Los Angeles Lakers Jeanie Buss stops a coup attempt by her brothers

Byline: Nick Cardona

There's family drama inside on the most famous front offices in sports. Los Angeles Lakers' president and co-owner Jeanie Buss just stopped a coup attempt.

The ones trying to take control of the team are her brothers.

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Jeanie Buss, Los Angeles Lakers Executive Vice President of Business Operations, poses for a portrait in the Staples Center before the NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Antonio Spurs in Los Angeles, February 3, 2011. Buss is executive vice president of business operations for the Lakers, one of the world's best known sports franchises. She is the daughter of team owner, Jerry Buss, and sister to executive vice president of player personnel, Jim Buss. As important, she is the girlfriend of coach Phil Jackson. She calls juggling her personal and her business life one of the most challenging issues she faces, day-to-day. Picture taken February 3, 2011. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Nov 15, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers president Jeanie Buss presents Anthony Sadler with a jersey before the game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Detroit Pistons at Staples Center. Sadler was one of three americans that helped to foil a terror attack on a train traveling form Amsterdam to Paris in August. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
Former Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson (R) smiles with Lakers Executive Vice President of Business Operations Jeanie Buss (C) during a ceremony to retire jersey #34 in honor of former Los Angeles Lakers player Shaquille O'Neal during halftime of their NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Los Angeles April 2, 2013. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Nov 15, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers president Jeanie Buss (left) presents jerseys to Anthony Salder (center left), Spencer Stone (center right) and Alek Skarlatos (right) before the game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Detroit Pistons at Staples Center. Sadler, Stone and Skarlatos helped to foil a terror attack on a train traveling form Amsterdam to Paris in August. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
Jeanie Buss, Los Angeles Lakers Executive Vice President of Business Operations, poses for a portrait in the Staples Center before the NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Antonio Spurs in Los Angeles, February 3, 2011. Buss is executive vice president of business operations for the Lakers, one of the world's best known sports franchises. She is the daughter of team owner, Jerry Buss, and sister to executive vice president of player personnel, Jim Buss. As important, she is the girlfriend of coach Phil Jackson. She calls juggling her personal and her business life one of the most challenging issues she faces, day-to-day. Picture taken February 3, 2011. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Former Los Angeles Lakers' Shaquille O'Neal (2nd R) hugs actor Jack Nicholson (R) as he poses with former coach Phil Jackson (L) and Executive Vice President of Business Operations Jeanie Buss, during a ceremony to retire jersey #34 in honor of O'Neal during halftime of the NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Los Angeles, April 2, 2013. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL ENTERTAINMENT)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Jeanie Buss, President and part owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, watches warm up before the game against the San Antionio Spurs at Staples Center on February 26, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 25: (L-R) Charissa Thompson, Larry David and Jeanie Buss attend a basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on November 25, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 31: IOC President, Thomas Bach poses for a photo with Los Angeles Lakers part owner, Jeanie Buss before the Charlotte Hornets game at STAPLES Center on January 31, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25: Part-owner and president of the Los Angeles Lakers Jeanie Buss speaks during the 12th Annual Lakers All-Access at Staples Center on January 25, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25: Former NBA player Shaquille O'neal holds up Lakers' owner and president Jeanie Buss during the 12th Annual Lakers All-Access at Staples Center on January 25, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 12: Phil Jackson (L) and Jeanie Buss attend a basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on March 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Los Angeles Lakers executive Jeanie Buss (L) and former NBA player James Worthy attend the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission's 10th Annual Lakers All-Access Event at Staples Center on November 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Los Angeles Lakers president of business operations Jeanie Buss and Los Angeles Dodgers baseball player Yasiel Puig attend the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission's 10th annual Lakers All-Access event at Staples Center on November 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 2: Former NBA player Shaquille O'Neal poses for a photograph with Executive Vice President of Business Operations Jeanie Buss and former NBA coach Phil Jackson before a game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. O'Neal will have his jersey retired at halftime of tonight's game. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 29: (L-R) Hublot Beverly Hills Boutique President, Greg Simonian, Los Angeles Lakers Executive Vice President of Business Operations, Jeanie Buss, Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant and CEO of Hublot, Ricardo Guadalupe are seen at center court during a presentation naming Hublot the official timekeeper of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on January 29, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 19: NBA player Kobe Bryant (L) and Executive VP of Business Operations for the Los Angeles Lakers Jeanie Buss attends his hand and footprint ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theater on February 19, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
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Johnny and Jim Buss wanted a meeting with the Lakers' minority owners so they could elect a new board of directors and replace their sister. Their motion was eventually withdrawn and the meeting was cancelled.

This high profile drama comes days after Jeanie Buss replaced her brother as President of Basketball operations with former Laker Magic Johnson. And for now, the most powerful woman in the NBA is still in charge of her team.

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