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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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