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Lakers broadcaster Chick Hearn dies at 85

Updated: August 6, 2002, 10:45 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Play-by-play announcer Chick Hearn, who made phrases like "slam dunk'' and "air ball'' common basketball expressions during his 42-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died Monday. He was 85.



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