Lakers owner Jerry Buss died on Feb. 18, 2013 after battling cancer. He was 80.
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SPRINGFIELD, MA - AUGUST 13: Dr. Jerry Buss speaks during the Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2010 Induction Ceremony at the Symphony Hall on August 13, 2010 in Springfield, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2010 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)