DIED. CHICK HEARN, 85, colorful radio and television announcer for the Los Angeles Lakers and 1992 inductee to the Basketball Hall of Fame, who during his 42-year career coined such phrases as "slam dunk" and "air ball"; in Los Angeles. One of the few off-court icons of the NBA, Hearn called the play-by-play in an uninterrupted streak of 3,338 games from November 1965 until Dec. 16, 2001, when he had open-heart surgery. "There's never going to be another Chick Hearn," said the Lakers' legendary guard, Magic Johnson. "Some people grow bigger than their sport, bigger than their...

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