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  • L.A. Lakers owner Buss stable after collapsing

    10/16/2002 12:34:32 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 1 replies · 122+ views
    Associated Press | October 16, 2002 | Louinn Lota
    LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss collapsed and was rushed to a hospital after apparently tearing a neck muscle while attending a fund-raising dinner Tuesday night. Buss, 69, was in stable condition at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and was expected to be released within a few hours. Hospital spokesman Johnny Hagerman declined to release any other details on Buss' condition. "He turned his head really quickly and either tore or partially tore a muscle in his neck," team spokesman John Black said. Black added that the pain was so severe that Buss put his head down between...