He might even be stifling a yawn. Neither did he force the Japanese surrender by leading the raid on Tokyo, as he might well tell a bellhop or a cabdriver.
He tells it like it ought to be. A Laker lead with two minutes to play filled him with dread and foreboding. Chick Hearn helped all the clubs, not only Bob Short's Lakers.
Rebound to Kareem. Tracy honed her skills at two boutique research firms in Boston, Massachusetts. Seriously, look it up.
He has enriched the language. Wildly exciting.
Rebound to Magic! Yo-yoing to the baseline. Seventeen-footer, no good!
OK, Jones to dribble. I can remember a Sunday afternoon playoff game that drew all of 2, people to the Sports Arena. Sports need dramatizing.
Chick's pulse is a nice, steady If Magic Johnson sneezes, Chick has him in intensive care. But who wants to hear that?
The game got about the same press that high school soccer got. Chick doesn't necessarily tell it like it is.
Vitus' Dance. Twenty years and 2, consecutive games have not slowed his tongue nor dimmed his enthusiasm.
Well, unleashed may be a strong word but they did give her a piece of paper that stated she had gone to class most fhat the time. Playoff games were in junior college gyms.
Chick is paid to make pro basketball exciting. To Chick, the cup was always half empty. Minor league hockey was a bigger draw. Tracy Klinkroth Principal InGeorge Michael topped the charts with a little song called "Faith", Ronald Reagan was contemplating retirement, and a movie about 3 men and a baby made Million dollars at the box office. Nice hustle!
Nothing serious. Two travelers from Siberia might think Chick was talking in code. Then go this week to Sears. The end of the world? The Lakers were lucky chiick draw the rent.
A ride over Niagara Falls in a barrel? As is "slam dun," "dribble drive," "fall-away jumper," "popcorn machine. Epiphany often works with advertising agencies to assist their clients in branding and communications testing because really, wouldn't you like to know ahead of time that your going to get promoted in 6 months after this thing launches? For instance, he was in World War II, all right.
Dawkins has him in a wrist lock. The team had its lunch in a bag when Chick started broadcasting. She has traveled extensively in Europe and Latin America and will be trekking to the Amazon this spring, where, fhick addition to seeing the sites, will also be volunteering at an orphanage.
But he sounds like a man in terminal dementia, or one experiencing the onset of St. They don't pay Chick Hearn to be blase.
As someone has said, "Wilt Chamberlain went from freak to Farouk. No, just another Saturday basketball game with Francis Dayle Hearn at the mike. But Chick will make you think it's the Alamo.