And the crowd stands for Kareem to get the ball. Everybody's waving their arms...it's in to Kareem. Kareem swing left...right-hand twelve-footer...GOOD!
- calling Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's NBA record 31,420th point, pushing him past Wilt Chamberlain as the league's all-time leading scorer

37-2, ladies and gentleman. If you're just tuning in, no, I haven't been using any of the squeezing of the grape.
- referring to the Lakers colossal lead on the Sacramento Kings during the first quarter of a game between the teams on February 4, 1987.


To the left goes Magic...he's got it. He didn't shoot it...five seconds left. Magic down the middle...do just what I thought. A hook shot of twelve GOOD! Two seconds left! The Lakers take the lead on Magic Johnson's running sky hook! Whooie!
-calling Magic Johnson's "baby-hook" in Game 4 of the 1987 NBA Finals.

Portland can put the champagne away and get out the bottled water, 'cause that's all they're gonna drink on their way home!
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calling the Lakers comeback against the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 7 of the 2000 Western Conference Finals.