammate, Byron Scott, as the Lakers' next head coach. Had Scott not taken the Cleveland Cavaliers job in 2010, he might have been hired by then-owner Jerry Buss after Phil...
  • New Sparks owner sought by WNBA; team's front office suffers layoffs

    The WNBA is searching for a new Sparks owner after franchise Chairwoman Paula Williams Madison told the league her family-owned company would no longer be involved with the team, The Times has learned. "This was a big surprise to us," WNBA President...
  • Like a gym bag full of memories, it's our 2013 sports time capsule

    Sports memories can be fleeting and easily dissolvable, sort of like cotton candy. The events of 2013 likely won't be remembered in 100 years, but what if we created a sports time capsule, and put in items representing the year in sports? We could bury it...
  • Magic Johnson and other Dodgers owners purchase the Sparks

    Magic Johnson and other Dodgers owners purchase the Sparks
    The Sparks have been sold to an investment group led by Lakers legend Magic Johnson and Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter, chief executive of Guggenheim Partners, a Chicago-based financial services company. Todd Boehly and Bobby Patton, other...