List of Boston Celtics broadcasters

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Television[edit]

2010s[edit]

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Courtside reporter Studio host Studio analysts
2013-14 CSN New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn (Home Games)
Dave Cowens, Cedric Maxwell, Danny Ainge, or Chris Herren (Road Games)
Abby Chin Kyle Draper Tom Heinsohn, Dave Cowens, Tim Welsh and/or Chris Mannix
2012-13 CSN New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn
Donny Marshall or Brian Scalabrine (Select Road Games)
Greg Dickerson Gary Tanguay Donny Marshall, Brian Scalabrine, and/or Tom Heinsohn
2011-12 CSN New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn or Donny Marshall (Select Road Games) Greg Dickerson Gary Tanguay Donny Marshall or
Tom Heinsohn (Select road games)
2010-11 CSN New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn (Home games and Atlantic Division road games)
Donny Marshall (Most road games)
Bill Walton (4 West Coast road games)
Greg Dickerson Gary Tanguay Donny Marshall, Tom Heinsohn, and/or Dave Cowens

2000s[edit]

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Courtside reporter Studio host Studio analysts
2009-10 Comcast SportsNet New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn or Donny Marshall (Select Road Games) Greg Dickerson Gary Tanguay Donny Marshall or
Tom Heinsohn (Select road games)
2008-09 Comcast SportsNet New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn or Donny Marshall (Select Road Games) Greg Dickerson Gary Tanguay Donny Marshall or
Tom Heinsohn (Select road games)
2007-08 Comcast SportsNet New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn or Donny Marshall (Select Road Games) Greg Dickerson Gary Tanguay Donny Marshall or
Tom Heinsohn (Select road games)
2006-07 FSN New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Greg Dickerson Gary Tanguay Donny Marshall
2005-06 FSN New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Greg Dickerson Gary Tanguay Donny Marshall
2004-05 FSN New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Willie Maye Gary Tanguay & Greg Dickerson Guest Analysts
2003-04 Fox Sports Net New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Willie Maye Gary Tanguay & Greg Dickerson Guest Analysts
2002-03 Fox Sports Net New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Willie Maye Gary Tanguay & Greg Dickerson Guest Analysts
2001-02 Fox Sports Net New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Willie Maye Gary Tanguay & Greg Dickerson Guest Analysts
2000-01 Fox Sports Net New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Willie Maye Gary Tanguay & Eric Frede Guest Analysts

1990s[edit]

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Courtside reporter Studio host Studio analysts
1999-2000 Fox Sports Net New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Willie Maye Gary Tanguay & Eric Frede Guest Analysts
1998-99 Fox Sports New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Willie Maye Eric Frede
WABU Tom Heinsohn Bob Cousy Doug Brown
1997-98 Fox Sports New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Willie Maye Leah Secondo
WSBK Tom Heinsohn Bob Cousy
1996-97 SportsChannel New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Willie Maye Kim Walden
WSBK Tom Heinsohn Bob Cousy
1995-96 SportsChannel New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Willie Maye
WSBK Tom Heinsohn Bob Cousy Doug Brown
1994-95 SportsChannel New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Willie Maye
WSBK Tom Heinsohn Bob Cousy Doug Brown
1993-94 SportsChannel New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Mike Lynch
WSBK Tom Heinsohn Bob Cousy Doug Brown
WBZ [1] Tom Heinsohn Bob Cousy Bob Lobel (Weeknights) or Bob Neumeier (Weekends) [1]
1992-93 SportsChannel New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Bob Lobel
WFXT Tom Heinsohn Bob Cousy Jimmy Myers Jimmy Myers
1991-92 SportsChannel New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Bob Lobel
WFXT Tom Heinsohn Bob Cousy Jimmy Myers Jimmy Myers Dennis Johnson (Playoffs Only)
1990-91 SportsChannel New England Mike Gorman[2] Tom Heinsohn[2] Bob Lobel
WFXT[2] Tom Heinsohn[2] Bob Cousy[2] Jimmy Myers Jimmy Myers

1980s[edit]

