Jim Buss

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Report: Lakers Agree To Multiyear Extension With GM Kupchak

The Los Angeles Lakers have extended the contract of general manager Mitch Kupchak, according to ESPN Los Angeles.


Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers shoots against Kendall Marshall #12 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Griffin, Paul Lead Clippers In Rout Of Lakers, 120-97

Blake Griffin and Chris Paul scored 23 points apiece, and the Los Angeles Clippers hung another rout on the Lakers, winning 120-97 Sunday to take three of four games this season from their beleaguered Staples Center co-tenants.


Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers dunks against Chris Kaman #9 and Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. N (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lillard Leads Blazers To 124-112 Win Over Lakers

Damian Lillard scored 34 points, LaMarcus Aldridge had 31 points and 15 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 124-112 Tuesday night.


Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on against the Portland Trailblazers on March 3, 2014 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. (credit: Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers’ Gasol Diagnosed With Vertigo, Doubtful For Tuesday

Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol has been diagnosed with vertigo.


Austin Rivers #25 of the New Orleans Pelicans has his shot challenged by Robert Sacre #50 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on March 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pelicans Beat Lakers 132-125 To End 8-Game Skid

Anthony Davis had 28 points and 15 rebounds, Eric Gordon also scored 28 and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 132-125 Tuesday night to snap an eight-game losing streak.


George Hill #3 of the Indiana Pacers shoots against the Los Angeles Lakers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on February 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

George, Defense Lead Pacers Over Lakers, 118-98

Indiana already had the league’s No. 1 defense. The Lakers discovered Tuesday that the Pacers’ offense is becoming just as potent.


Kent Bazemore of Lakers falls down while blocking Xaviwer Henry during the game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets at Staples Center on February 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Lakers Fall To Nets In Collins’ Debut, 108-102

Jason Collins played his first game with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night, becoming the first openly gay active player in the four major U.S. professional sports leagues.


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Lakers Match Franchise Record 6th Straight Home Loss With 96-79 Defeat

Reserve Alec Burks scored 13 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and the Utah Jazz sent the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers to a franchise record-tying sixth straight home loss, 96-79 on Tuesday night.


David West #21 of the Indiana Pacers shoots against Jordan Hill #27 of the Los Angeles Lakers at STAPLES Center on January 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

League-Leading Pacers Hand Lakers Conference-Worst 30th Loss

David West scored 19 points, Lance Stephenson had 15 points and 14 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers wrapped up a five-game road trip with a 104-92 victory over the spiraling Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.


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Lakers Return For First Post-Buss Era Practice

The Los Angeles Lakers returned to their first day of practice on Tuesday following the death of team owner Dr. Jerry Buss.


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Lakers Organization Will Remain In The Buss Family

The Lakers organization will stay in the Buss family in the wake of owner Jerry Buss’ death Monday.

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Lakers Introduce Coach D’Antoni

Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak will introduce him at a news conference some time after 2 p.m., following the team’s practice in El Segundo.

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Western Conference Team Coach Mike D'Antoni talks with Kobe Bryant before the 2007 NBA All-Star Game on February 18, 2007 at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE/Getty Images)

Kobe Calls Coach Mike D’Antoni An Offensive Genius

The Los Angeles Lakers will no longer be searching for a new coach when they take the floor Tuesday night, but their newest employee won’t be on the bench quite yet.


Los Angeles Lakers Introduce Mike Brown

Kobe, Magic Say It’s time For Buss To Meet Bryant

Just days after Kobe Bryant challenged the Lakers’ front office to make a desision regarding Pau Gasol and Ken Berger of CBSports.com filed a scathing and revealing report on the inner dysfunction of the team’s front office, Bryant told reporters that he and Jim Buss should meet for a conversation. And he wasn’t the only Laker great to suggest the idea.


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Brian Shaw Learned About Brown Hire Through Media

Turns out Los Angeles Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant wasn’t the only one who was a little bit worked up over his team’s coaching search, which eventually ended with Mike Brown taking the reins from a retiring Phil Jackson. Back in May, you might remember, Bryant expressed surprise that Brown had been named head coach and Lakers VP Jim Buss ended up admitting that Bryant should have been more included in the process.