- Category : 1946-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (20)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Cycles 1
American former basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) who is currently a television commentator for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA on Spectrum SportsNet. He has been the Lakers' color commentator since 1987, sharing the microphone with Chick Hearn, Paul Sunderland, Joel Meyers and now Bill Macdonald. Lantz has won numerous awards for his work along the way. The Southern California Sports Broadcasters Association has named Lantz best radio commentator in six of the last seven years.
Lantz played in the National Basketball Association for the San Diego / Houston Rockets (1968–1972), Detroit Pistons (1972–1974), New Orleans Jazz (1974) and Los Angeles Lakers (1974–1976).