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Studio host
1989-90 SportsChannel New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn Bob Lobel
WLVI[3] Mike Crispino[3] Bob Cousy[3]
1988-89 SportsChannel New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn
WLVI[3] Gil Santos[3] Bob Cousy[3]
1987-88 SportsChannel New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn
WLVI Gil Santos[3] Bob Cousy[3]
1986-87 SportsChannel New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn
WLVI[4] Gil Santos[4] Bob Cousy[4]
1985-86 SportsChannel New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn
WLVI[5] Gil Santos[5] Bob Cousy[5]
1984-85 SportsChannel New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn
WBZ[6] Gil Santos[6] Bob Cousy[6]
1983-84 SportsChannel New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn
WBZ[7] Gil Santos[7] Bob Cousy[7]
1982-83 PRISM New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn
WBZ Gil Santos[3] Bob Cousy[3]
1981-82 PRISM New England Mike Gorman Tom Heinsohn
WBZ Gil Santos[3] Bob Cousy[3]
1980-81 WBZ Gil Santos[3] Bob Cousy[3]

1970s[edit]

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1979-80 WBZ Roger Twibell Bob Cousy
1978-79 WBZ Roger Twibell[7] Bob Cousy
1977-78 WBZ Len Berman Bob Cousy
1976-77 WBZ Len Berman Bob Cousy
Home Box Office[8] Dick Stockton[8] Bob Cousy[8]
1975-76 WBZ Len Berman[8] Bob Cousy[8]
1974-75 WBZ Dick Stockton[9] Bob Cousy[9]
1973-74 WBZ Johnny Most[10] Len Berman[10]
1972-73 WSMW Bob Fouracre[11]
1971-72 WSMW [11] Bob Fouracre[11] [11]
1970-71 WSMW [12] Cy Follmer[12] Red Auerbach[12]

1960s[edit]

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1969-70 WSMW Cy Follmer Red Auerbach (select games)
1968-69 WKBG
WSBK-TV (playoffs only)[13]
Tom Heinsohn[13] Red Auerbach[13]
1967-68 WKBG Tom Heinsohn Red Auerbach
1966-67 WKBG Marty Glickman or Tom Heinsohn Tom Heinsohn
1965-66 WHDH (mainly playoff away games) Don Gillis Tom Heinsohn
1964-65 WIHS (playoff games simulcast on WHDH-TV) Harry Caray
1963-64 WHDH Don Gillis
1962-63 WHDH Don Gillis
1961-62 WHDH Don Gillis
1960-61 WHDH Curt Gowdy

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Play-by-Play[edit]

Color commentator[edit]

Courtside Reporter[edit]

Studio Host[edit]

Studio Analyst[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • From 1975-1995, select Celtics games were shown in the Hartford area on WATR (1975-1982), WTXX (1982-1995), and WTIC (1987-1995).

Radio[edit]

2010s[edit]

Year Flagship Station Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Studio host
2013-14 WBZ-FM Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell
2012-13 WEEI Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell John Ryder
2011-12 WEEI Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell John Ryder
2010-11 WEEI Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell John Ryder

2000s[edit]

Year Flagship Station Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Studio host
2009-10 WEEI Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell John Ryder
2008-09 WEEI Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell John Ryder
2007-08 WEEI Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell John Ryder
2006-07 WRKO Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell Jimmy Myers and Jimmy Young
2005-06 WRKO Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell Jimmy Myers and Jimmy Young
2004-05 WWZN Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell Jimmy Myers
2003-04 WWZN Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell Jimmy Myers
2002-03 WWZN Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell Jimmy Myers
2001-02 WWZN Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell Dave Jageler & Marty Tirrell
2000-01 WEEI Howard David Cedric Maxwell Ted Sarandis

1990s[edit]

