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Jerry Buss

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  • Lakers' Week 3 in review

    Lakers' Week 3 in review
    The Lakers continued to struggle through Week 3, losing all four games to drop to 1-9 on the season. Week 2 ended with the Lakers getting their lone victory of the season, putting an end to Charles Barkley's so-called hunger strike. The Lakers hoped...
  • Hot Property at 30: A look back

    Hot Property at 30: A look back
    Hot Property was just a kernel of an idea when Ruth Ryon proposed it in 1984 to Dick Turpin, then-editor of The Times' Real Estate section. The reporter thought there could be a column in the short stories she had started writing on notable people and...
  • Jeanie Buss calls free agents afraid to play with Kobe Bryant 'losers'

    Jeanie Buss calls free agents afraid to play with Kobe Bryant 'losers'
    Jeanie Buss had a very clear take on players unwilling to join the Lakers because they fear Kobe Bryant. "Any free agent that would be afraid to play with Kobe Bryant is probably a loser," said Buss on Thursday to ESPN's "SportsCenter." "I'm glad they...
  • Hopes and dreams for Lakers collide with realities in season opener

    Hopes and dreams for Lakers collide with realities in season opener
    A Lakers opener that began slowly and soberly ended, in awfully appropriate fashion, with sadness. Midway through the fourth quarter Tuesday, the best young Lakers hope in a season already devoid of much hope fell to the Staples Center floor with a loud...
  • Joey Buss says lessons from father help him cope with Lakers' start

    Joey Buss says lessons from father help him cope with Lakers' start
    With the Lakers opening the season slowly (1-6), partial owner Joey Buss is leaning on a number of important lessons taught to him by his late father Jerry Buss. “My father instilled patience in me,” said Joey Buss to The Times. “...
  • Jerry Buss' Laker-logo villa sells in Playa del Rey for $5.1 million

    Jerry Buss' Laker-logo villa sells in Playa del Rey for $5.1 million
    Jerry Buss’ show-stopping mansion in Playa del Rey has sold for $5.1 million. The custom Italian-style villa was built in 1998 by the late Los Angeles Lakers owner and billionaire, and it shows. Lakers logos are incorporated in the home’s...
  • Tamera Mowry finds a spot near the airport

    Tamera Mowry finds a spot near the airport
    Tamera Mowry, a co-hostess on “The Real” talk show, and her husband, journalist Adam Housley, have spent $1.425 million on a spot in Playa del Rey – and by spot we mean vacant lot. Yes, that’s the high cost of real estate in...
  • The Kings-Rangers fight we can't forget: Remember the '81 brawl?

    The Kings-Rangers fight we can't forget: Remember the '81 brawl?
     "If the referee goes by the rule book now, there will be nobody left to play the hockey game." — Bill Chadwick, New York Rangers television analyst The ice at the Forum was so crowded that night in 1981, it looked like the rink at New York's...
  • 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...
  • Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Mike Alvarado: A fabulous Forum revival?

    Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Mike Alvarado: A fabulous Forum revival?
    No matter what happens Saturday night when Juan Manuel Marquez squares off against Mike Alvarado in a welterweight title-elimination bout on HBO, their fight is already a remarkable comeback story. Not necessarily a comeback for them, mind you, but...