Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Nearing Death. Future Of Lakers Discussed.
Jerry Buss is rushed to the hospital. Death is likely near.
HoopsVibe's Very Quick Call: The Lakers will miss this great owner. Unclear what impact this will have on his players and future of the team.
Jerry Buss is largely regarded as one of the best owners in professional sports, as well as one of the most successful ones too. It has been reported by RadarOnline.com that Mr. Buss is currently hospitalized with Cancer and surrounded by family as doctors have indicated death may be imminent. Buss is reported to be at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
The Buss family has taken all efforts to ensure stability in the organization by already releasing a statement indicating they intent to maintain ownership of the Lakers after Jerry's death.
“We unanimously agree that we have no intention of ever selling the Lakers, and intend to keep ownership of the team in our family for generations to come.”
Jerry is a loved presence in the Los Angeles and NBA communities and our thoughts and wishes go out to his family and friends in this difficult time.
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