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Jerry Buss hospitalized

Posted on: December 7, 2011 8:33 pm
Edited on: December 7, 2011 11:01 pm
By Matt Moore  

A Lakers team rep confirmed to TMZ  and the OC Register that owner Jerry Buss has been hospitalized for blood clots in his leg. The representative told TMZ that it's believed to have been related to "excessive travel." 

The hospitalization caps off a tumultous week for the family after Buss' youngest son Jesse was arrested in Lexington, Kentucky for public intoxication. Meanwhile, his team has been in the process of pursuing trades with both New Orleans for Chris Paul, and Orlando for Dwight Howard.

Buss is 97 years old. It is widely believed that son Jim Buss is taking a larger role in the day-to-day operations of the Lakers, and that is his decision-making that will lead to a potential trade for CP3 or Howard or to build around Andrew Bynum.
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Posted on: December 8, 2011 12:23 pm
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Since: Nov 3, 2006
Posted on: December 8, 2011 1:16 am

Jerry Buss hospitalized

I thought 97 sounded old. Jerry Buss is 77, not 97. Ever tried wikipedia?

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