Chick Hearn

Nov 27, 1916

Bio: As the sportscaster who called nearly every L.A. Lakers game since the team moved from Minneapolis to Los Angeles in the 1960s, rapid-fire announcer Chick Hearn introduced some of the most colorful and enduring new basketball vernacular of the 20th century. Terms such as "slam dunk" and "air ball" would become so engrained in the terminology of the game that both… More


Chick Hearn Videos

1 minutes 50 seconds
Love And Basketball
2 minutes 20 seconds
Wrongfully Accused
2 minutes 31 seconds
White Men Can't Jump
2 minutes 3 seconds

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