2015-10-26 00:00:00.0
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ALEX TREBEK TALKS HIS LOVE OF THE LAKERS, MAKES 2015-16 NBA PREDICTIONS

As the host of Jeopardy! for the last 32 years, you already know that Alex Trebek has built up an impressive wealth of knowledge spanning a wide range of subjects. But did you know that basketball has been a particular area of expertise for decades? He made his high school basketball team by surprise; then, after moving to Los Angeles in 1973, he became a Lakers fan. He’s been following the team for over 40 years, and he can hold an in-depth conversation about many of the team’s intricacies.

As the host of Jeopardy! for the last 32 years, you already know that Alex Trebek has built up an impressive wealth of knowledge spanning a wide range of subjects. But did you know that basketball has been a particular area of expertise for decades? He made his high school basketball team by surprise; then, after moving to Los Angeles in 1973, he became a Lakers fan. He’s been following the team for over 40 years, and he can hold an in-depth conversation about many of the team’s intricacies. In this video, Alex shares some of his own history with the sport, his love of the Los Angeles Lakers, and a few predictions for the 2015-16 NBA season, which tips off Tuesday, October 27.