“Wish we could give Kobe Bryant a 6th championship ring but he will reflect on this”: When Jeanie Buss gifted the Lakers legend a 25 diamond ring to commemorate his 20-year career in LA

Jeanie Buss gave both Kobe Bryant and Vanessa Bryant two rings each to commemorate the former’s 20-year career with the Lakers.  There are only a handful of athletes who mean more to the city they play in than Kobe Bryant…

“Magic Johnson said he wanted to play for the Lakers for 3 years and go”: Lakers owner Jeanie Buss recounts how Dr. Jerry Buss had the foresight to agree to Earvin’s 3-year plan of bolting to Detroit Pistons

Magic Johnson has perhaps the best smile among all professional sportspersons. Jeanie Buss vividly remembers meeting him as a 17-year-old. Jeanie Buss was an excited teenager who couldn’t quite comprehend her father Jerry’s money moves at the time. However, she…

“Lakers fans would yell at me on the street, ‘Why is your team so bad?!’”: Magic Johnson broke down to Jeanie Buss how the Lakers failures affected his day-to-day life

Jeanie Buss recounts the time Magic Johnson approached her and said Lakers fans were blaming him for the team’s struggles in the 2010s.  The Los Angeles Lakers, following the various injuries to Kobe Bryant in the mid-2010s, started to realize…

“LeBron James is not coming to the Lakers until you clean up this sh*t here”: Kobe Bryant’s advice to Jeanie Buss ahead of recruiting the former Cavs superstar

When Lakers legend Kobe Bryant advised Jeanie Buss to pursue LeBron James only after she got rid of the chaos surrounding the front office management. The LA Lakers were going through a rough patch post their 2010 championship. The franchise…

“Kobe Bryant played for us 20 years, we won’t ever see that again”: Jeanie Buss breaks down why the player movement era is here to stay in the NBA

Jeanie Buss believes that we may never see an NBA player as loyal as Kobe Bryant was to the Lakers, or Dirk to the Mavericks, ever again. The player empowerment era has changed the NBA and its player movement forever,…

“Its hard to go through Kobe Bryant memories again”: Lakers owner Jeanie Buss opens up on Kobe’s tragic death following his induction into the Hall of Fame

Lakers owner Jeanie Buss is still reeling from the untimely death of Kobe Bryant. Buss and the superstar shared a beautiful bond over the years. The date 26th July 2020 is regarded as one of the darkest days in NBA…

“Jerry West is p***** about Jeanie Buss”: Logo West incensed by Lakers owner for snubbing him from her list of top-5 all-time Lakers

Jeanie Buss is fairly in the crosshairs of Jerry West at the moment. The 14-time All-Star and Lakers legend has taken exception to her list of top 5 Lakers. West was a guest with Peter Vecsey on the Hoop Du…

“If Shaq had hit more free throws, he’d be Top 5”: Jeanie Buss hilariously roasts the ‘Big Aristotle’ after replacing him with LeBron James on the ‘Top 5 Lakers’ list

Jeanie Buss jokingly says that if Shaq had hit more of his free throws, she would’ve included him in her ‘Top 5 all-time Lakers’ list.  Though the Boston Celtics may be regarded in the same breath as the Los Angeles…

“Shaquille O’Neal demanded a lot of money”: Lakers owner Jeanie Buss finally reveals the true reason why the Lakers superstar was traded back in 2004

Lakers owner Jeanie Buss reveals that they had to trade their superstar Shaquille O’Neal to Miami as he demanded too much money. Shaquille O’Neal is unarguably the most dominant figure in all of NBA basketball. The 7-foot-1 325-pound monster was…

“David Stern didn’t veto the trade as the commissioner but as the Hornets’ governor”: Jeanie Buss reveals why the NBA kept the Lakers for teaming up Kobe Bryant with Chris Paul

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss finally reveals why the league didn’t let them team up Kobe Bryant with guard Chris Paul. It has been known that back in the 2011-2012 off-season, the Lakers organisation were interested in trading for…