It's getting to be quite the get-together of folks who have signed on to work this summer for the Los Angeles Lakers
after putting the Portland Trail Blazers
in their rearview mirror.
First it was guard Steve Blake
. Then Theo Ratliff.
And now the unkindest cut of all: As first reported by Blazersedge
, Blazers sideline reporter Rebecca Haarlow
to patrol the sidelines for the Lakers. (Cable viewers in Portland will still get to see her during Fox Sports News' national broadcasts of Pac-10 football and basketball.)
Her departure leads to three immediate questions:
1) What's the over-under on how many games it takes before Haarlow asks Kobe Bryant in a post-game interview her signature "How big was that win?" question?
2) How much will Hollywood's aspiring starlets pay to attend Haarlow's broadcasting camp
? More than $350 apiece?
3) Is there something in the air today that has Portland broadcast personalities skedaddling