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Chick Hearn's streak ends at 3338 games

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Chick Hearn, the LA Lakers' only play-by-play announcer ever (42 years in LA), tonight ends a 36-year streak. For the past 36 years, he has announced every single Laker game, sick or not. The streak is only that short because weather grounded a flight 36 years ago.

Even among non-Laker fans, Chick is regarded as one of -- if not the -- best PBP announcers ever. He practically invented the art of basketball announcing.

Read the full story <a href="http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-chick20dec20.story" target="_blank">here</a> [latimes.com].

-- ShadyG
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He's the real deal...
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