Student of the Game: Marv Albert and Chris Webber good on game call; Entertainment lacks; They earn a B+

    For those not familiar or too young, Chris Webber, 46, was the NBA’s […]


Turner’s Brian Anderson: Versatile and seasoned; He has what it takes to be the sports face of a network

  There are not many out there today like Turner Sports’ Brian Anderson. Give him […]


Halby’s Morsels: NBA announcer changes; League has 14 voices 70 or over, Curt Gowdy and PC in 1975

  Jim Barnett, an eleven year NBA journeyman, did color on Golden State Warriors telecasts […]


Halby’s Morsels: It’s all in the family with names like Albert, Caray, Kelly, Kuiper and Lazarus; Mike Tirico +

First, a programming note. Columnist Dan Mason had a lengthy interview yesterday with the most […]


Halby’s Morsels: No news is good news for Marv Albert; Dick Groat out after 40 years on Pitt radio

  With camps opening at the end of the month and no announcements to the […]


Nepotism? Top network voices, many known names, got young breaks; One announcer first sold cars

  The impending announcement of the callow Noah Eagle getting the Los Angeles Clippers radio […]


ABC releases NBA Finals schedule; Van Gundy and Jackson upset that Mike Breen’s not in the Hall of Fame

SCHEDULE BELOW Mike Breen takes center stage on ABC tonight, calling the play-by-play of the […]


Remembering a legend: Les Keiter, born 100 years ago, called big events and coined colorful phrases

  In his twenties, the prodigious Marv Albert was already the sports director of New […]


ESPN, ABC and Turner release this weekend’s NBA playoff schedule and assigned on-air talent (April 18-21)

The schedule for the second weekend of NBA playoffs is below. First, these are my […]


NBA, ESPN and Turner release their NBA playoff schedules including channels, network and talent

April showers bring May flowers and the flowering of the NBA season, the long awaited […]


Like LA’s Chick Hearn and Boston’s Johnny Most, Marv Albert merits a banner at MSG, canonizing his mic

As a high-schooler in the 1950s, Marv Albert began working at Madison Square Garden as […]


Is Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game Marv Albert’s last? Icon did his first in 1968 at old Madison Square Garden

  Based on reports, it’s quite possible that this Sunday could be Marv Albert’s final […]