Los Angeles Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss Conversation

Los Angeles Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss joins this weeks podcast.  She got her start in sports business at the age of 19 running the tennis at the legendary Great Western Forum, which is how she came to meet Jimmy Connors.  Along with sell out exhibition matches Jimmy also played for Jeanie on the World Team Tennis Los Angeles Strings in the early 90's.  Jimmy a Brett talks about their time traveling with The Strings, and Jeanie recalls a memorable time in Hershey Pennsylvania with Brett. How an encounter with and excited father led to her putting on a prematch exhibition between two teenage sisters from Compton, Venus and Serena Williams. Jeanie talks about her relationship with her father Dr Jerry Buss, and why she chose to follow in his footsteps.  Growing up around Magic Johnson and the famous "Showtime" Lakers, Jeanie tells us how her relationship with the 5 time champ helped in acquiring Lebron James to the current squad.  Can the team continue their success as we head under the bubble in Orlando as the NBA looks to resume the 2020 season and playoffs.   Remembering Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gigi, and what they meant to Jeanie and the Lakers community as a whole.  All that and more on Show #16 of Advantage Connors 

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