In this May 17, 1980, file photo, Earvin "Magic" Johnson hugs team owner Jerry Buss in the locker room after the Los Angeles Lakers won the 1980 NBA championship against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. Buss, the Lakers' owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships, died Monday. He was 80.
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George Andrews, a long-time sports attorney who lives in Elmhurst, has fond memories of negotiating Magic Johnson's landmark contract with long-time Lakers owner Jerry Buss, who died Monday in Los Angeles.