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Chick Hearn

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  • Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

    Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show. The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Thanks Dr. Jerry Buss for success of L.A. Lakers

    The death of Dr. Jerry Buss affects any L.A. sports fan. I kept reading and watching the sad news on Monday as a way for the loss to sink in even though his absence in the public eye the past two years was an unspoken foreshadowing of what transpired. If...
  • Commentary: Thanks, Dr. Jerry Buss, for success of L.A. Lakers

    The death of Dr. Jerry Buss affects any sports fan. I kept reading and watching the sad news as a way for the loss to sink in, even though his absence in the public eye the past two years was an unspoken foreshadowing of what transpired. If it weren't...
  • Jerry Buss' everlasting purple and bold effect

    Jerry Buss' everlasting purple and bold effect
    Jerry Buss may be gone, but Jerry Buss hasn't gone anywhere. Jerry Buss may have died on Feb. 18 at age 80, but Jerry Buss lives. When watching the Lakers makes you howl, when watching the NBA makes you smile, when watching anything in professional...
  • And now, the rest of the story about Jerry Buss

    And now, the rest of the story about Jerry Buss
    It took several cups of coffee and a couple of hours one recent morning to realize there was still so much more to know about Jerry Buss. The coffee was shared with Bob Steiner, Buss' longtime public relations advisor and general confidant. We...
  • Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

     Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things. It was youthful ambition — a...
  • Pete Carroll to preside over coaches workshop, football festival for kids at L.A. Live

     
    Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll returns to Southern California this weekend to preside over “Win Forever” events, which include a workshop for coaches on Friday night at the Grammy Museum at L.A. Live and a football festival for kids on......
  • Poll: Would you prefer Spero Dedes or Joel Meyers as the Lakers' play-by-play announcer?

     
    Who would you want as the Lakers' play-by-play announcer?customer surveys Laker fans don't just expect an NBA championship every season. They expect a championship voice to narrate that journey. It's a role the late Chick Hearn filled admirably,...
  • Lakers Moments: Kurt Rambis gets what he wants

     
    Seize the ball: The Lakers' Kurt Rambis grabs a loose ball ahead of the 76ers' Julius Erving on June 1, 1982. Rambis spent nine of his 14 seasons in the NBA with the Lakers and won four championships with the......
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 98-80 Game 6 victory over New Orleans Hornets

     
    This is a photo-caption contest in itself. When Ron Artest flexed his muscles during Thursday's game, it was the equivalent of Chick Hearn saying the game was in the refrigerator. At that point, everyone knew the Lakers had secured the victory. Game...
  • Lakers Moments: Jamaal Wilkes is smooth as silk

     
    Stay slick: Lakers forwad Jamaal Wilkes is double-teamed by Portland Trail Blazers during a game on Jan. 4, 1985. Los Angeles went on to win it, 120-95. It was Wilkes’ blessing and bane that he played alongside, and was often......