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February 7, 1958 |
East Boston, Massachusetts, United States
|Education||Grahm Junior College
|Occupation||Public address announcer|
Palladino, a native of East Boston and lifelong Celtics fan, has served as arena voice for the Celtics since the beginning of the 2003–04 NBA season. He attended Savio Preparatory High School in East Boston and then went on to Grahm Junior College from 1975 to 1977 where he earned an associate degree in Communications. He continued his education at Emerson College from 1977 to 1979 earning a B.S. in Communications, Digital and Media Arts.
Played goaltender for the Bayswater Braves, an East Boston summer street hockey team.
A Celtics season ticket holder, during the '70s and '80s, Palladino called the 2008 NBA playoffs at the TD Banknorth Garden and saw the Celtics clinch their 17th NBA Championship, defeating the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2008 NBA Finals. It was the Celtics' first championship since 1986. Palladino also called the 2010 NBA Finals against the Lakers.
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