List of Detroit Pistons broadcasters

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The following is a list of Detroit Pistons broadcasters, past and present.


The Pistons current flagship radio station is WXYT-FM 97.1. There are several affiliate stations throughout Michigan.[1]


The Pistons current exclusive local television rights holder is Fox Sports Detroit.[2]

Current announcers and hosts[edit]

  • George Blaha: television play-by-play (FSD games), radio play-by-play when Pistons are on national television.
  • Mark Champion: radio play-by-play (FSD games). FSD play-by-play if no one else available.
  • Matt Dery: radio pre-game and post-game host (or FSD play-by-play when Blaha is doing Michigan State football games).
  • Greg Kelser: television commentator (FSD games).
  • Mateen Cleaves: Television Studio Analyst (FSD Games).
  • Rick Mahorn: radio commentator.
  • Grant Long: television analyst and sideline reporter (FSD games)
  • John Long: fill-in radio commentator.
  • John Mason: The Palace of Auburn Hills (home games) public address announcer.
  • TBD: radio pre-game and post-game host.
  • Justin White: television commentator (FSD games).


Former TV flagship stations include WKBD-TV (1972–2004) and WMYD (2004–2008, sharing rights with WDIV-TV).

The Pistons flagship radio station was WJR-AM from 1969 through 1982.WWJ in late 80's, WDFN in early 2000's WXYT-FM until the end of the 2013-14 season.