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Chick Hearn

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  • Scott Wannberg dies at 58; poet and Dutton's book buyer

    Scott Wannberg dies at 58; poet and Dutton's book buyer
    Scott Wannberg, a gentle behemoth of the Los Angeles poetry scene and a mainstay of the old Dutton's bookstore in Brentwood, where for nearly 25 years he molded the reading habits of a wide assortment of customers and petted every dog that crossed the...
  • NBA arena rankings: No. 3 Los Angeles' Staples Center

    NBA arena rankings: No. 3 Los Angeles' Staples Center
    It's difficult to build an NBA arena that stands out from the pack. In sharp contrast to the sport of baseball — which enables architects to create quirky outfield dimensions and venues that sometimes employ retractable roofs — basketball...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: We've lost a piece of California gold

    For the past week a deep sadness has shadowed me concerning the death of Huell Howser. I am so grateful that Huell Howser was able to hear what I wrote about him in the Crosby Chronicles a month ago. His assistant called me and said that when he read...
  • Commentary: We've lost a piece of California gold

    A deep sadness has shadowed me concerning the death of Huell Howser. I am so grateful that Huell was able to hear what I wrote about him a month ago. His assistant called me and said that when he read the piece to Huell, it moved him to tears, and that...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Angeleno pride for Kings victory

    The Crosby Chronicles: Angeleno pride for Kings victory
    The Los Angeles Kings have won their first NHL Championship after 45 years of being in existence. While not a rabid fan, I have followed the Kings all of my life. I would listen to the games on radio with Bob Miller announcing them (he still does).  We...
  • Vin Scully, pitch perfect for the Dodgers

    Vin Scully, pitch perfect for the Dodgers
    Oh, that voice! It comes out of the TV, it comes out of the radio, it comes out of the man sitting across from me in the cafe behind the press box at Dodger Stadium. Courtly and indefatigable, Vin Scully has been calling Dodger games since Harry Truman...
  • Lakers blog profile: phred phredington explains why being a Lakers fan is 'all about the love'

     
    This is the 26th post in a series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com phred’s Profile: IT IS ALL ABOUT THE LOVE and (phred Has To Say It Is A Good Life,...
  • The Times' All Things Lakers database is a valuable resource

     
    The thrill behind scouring The Times' recently launched All Things Lakers database is the ease of finding a Lakers factoid literally at the click of the button. The possibilities are endless. Wax nostalgia after reading biographies of well-known Lakers...
  • Jerry West statue unveiling at Staples Center to take place Thursday at 6 p.m.

     
    No longer will Jerry West's image be immortalized only in the NBA logo. At 6 p.m. Thursday outside Staples Center, it will also show up in the form of a statue. This will be the third Lakers statue outside Staples Center, joining those of Magic Johnson...
  • Jerry West statue unveiling: Crowd gathers before presentation at Staples Center

     
    Jerry West statue unveiling: Jerry West statue unveiling draws crowd at Staples Center....
  • Lakers Moments: Chick Hearn gives the play-by-play

     
    A familiar friend: Chick Hearn, the voice of the Lakers, called the shots from this vantage point at the Forum in Inglewood on June 3, 1982. Hearn is one of the most iconic Lakers figures, even though he never was......