Book Signings and Events

Jeanie Buss - "Laker Girl"
Jeanie Buss
Staples Center 1st Level M5
1111 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015 (map it)
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 5:00pm
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Laker Girl
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By Jeanie Buss, By Steve Springer, Foreword by Phil Jackson

Trade Paper

ISBN 9781600788680

Published Nov 2013

The never-before-told story of the Buss family and of one woman's rise to the top in a man's world, <I>Laker Girl</I> is an unprecedented glimpse into the glamorous world of the Los Angeles Lakers. It is also a behind-the-scenes journal of the 2009–10 Lakers season, a year in which the franchise captured its 16th world championship. By the time Jeanie was 19, she was already a high-ranking executive with World Team Tennis. Today, she is the Lakers' executive vice president of business operations and one of the most influential women in professional sports. Along the way, she's rubbed elbows with everyone from Michael Jordan, John McEnroe, and Shaquille O'Neal to Ryan Seacrest, Khloe Kardashian, Hugh Hefner, and Jack Nicholson. And she's done it all in her own unique, inimitable style. In this updated edition, Buss discusses her recent engagement to Phil Jackson and looks back on the Lakers' eventful past three seasons—an era that has included multiple coaching changes, changes in the front office, a new TV deal, and much more.