Lakers owner Jerry Buss had died at the age of 79. Buss had been hospitalized for months with undisclosed intestinal issues, however it was revealed over the weekend that he had actually been battling cancer the whole time. Buss purchased the L.A. team in 1979 and, at the time, his $67.5 million purchase of the basketball team, the L.A. Kings, and The Forum was the largest transaction in sports history. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.Although Buss was clearly known...Read Full Story
Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss are engaged! The former Lakers coach proposed to Buss, daughter of Lakers owner Jerry Buss, over the holidays and the news just surfaced.Apparently Jackson got down on one knee on Christmas day, after the pair had been dating for 12 years. Buss announced the engagement on Twitter, writing "Phil finally gave me the ring I wanted" along with a shot of a big diamond ring on her finger. She was probably alluding to the fact that Jackson helped the team win 11...Read Full Story
Jeanie Buss is the LA Lakers executive vice president and the girlfriend of coach Phil Jackson. Find more pictures, news and articles about Jeanie Buss here.