Jerry Buss, real estate magnate and longtime owner of the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers, died Monday of an undisclosed form of cancer, his spokesman Bob Steiner said. Buss, 80, was a patient at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. His health had declined rapidly in recent weeks.
Kobe Bryant wasn't happy when referee Bennie Adams hit him with a technical in the third quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the San Antonio Tuesday night. In fact, after Kobe had taken a seat on the bench, TNT's camera caught him directing a gay slur at Adams.