As reported by various outlets on Monday morning, Dr. Jerry Buss passed today at the age of 8o after his battle with Cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Read below for more reactions from the world of Twitter to hear what everyone is saying of Buss’ passing…
I'm deeply saddened over da loss of the great Dr. Jerry Buss. He was a dear friend, mentor,and brilliant business mind thank u 4 8 gr8 yrs
— SHAQ (@SHAQ) February 18, 2013
This is a great loss for the LAKER NATION–1st the legendary Chick Hearn and now my 2nd dad, the beloved Dr. Jerry Buss. I LOVE you Dr. Buss!
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) February 18, 2013
RIP to the legend Jerry Buss
— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) February 18, 2013
A look back at Jerry Buss' accomplishments http://t.co/TgnL5ZH0
— First Take (@FirstTake) February 18, 2013
#OriginalSWAG RT @latimes: PHOTO: Jerry Buss in 1979 at the Fabulous Forum http://t.co/aM96mJXi pic.twitter.com/JbVqaCwt
— Lakers Nation (@LakersNation) February 18, 2013
My prayers & condolences go out to Dr Jerry Buss, his family, the entireLaker organization & most of all LAKER FANS. U were a visionary
— marlon wayans (@MarlonWayans) February 18, 2013
Longtime Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss passed away today at 5:55am after a long illness. He was 80. #RIPDrBuss pic.twitter.com/WABLd1Gb
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) February 18, 2013
Thoughts & prayers go out 2 the Buss family over the loss of Mr Jerry Buss. A try pioneer in professional … http://t.co/TMLkpeWW
— Matt Barnes (@Matt_Barnes22) February 18, 2013
R.I.P. Dr.Jerry Buss pic.twitter.com/E0Tz2dN6
— Aamir Mohd (@aamirio251) February 18, 2013
A few folks have brought up salary cap in Jerry Buss discussion. He won 8 of his 10 championships AFTER the salary cap.
— J.A. Adande (@jadande) February 18, 2013
RT @si_vault: Jerry Buss, Pat Riley and Brent Musburger get a champagne bath after the Lakers won the 1987 NBA title: pic.twitter.com/YauMp5Pn
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) February 18, 2013
Huge loss for the @nba and the basketball world. RIP Jerry Buss.
— Kevin Love (@kevinlove) February 18, 2013
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