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The time has come for Jim Buss

His late father trusted him to lead the Lakers into the future. Now is his moment.

Updated: September 11, 2013, 7:57 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

It's hard to say why we save the things we save when someone dies. Why a particular shirt feels meaningful or why it's hard to delete certain voicemails. The list of things a loved one leaves in a will might be long. It's often what they didn't have to include in the will that sticks with you.

Among other things, Jim Buss saved a voicemail from his father from Jan. 20, less than a month before the Lakers' Hall of Fame owner, Jerry Buss, died after an 18-month battle with cancer. He has ...

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