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Jerry Buss

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Biography

Jerry Buss receives his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (2006)

Source: latimes.com

Gerald Hatten Buss (born 27 January 1934 in Salt Lake City, Utah) is the owner of the Los Angeles Lakers professional basketball team along with other professional sports franchises in southern California. He received a star on the Walk of Fame for his work in bringing Los Angeles sports to Television.

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Lakers Owner Jeanie Buss Speaks Out On Kobe Bryant, 'Gigi Motivates Me'
TMZ, 2020-01-30 18:00:13
Lakers owner Jeanie Buss says losing Kobe Bryant is like losing a family member -- but credits KB and his daughter Gianna with helping her find her "purpose" in life. Jeanie has known Kobe ever since her father (the late Jerry Buss) signed him as a…

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Variety, 2019-09-25 17:30:49
HBO’s pilot based on the 1980s Showtime Lakers is rounding out its main cast. Molly Gordon, Rob Morgan, Spencer Garrett, Kirk Bovill, and Delante Desouza have all been cast in the one-hour drama pilot. They join previously announced cast members Jason Clarke (Jerry West), John C. Reilly (Jerry Buss), Quincy ...

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Variety, 2019-09-10 23:00:48
John C. Reilly has joined the HBO pilot about the 1980s Showtime Lakers in a recasting. Reilly will play the role of former Lakers owner Jerry Buss, replacing Michael Shannon, who exited the project over creative differences. The character is described as a self-made millionaire whose success has only amplified ...

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