Year Flagship Station Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Studio host
1999-2000 WEEI Howard David Cedric Maxwell Ted Sarandis
1998-99 WEEI Howard David Cedric Maxwell Ted Sarandis
1997-98 WEEI Howard David Cedric Maxwell Ted Sarandis
1996-97 WEEI Spencer Ross Cedric Maxwell Ted Sarandis
1995-96 WRKO Spencer Ross Cedric Maxwell Ted Sarandis
1994-95 WEEI Glenn Ordway Jerry Sichting Craig Mustard
1993-94 WEEI Glenn Ordway Jerry Sichting Craig Mustard
1992-93 WEEI Glenn Ordway Jerry Sichting Craig Mustard
1991-92 WEEI Glenn Ordway Jerry Sichting Craig Mustard
1990-91 WEEI Glenn Ordway Doug Brown Craig Mustard

1980s[edit]

Year Flagship Station Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1989-90 WEEI Johnny Most or Glenn Ordway Glenn Ordway or Doug Brown
1988-89 WEEI Johnny Most Glenn Ordway
1987-88 WEEI Johnny Most Glenn Ordway
1986-87 WRKO Johnny Most Glenn Ordway
1985-86 WRKO Johnny Most Glenn Ordway
1984-85 WRKO Johnny Most Glenn Ordway
1983-84 WRKO Johnny Most Glenn Ordway
1982-83 WRKO Johnny Most Glenn Ordway[14]
1981-82 WRKO Johnny Most Rick Weitzman
1980-81 WBZ Johnny Most Rick Weitzman[15]

1970s[edit]

Year Flagship Station Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1979-80 WBZ Johnny Most
1978-79 WBZ Johnny Most
1977-78 WBZ Johnny Most Bob Lobel
1976-77 WBZ Johnny Most
1975-76 WBZ Johnny Most
1974-75 WBZ Johnny Most
1973-74 WBZ Johnny Most[10] Len Berman[10]
1972-73 WBZ Johnny Most
1971-72 WBZ Johnny Most
1970-71 WBZ Johnny Most

1960s[edit]

Year Flagship Station Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1969-70 WBZ[16] Johnny Most[16] Wayne Embry[16]
1968-69 WHDH Johnny Most Jim Pansullo
1967-68 WHDH Johnny Most Jim Pansullo
1966-67 WHDH Johnny Most Jim Pansullo
1965-66 WHDH Johnny Most Jim Pansullo & Bob Brannum
1964-65 WHDH Johnny Most Jim Pansullo
1963-64 WHDH Johnny Most Bill Harrington
1962-63 WHDH Johnny Most Bill Harrington
1961-62 WHDH Johnny Most Bill Harrington
1960-61 WHDH Johnny Most John Bassett

1950s[edit]

Year Flagship Station Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1959-60 WHDH Johnny Most
1958-59 WHDH Johnny Most
1957-58 WHDH Johnny Most
1956-57 WHDH Johnny Most
1955-56 WHDH Johnny Most
1954-55 WNAC Johnny Most
1953-54 WCOP Johnny Most
1952-53 WHDH Curt Gowdy[17] Don Gillis
1951-52 WHDH Curt Gowdy[17] Don Gillis

Substitutes[edit]

Play by Play[edit]

Color commentator[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • From 1999-2008, Bob Cousy appeared as a part-time analyst on Celtics games, calling about 10 games each season. [18]

References[edit]

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  9. ^ a b "Cooz will air Celtics games". Associated Press. August 30, 1974. Retrieved 22 April 2011. 
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  11. ^ a b c d Doyle, Bill. "Sixth Man not on C's bench; A real circus comes to town.". Worcester Telegram & Gazette. Retrieved 22 April 2011. 
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  13. ^ a b c "Celtics Face Suns in N.Y., Host Knicks Tomorrow". Boston Globe. February 25, 1969. 
  14. ^ Craig, Jack (July 22, 1982). "Ordway is in, Weitzman Out". Boston Globe. 
  15. ^ Fishman, Phil (December 21, 1980). "Rick Weitzman's Back with the Pros". Boston Globe. 
  16. ^ a b c Concannon, Joe (September 24, 1969). "Harvard Names Embry Aide to Coach Harrison". Boston Globe. 
  17. ^ a b The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives. Gale / Cengage Learning. 2009. p. 184. ISBN 9780684315751. 
  18. ^ http://www.telegram.com/article/20081010/NEWS/810100411/1009