Do announcers have opinions on NBA rules? Do they know them? Van Gundy’s comments are refreshing

NBA coaches and players aren’t the only ones in the arena to keep up with […]


The NBA’s best trio of voices, ESPN’s Breen, Van Gundy and Jackson love to quibble and challenge the game

These three are funny and quarrel like siblings. During this time of year,  ESPN’s […]


ESPN’s Mike Breen, Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy get an A+ for their spontaneous NBA coverage

Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson (r-l) are calling the NBA finals […]


NBA releases first round playoff schedule and networks; TNT identifies it four play-by-play crews

The playoffs are around the corner and here’s the schedule and what we know about […]


Voices keeping busy during the malaise; They do the zany, do stunts, and serve as cheerleaders

Broadcasters and related tidbits during this unprecedented stoppage Dr. Tony Fauci of the NIAID says […]


ESPN team of Breen, Van Gundy and Jackson get an A grade for their call of Lakers-Bucks showdown

Whom would you choose? TNT’s Marv Albert and Chris Webber or ESPN’s Mike Breen, […]


Mike Breen, who’s called a record 14 NBA Finals, is given Basketball HOF’s Curt Gowdy Award for announcing

Mike Breen finally made it. What took the Hall so long? The Naismith Hall […]


Halby’s Morsels: A cynical view of Roone Arledge; ESPN’s NBA talent; More 70+ Voices; NFL TV rights

NBA on ESPN ESPN ran five games on Christmas Day.  The quintuple-header turned into an […]


2018-19 NBA recap: Announcers, annoyances, observations, refs, takes, the anthem and PA voices

Time to bellow some end-season, top of mind thoughts: 2018-19 – Three of the […]


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 […]


Halby’s Morsels: The Derby, Breen, Albert, Lawler’s successor, Hubie and an unlistenable NBA radio voice

Before getting to NBA yummies, a quick note on Saturday’s Kentucky Derby coverage on NBC: […]


Turner, ABC and ESPN set schedule for the second round NBA playoffs and update announcer assignments

SCHEDULE FOR UPCOMING WEEK BELOW ESPN TELECAST Mike Breen found his sportscasting specialty. He’s a […]