revgen wrote:I don't care for either Billy Mac or Ireland as announcers. They're sideline reporters.
Weezy wrote:Thread merged. I wasn't aware that Ireland WAS taking over as TV announcer at some point. I assumed we would eventually find someone better to take over permanently. I like Ireland, but is prefer he stay on radio and we replace Billy Mac with a better choice.
Weezy wrote:I honestly don't know what options there are, personally I loved Sunderland and I really liked Joel. I guess Ireland wouldn't be the worst choice, he's good on the radio, I just think there had to be somebody out there better, even if we have to steal them from another team.
DarthRekal wrote:can we steal HOT ROD Hundley from the Jazz?? hes a laker for life
kenshi1023 wrote:steal back dedes! i really thought he was the second coming of chick :)
how come they didn't offer him radio and TV...
According to the L.A. Daily News, the Lakers lost Dedes to the New York Knicks, where he will serve as their TV play-by-play announcer and be given the flexibility to continue doing College Basketball and NFL broadcasts.
GoldenKnight wrote:I don't mind Billy Mac, but I don't know why they ever let go of Sunderland, he was awesome.
Weezy wrote:^^^ it's not just that with Jon Barry, he was a Laker in '97/'98 when Kobe was a cocky young kid, I'm pretty sure he owned him in practice then too and that's where the hate started.