Lakers Announce the Passing of Louis Baumeister

This morning, the Lakers lost an important member of their family with the passing of Louis (Lou) Baumeister.

Baumeister, who passed away at the age of 76 after a battle with cancer, served as president of California Sports, the parent company of the Los Angeles Lakers, from 1979 to 1999.

The Lakers would like to send their condolences to his wife Marilyn and their four children, Annie, Danny, Anthony and Monica.