Ric Bucher

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Ric Bucher
Ric Bucher 2008.jpg
Bucher in 2008.
Born Cincinnati, Ohio
Education Dartmouth College, '83
B.A. English
Title Sportswriter
Reporter

Ric Bucher is an NBA Insider for Comcast SportsNet Bay Area[1] and also co-hosts Bucher, Towny and Huff mornings on 95.7 The Game.[2] Bucher was formerly an NBA analyst for ESPN and ESPN.com. He was also a senior writer for ESPN The Magazine[3] and a columnist for ESPN.com.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Bucher is a 1983 graduate of Dartmouth College, where he played four years on the varsity soccer team. Bucher has covered the NBA since 1992-93, and has been a professional writer for 22 years. He was a beat writer for the San Jose Mercury News[4] and The Washington Post before joining ESPN.[5]

During a radio broadcast on April 16, 2008, Bucher opined that the Utah Jazz are strong at home because of the team's "vicious", "Mormon" fans:[6] Bucher later apologized for his comments.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CSN Bay Area hires Ric Bucher to be their ‘NBA Insider’". www.bayareasportsguy.com. Retrieved November 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Game Signs ESPN’s Ric Bucher". Retrieved September 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ "ESPN The Magazine's Ric Bucher Chat Transcript". NBA.com. June 1, 2005. Retrieved January 15, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Hustle & Flow". SF Weekly. March 8, 2006. Retrieved January 15, 2010. 
  5. ^ Martzke, Rudy; Cherner, Reid (August 17, 2004). "After 25 years, ESPN still channels how to view sports". USA Today. Retrieved 15 January 2010. 
  6. ^ "ESPN Commentator Says Jazz Fans Are 'Mormon' And 'Vicious'". Retrieved 2008-04-21. [dead link]
  7. ^ "ESPN commentator apologizes for anti-Mormon comments". Retrieved 2008-04-21. 

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