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Lakers Statement On The Passing Of Sean Rooks
By Sentinel News Service
Published June 8, 2016
San Antonio Spurs' Sean Elliott is fouled by Los Angeles Lakers' Sean Rooks (45) during the first quarter in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinals series Monday, May 17, 1999, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

San Antonio Spurs’ Sean Elliott is fouled by Los Angeles Lakers’ Sean Rooks (45) during the first quarter in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinals series Monday, May 17, 1999, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

EL SEGUNDO – The following statement was released today by Lakers President/Governor and co-owner Jeanie Buss regarding the death of former Lakers player Sean Rooks:

 “We are shocked and terribly saddened by the news of the death of Sean Rooks. During his time with the Lakers he was a true professional and was a favorite among teammates, coaches and staff. Sean was a friendly guy that everyone loved having around. On behalf of the entire Lakers organization, I’d like to send our condolences as well as thoughts and prayers to his family.”

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