Marc Stein (reporter)

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Marc Stein is a sports reporter. He began writing for in 2000 and signed on full-time in 2002 to serve as the site's senior National Basketball Association writer. He also makes regular broadcast appearances as a reporter and analyst for SportsCenter, NBA Shootaround, NBA Fastbreak, NBA Coast to Coast, ESPNEWS, and ESPN Radio. Marc Stein was the first guest on Bill Simmons the BS Report, then known as the Eye of the Sports Guy. He is well respected by Simmons for his ability to call in via landline as opposed to his counterpart, Ric Bucher, who frequently phones in via mobile device.

Before joining ESPN, Stein covered the league for more than five years at The Dallas Morning News, first as a Dallas Mavericks beat writer for three seasons (1997–2000) and then two seasons as an NBA columnist. He had previously covered the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers for the Los Angeles Daily News and has also worked for The Washington Post, The Orange County Register and San Bernardino Sun.

Stein is a 1991 graduate of California State University, Fullerton and a supporter of Premier League team Manchester City. He lives in the Dallas area with his wife and two sons.

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