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Former Laker Tommy Hawkins Passes Away

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The following statement was issued today by CEO & Controlling Owner Jeanie Buss on behalf of the team:

“We are saddened to hear the news regarding Tommy Hawkins. He was and will always be part of the Lakers family. He was a member of the Lakers when the team moved from Minneapolis to Los Angeles and he made LA his home. Tommy not only contributed as a player but also as a sports executive and broadcaster. His baritone voice and easy demeanor made him a favorite of the fans and media as well as everyone who had the honor of calling him a friend. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Hawkins family.”

Source: NBA.com/Lakers

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