Video: Lakers Official Skipped At Ring Ceremony

Jimmy Traina at SI.com’s Hot Clicks and Larry Brown of LarryBrownSports.com have the details on an unfortunate oversight during the Los Angeles Lakers ring ceremony Tuesday night.

Rasheed Hazzard Passed Over At Lakers Ring Ceremony

(Standing next to Kareem a hazard when getting your bling)

As Laker staffers were being announced to the Staples Center crowd - and a national television audience - one team official was completely skipped.

Lakers advance scout Rasheed Hazzard, son of former UCLA star and NBA player Walt Hazzard, was passed over by the Staples Center public address announcer Lawrence Tanter.


Remind me to not stand next to Kareem at my next NBA Championship ring ceremony. At Staples Center. On a Tuesday.