Stuart Burrell Lantz (born July 13, 1946) is an American former basketball player who is a television commentator for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) on Spectrum SportsNet. 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.
Stu Lantz playing for the Nebraska Cornhuskers in 1968.
|Born||July 13, 1946|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|High school||Uniontown (Uniontown, Pennsylvania)|
|NBA draft||1968 / Round: 3 / Pick: 23rd overall|
|Selected by the San Diego Rockets|
|1968–1972||San Diego / Houston Rockets|
|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 Basketball-Reference.com|
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.
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