Lakers Honor Chick Hearn

       Chick Hearn
, ASA Hall of Famer and legendary Los Angeles Lakers announcer who passed away on August 5, was honored by the Lakers during a pre-game ceremony at the Staples Center on November 24. Those on hand included Hearn's former partner and ASA member Stu Lantz and former Lakers great Jerry West, who presented Hearn's wife, Marge, with a plaque on behalf of the Lakers. The unveiling of a Chick Hearn jersey emblazoned with a microphone was the highlight of the ceremony. It will hang from the rafters at the Staples Center with the jerseys of Lakers greats such as Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Stu Lantz

Lakers announcer and ASA member Stu Lantz
addresses the crowd at the Staples Center during
the ceremony honoring Chick Hearn on Nov. 24.

Chick Hearn Jersey
Lakers unveil Chick Hearn jersey which
will hang at the Staples Center.