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Since: 1.3.02
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Chick Hearn, Laker broadcaster for 36 years, who held a record calling 3,338 games in a row died today from complications from a fall he took last Friday.





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Damn. I was hoping not to have to read this. That really sucks.



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:(... Although I'm personally a Laker hater, you really hate to see this. Great voice for the game, pretty innovative too.
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He was THE best, hands down. I felt horrible reading about it this morning and will miss him greatly.



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And props to (Laker Hata) CRZ for putting the RIP Chick Hearn on the front of / today.

BTW, he apparently got the nickname when some of his friends, as a prank, gave him a mystery present, which turned out to be a chicken.



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I'll give the Raps credit, it was clear that O'Neal didn't have anything left in the tank and they were smart to cut their losses quickly rather than keep him for the rest of the season and waste the whole year.
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