Jerry Buss, Los Angeles Lakers' owner, dies at 80

Buss died at Cedars-Siani Medical Center this morning.

Buss died at Cedars-Siani Medical Center this morning. (February 18, 2013 12:09 PM)

(AP) - Los Angeles Lakers' owner Jerry Buss has died at age 80. Spokesman Bob Steiner says Buss died Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He'd been hospitalized for cancer, but the immediate cause of death was kidney failure. Buss shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships. He transformed the Lakers into Southern California's most beloved sports franchise and a worldwide...

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