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Rebecca Haarlow Leaves Portland For Los Angeles; Will Work Lakers Games

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A source close to the situation tells Blazersedge that former Comcast Sports Northwest and Blazers Broadcasting sideline reporter Rebecca Haarlow is leaving the station to pursue an opportunity with Fox Sports West. Her work will include Lakers broadcasts.

Well then.

Update (10:50AM): Here's the press release announcing the move from Haarlow's agency, Kauffman Sports Management Group.

REBECCA HAARLOW TO JOIN FOX SPORTS WEST IN ITS COVERAGE OF LOS ANGELES LAKERS BASKETBALL FOR THE 2010-2011 SEASON

Los Angeles, California - July 23, 2010 -Kauffman Sports Management Group announces that client, Rebecca Haarlow, is leaving her post as the sideline reporter for the Portland Trail Blazers after three years of dedicated service.  She will continue her on-air NBA work, joining FS West on their broadcasts of Los Angeles Lakers games in the upcoming 2010-11 season.

Says Haarlow, "It was a difficult decision to leave the Portland Trail Blazers organization because it's family.  While I will always be grateful to the Blazers for the opportunity they gave me, I am very excited to take this new step in my career with FS West."  In addition to Haarlow's coverage of the Los Angeles Lakers, she has also re-joined Fox Sports Network in its national coverage of Pac-10 Football and Basketball, as well as assorted other programming. 

-- Ben Golliver | benjamin.golliver@gmail.com | Twitter