Lee Moore to Retire from the Lakers

EL SEGUNDO - Lee Moore, a longtime Lakers employee who has been affiliated with the team in various capacities since 1967, will retire today, it was announced by the team.

Originally from Monroe, Louisiana, Moore, 81, has been a familiar face for over 48 years and has served in various roles within the organization. Most recently, Moore worked at the team’s training facility. Prior to serving at the training facility, Moore spent over 34 years working as a security officer at the Forum and Los Angeles Sports Arena. A beloved member of the Lakers family, Moore was mentioned warmly by Jerry West in his 2011 autobiography “West by West: My Charmed, Tormented Life.”

“We are very thankful for Lee’s contributions to the Lakers organization,” said Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak. “Not only has he been a dedicated and loyal employee, he has made numerous friendships with players, coaches and staff that will continue for years to come. Although he will be sincerely missed, we wish Lee all the best in his retirement.”