Jerry Buss

 

 

Age: 80

 

Summary: longtime owner of the Los Angeles Lakers professional basketball team who guided the NBA franchise to 10 championships and transformed the Lakers into southern California's most beloved sports franchise after buying the club in 1979.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from cancer and kidney failure

 

Born: January 27, 1933

 

Died: February 18, 2013

 

Location: Los Angeles, California