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Jerry West speaks at a 1981 press conference as Pat Riley and Jerry Buss look on. The Lakers won 10 championships under the ownership of Buss, who passed away one year ago today at the age of 80. (Manny Millan/SI)

Jerry West speaks at a 1981 press conference as Pat Riley and Jerry Buss look on. The Lakers  won 10 championships under the ownership of Buss, who passed away one year ago today at the age of 80. (Manny Millan/SI)

Jerry West speaks at a 1981 press conference as Pat Riley and Jerry Buss look on. Buss passed away on Monday at the age of 80. (Manny Millan/SI)

Jerry West speaks at a 1981 press conference as Pat Riley and Jerry Buss look on. Buss passed away on Monday at the age of 80. (Manny Millan/SI)

Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, and Jerry West of the Los Angeles Lakers pose before a Oct. 1970 practice. (Darryl Norenberg/WireImage)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Los Angeles Lakers | Rare Wilt Chamberlain Photos

Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, and Jerry West of the Los Angeles Lakers pose before a Oct. 1970 practice. (Darryl Norenberg/WireImage)
GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Los Angeles Lakers | Rare Wilt Chamberlain Photos

Jerry West leads the break during the 1972 Western Conference Finals between the Lakers and Bucks. Los Angeles would wind up eliminating Milwaukee in six games on their way to an NBA championship. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Los Angeles Lakers

Jerry West leads the break during the 1972 Western Conference Finals between the Lakers and Bucks. Los Angeles would wind up eliminating Milwaukee in six games on their way to an NBA championship. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Los Angeles Lakers