Stu Lantz

Stu Lantz

Infobox NBAretired

number=22, 23
birthdate=Birth date and age|1946|7|13
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
college= Nebraska
*San Diego Rockets/Houston Rockets (1968–1972)
*Detroit Pistons (1972–1974)
*New Orleans Jazz (1974)
*Los Angeles Lakers (1974–1976)
* #22 retired by the University of Nebraska

Stuart (Stu) Burrell Lantz (born July 13 1946, in Uniontown, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a retired American basketball player and the current television commentator for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has been the Lakers' color commentator since 1987, sharing the mic with the legendary Chick Hearn and winning numerous awards for his work along the way. The Southern California Sports Broadcasters Association has named Lantz best radio commentator in six of the last seven years. Lantz played in the American Basketball Association and in the NBA from 1968 until 1976. He was drafted by the San Diego Rockets in the third round (1st pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft after attending the University of Nebraska. [ [ Then & Now: Stu Lantz] ]


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