Stu Lantz

Stu Lantz

Stu Lantz playing for the Nebraska Cornhuskers in 1968.
Personal information
Born (1946-07-13) July 13, 1946
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Uniontown (Uniontown, Pennsylvania)
College Nebraska (1965–1968)
NBA draft 1968 / Round: 3 / Pick: 23rd overall
Selected by the San Diego Rockets
Playing career 1968–1976
Position Guard
Number 22, 23
Career history
19681972 San Diego / Houston Rockets
19721974 Detroit Pistons
1974 New Orleans Jazz
1974–1976 Los Angeles Lakers
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 6,782 (12.4 ppg)
Rebounds 1,820 (3.3 rpg)
Assists 1,566 (2.9 apg)
Stats at

Stuart Burrell "Stu" Lantz (born July 13, 1946) is a retired American basketball player and the current television commentator for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) on Spectrum SportsNet.[1] He has been the Lakers' color commentator since 1987, sharing the microphone with Chick Hearn, Paul Sunderland, Joel Meyers and now Bill Macdonald. Lantz has won 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 National Basketball Association from 1968 until 1976. He was drafted by the San Diego Rockets in the third round (1st Pick, 23rd Overall) of the 1968 NBA draft and by the Oakland Oaks in the 1968 ABA Draft after attending the University of Nebraska.[2]


  1. Lakers Broadcast Information LA Lakers official site
  2. Then & Now: Stu Lantz

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