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Lakers honor Dr. Jerry Buss

Updated: February 21, 2013, 5:26 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant once told Dr. Jerry Buss that he wanted the Los Angeles Lakers owner to be announced at center court so Buss could receive the recognition from the fans he deserved.

Bryant helped deliver some of that recognition to Buss posthumously Wednesday, as the Lakers guard addressed the Staples Center crowd during a moving tribute to the legendary owner before L.A. played their longtime rival Boston Celtics.

"On Monday, we lost who we all know to be the greatest ...

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