Allie Clifton, a veteran TV journalist, recently achieved a historic milestone in sports broadcasting.

Allie Clifton Makes History as First Woman to Call Lakers Game

Filling in for Lakers color analyst Stu Lantz, Clifton became the first woman to call a game on a Lakers broadcast. 

Despite having only 60 hours to prepare, Clifton's experience and dedication shone through in her commentary.


Clifton's achievement is seen as a significant step forward for gender diversity and representation in sports media.

She received overwhelming support from fans, colleagues, and basketball star LeBron James, who praised her on social media. 

Clifton's journey from playing basketball at the University of Toledo to broadcasting for the Lakers is truly inspiring.


Her success sends a powerful message to young girls everywhere that they too can pursue their dreams in sports broadcasting.

Clifton's historic broadcast serves as a reminder of the progress being made towards greater inclusivity and diversity in the sports industry.