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Owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, L.A. Forum, Pickfair.

Had four children with his ex-wife, JoAnn Mueller: Jimmy Buss, Johnny Buss, Jeanie Buss and Janie Buss (born 1964). He also had two sons with his ex-girlfriend, Karen Demel: Joey Buss (born 1985) and Jesse Buss (born 1988).

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on October 30, 2006.

Former chemistry professor.

Following his death, he was interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills) in Los Angeles, California.

Once owned one of five known 1913 USA Liberty Head nickels. The coin was sold (by a different owner) in 2010 for $3.7 million.

Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2010).

Received his Master of Science degree and his Ph.D degree in physical chemistry from the University of Southern California (1957).

Received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming (1953).