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NBA world reacts to Jerry Buss' death

Jerry Buss, the longtime Lakers owner who led the franchise to 10 NBA championships, died Monday. He was 80.

“The NBA has lost a visionary owner whose influence on our league is incalculable and will be felt for decades to come," NBA commissioner David Stern said. "More importantly, we have lost a dear and valued friend. Our thoughts are with the family at this difficult time.”

Former Lakers, current NBA players and owners, reporters and celebrity Lakers fans were among those who took to Twitter to express their condolences and offer their thoughts on Buss, who bought the team in 1979. Here's a sampling:

https://twitter.com/MagicJohnson/status/303573077864894464

https://twitter.com/James_Worthy42/status/303545122707095552

https://twitter.com/mcuban/status/303544857123749888

https://twitter.com/dennisrodman/status/303561921708298242

https://twitter.com/KingJames/status/303556330176798720

https://twitter.com/MickyArison/status/303543219466149889

https://twitter.com/KDTrey5/statuses/303582534300733440

https://twitter.com/chrisrock/status/303554765873364992

https://twitter.com/kevinlove/status/303550915527467009

https://twitter.com/LilTunechi/status/303582519771684865

https://twitter.com/NickSwagyPYoung/status/303547290805731328

http://twitter.com/BillSimmons/statuses/303588533275348992

https://twitter.com/LAIreland/status/303567033633763328

https://twitter.com/flea333/status/303546574372495360

https://twitter.com/jadande/status/303546969039708162

https://twitter.com/Lockedonsports/status/303555684853772288

https://twitter.com/BonnieBernstein/status/303545799193792512

https://twitter.com/LakersNation/status/303534572887498753

https://twitter.com/KamBrothers/status/303545360901615616

https://twitter.com/bruce_arthur/status/303532841424285697

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