John Ireland

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Kobe Plans To Have A Little Talk With Bynum Before Game 6

KCAL 9’s and Lakers play-by-play radio announcer John Ireland spoke to Kobe Bryant as the Los Angeles Lakers arrived to their Denver hotel as they wait for Game 6 Thursday at the Pepsi Center.


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Bynum Will Continue To Shoot Three’s

The drama continues with the Los Angeles Lakers as Mike Brown benches Andrew Bynum after shooting a three-pointer early in the 3rd quarter.


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MacDonald (TV), Ireland (Radio) To Call Lakers Games In ’11-’12 Season

The Lakers will make another change behind the microphone this season.



Game 3 Postgame Coverage Of Lakers’ Loss In Dallas

The Los Angeles Lakers are down 3-0 in their best-of-seven series with the Dallas Mavericks, so what’s going on with the back-to back NBA champions?


Walk FOr Autism

Help John Ireland Walk For Autism

To those of you who know me, this story will not come as a huge surprise. At the start of the recently concluded 13 day, seven game, Lakers road trip I said something that turned out to be pretty stupid



Reaction: What Happened In Orlando?

John Ireland gets the postgame reaction to the loss in Orlando to the Magic.

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Lakers React To Victory Over Knicks

Kobe Bryant scored 33 points in another effortless night at Madison Square Garden, and the Los Angeles Lakers cruised to a 113-96 victory over the struggling New York Knicks on Friday night.


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Snoop Watches Lakers Roll Past Memphis

John Ireland of KCAL9 talked to HUGE Lakers fan Snoop Dogg at the game in Memphis on Monday night.



Lakers Upset, Not Worried Following Spurs Loss

Following the Los Angeles Lakers third consecutive double-digit loss, this time to the San Antonio Spurs, John Ireland caught up with a couple of players to get a feel for the recent struggles.


Miami Heat v Los Angeles Lakers

Heat Crush Lakers Behind James’ Triple-Double

LeBron James had 27 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists while hitting a season-high five 3-pointers, and the Miami Heat thrived on the holiday stage in a 96-80 victory over Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday.


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Suns Get First Shot At Payback Against Lakers

The Phoenix Suns are a different team without Amare Stoudemire in the lineup. Kobe Bryant doesn’t care one bit.