Hugh Hefner - Celebrity Lakers Fans Mourn Death Of Team Owner Jerry Buss

Celebrity basketball fans Hugh Hefner, Vince Neil, Rob Lowe and Adam Levine have paid tribute to the owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, Jerry Buss, following his death on Monday (18Feb13).

The 80-year-old real estate mogul lost his battle with cancer and the tributes have poured in for man who helped shepherd the Nba giants to 10 championships.

Publishing mogul Hefner writes, "Learned of Laker's owner Jerry Buss death to cancer. We've lost a longtime friend", while another pal, rocker Neil, adds, "Rip to my buddy Dr. Jerry Buss. We will miss you. A good friend, a great man. A sad day."

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea tweets, "wow. thank you dr. jerry buss for all you have done to uplift los angeles, and give me untold joy. rest in peace" and actor Lowe posts, "Dr Buss was a visionary, a leader and good friend. Neither the Nba or LA will ever be the same."

Meanwhile, rapper Lil Wayne, actor David Boreanaz and American Idol judge and record producer Randy Jackson have also remembered Buss, and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine tweets, "Thank you Dr. Buss for putting together some of the most soulful and exciting basketball the world will ever see. We're gonna miss you".

Reality Tv star Khloe Kardashian Odom, whose husband Lamar Odom played for the Lakers for seven years, also reached out to Buss' grieving relatives to express her sympathies: "My heart, love and prayers go out to the Buss family. Thank you for the memories!!! Smile and fly your wings".


Tags: Hugh Hefner - Vince Neil - Rob Lowe - Adam Levine - Jerry Buss


More Hugh Hefner

Wolf of Wall Street's Margot Robbie Rejects Playboy Cover Offer

Margot Robbie has come a long way from the quiet Australian suburban paradise that is Neighbours – the former Ramsey Street resident recently starred alongside...

Jenny McCarthy's Halloween Costume: Miley Cyrus' Tongue!

Miley Cyrus has inspired more than one celebrity costume this Halloween. On Saturday (26th October) Hugh Hefner and his wife Crystal dressed as Robin Thicke...

Paris Hilton Shells Out $5000 To Look Like Other Celebs This Halloween

It's tough enough settling on one Halloween costume idea for most people, let alone affording multiple outfits for different parties but this is apparently what...

Miley Cyrus & Robin Thicke Inspire Hugh Hefner & Paris Hilton's Costumes At Playboy Halloween Party

Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke inadvertently created a horror story three months before Halloween. Their performance at the MTV Video Music Awards in August has...


Tis The Season For A Miley Cyrus/Robin Thicke Costume With Hugh Hefner Leading By Example

Every year around Halloween, there are ten or so pop culture costumes you just can’t avoid – this year we’re likely to see a lot...

Kate Moss Will Bare All For Playboy's 60th Anniversary Edition

Kate Moss turns 40 soon, and so to celebrate that she is doing something that few other 40-year-old women would consider; stripping down to her...

Lovelace: First Look At Amanda Seyfried As Linda Lovelace [Trailer and Pictures]

The first trailer for Rob Epstein and Jeffrey's Friedman's biopic of 1970's adult movie star Linda Lovelace has rolled out online. Lovelace, stars Les Miserables...

Biochemistry Major Raquel Pomplun Is Playboy's Playmate Of the Year 2013

Raquel Pomplun, a biochemistry major and classically trained ballerina, is Playboy's Playmate of the Year for 2013. Hugh Hefner's pick for the iconic honor shot...



Hugh Hefner Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Hugh Hefner

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All