KSPN-A (ESPNLA 710 AM)/Los Angeles, Lakers Ink Contract Extension
June 9, 2015 at 1:59 PM (PT)
ESPN Sports KSPN-A (ESPNLA 710 AM)/LOS ANGELES and the LOS ANGELES LAKERS have inked a two-year extension of their radio play-by-play deal, extending it through 2021-22. The station has been the home of the LAKERS on radio since 2009. JOHN IRELAND and former LAKER MYCHAL THOMPSON, both also hosts on the station, will continue to call the games.
“We at ESPNLA have enjoyed a terrific and mutually-beneficial relationship with the LOS ANGELES LAKERS since 2009, and could not be more excited to extend our agreement through mid-2022,” said ESPNLA VP/GM SCOTT MCCARTHY. “We are very proud to be associated with one of the premier franchises in all of sports.”
“ESPN and the ESPN brand are synonymous with excellence, and we’re proud to be affiliated with them,” said LAKERS SVP of Business Operations/COO TIM HARRIS. “The management and employees are consummate professionals and people we enjoy working with, and we’re very pleased to extend our partnership with them.”