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Chick Hearn tribute Tuesday on FS West

April 19, 2010 |  5:19 pm

Fox Sports West will have live coverage Tuesday of the ceremony celebrating the unveiling of the new Chick Hearn statue at Star Plaza outside Staples Center. Besides the television availability, the ceremony also will be streamed live at

Hearn's wife, Marge, will speak at the ceremony as will Stu Lantz, James Worthy, Byron Scott, Bob Miller, Keith Erickson and Jeanie Buss. The unveiling itself is expected to happen about 5:05 p.m. with the festivities beginning about 4:30 p.m. 

The statue was created by sculptors Julie Rotblatt Amrany and Omri Amrany and will be located near statues of Wayne Gretzky, Magic Johnson and Oscar De La Hoya.

Star Plaza is just west of the intersection of Figueroa Street and Chick Hearn Court and is open to everyone. No Lakers ticket is needed.

-- Diane Pucin