February 18, 2013 5:02 pm

Bob Miller recalls the Kings under Jerry Buss

Dr. Jerry Buss passed away at the age of 80 on Monday and left behind a legacy as amongst the most influential executives in the history of American professional sports. Buss purchased the Kings, the Lakers and the Forum from Jack Kent Cooke for 67.5 million dollars in June, 1979, a pivotal moment in Los Angeles sports culture. He owned the Kings from 1979 to 1988 before selling his remaining shares of the team, while the Lakers won 10 NBA Championships under his guidance.

Earlier today I had a conversation with broadcaster Bob Miller centered around his recollections of the Los Angeles Kings under the ownership of Dr. Jerry Buss.

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