Voices: Lakers owner Jerry Buss dies

Updated: February 18, 2013, 10:36 PM ET

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss, who died on Monday, was as much a part of the team's "Showtime" atmosphere as the star power on the floor and in the sideline seats. The Lakers were already a successful franchise when Buss, a real estate developer with a doctorate in chemistry, purchased the team. But under Buss, the Lakers became a dynasty, winning 10 NBA titles during his ownership. Current and former NBA players, fellow owners and others paid tribute to Buss and his legacy, ...

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