Dr. Jerry Buss, who owned the Los Angeles Lakers for more than 30 years at a time when the team won 10 NBA championships, has died in Los Angeles on Monday, February 18, 2013. He was 80. Buss is pictured in this file photo with Tom Arnold, Kobe Bryant, Paula Abdul and Earvin "Magic" Johnson (L-R), during a Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony honoring him with a star in 2006. A memorial service will be held Thursday, February 21 in Los Angeles. UPI/Jim Ruymen/files
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