LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss is being treated at a hospital for dehydration.

Lakers spokesman John Black confirmed Tuesday that Buss is in a local hospital, but says he is recovering and is expected to be released soon.

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No other details have been released.

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The hospitalization of the 78-year-old Buss was first reported by TMZ.com.

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