List of current National Basketball Association broadcasters

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The following is a list of current National Basketball Association broadcasters for each individual team entering the 2021–22 NBA season.

Regional broadcasters[edit]

Eastern Conference[edit]

Atlantic Division[edit]

Television[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s) Flagship Station
Boston Mike Gorman Brian Scalabrine Abby Chin
Chris Forsberg
Chris Mannix
NBC Sports Boston[1]
Brooklyn Ian Eagle
Ryan Ruocco (during Eagle's CBS Sports/Turner Sports commitments)
Chris Carrino (select games)
Sarah Kustok
Richard Jefferson (select games)
Michael Grady YES Network[2]
WPIX-TV (only during playoffs when there are conflicts with the Yankees)
New York Mike Breen (primary)
Kenny Albert (during Breen's ESPN & ABC assignments)
Ed Cohen (when both Breen and Albert are unavailable)
Walt Frazier
Wally Szczerbiak
Rebecca Haarlow MSG Network[3]
Philadelphia Kate Scott
Tom McGinnis (select games)
Alaa Abdelnaby NBC Sports Philadelphia[4]
Toronto Matt Devlin Jack Armstrong TSN
TSN2[5] (41 games)
Alvin Williams Amy Audibert Sportsnet One[5] (41 games)
Radio[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Flagship Station
Boston Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell WBZ-FM
WROR (will carry games that are in conflict with Boston Bruins hockey games or New England Patriots football games; WBZ-FM also being the Bruins' flagship)
Brooklyn Chris Carrino
Bob Heussler (when Chris Carrino is on YES Network)
Tim Capstraw WFAN AM and FM
New York Ed Cohen Brendan Brown WEPN-FM & WEPN (AM)
Philadelphia Tom McGinnis
Matt Murphy (select games)
WPEN
WMMR[4]
Toronto Eric Smith Paul Jones CJCL
Paul Jones Sherman Hamilton CHUM
Spanish[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Flagship Station
Brooklyn Max Pérez-Jiménez Ino Gómez WADO
WQBU-FM
YES Network SAP
New York Clemson Smith-Muñiz Ramón Rivas WADO
MSG Deportes
French[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Flagship Station
Toronto Alexandre Tourigny
Mathieu Jolivet
Will Archambault
Max Paulhus-Gosselin
RDS
RDS2

Central Division[edit]

Television[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter Flagship Station
Chicago Adam Amin (primary)
Jason Benetti (during Amin's Fox Sports assignments)
Mike Monaco (select games)
Stacey King NBC Sports Chicago[6]
Cleveland John Michael Austin Carr
Brad Daugherty (select games)
Serena Winters Bally Sports Ohio[7]
Detroit George Blaha (primary)
Johnny Kane (fill-in)
Greg Kelser
Mickey York (studio)
Tim McCormick (studio)
Grant Long (studio)
Johnny Kane Bally Sports Detroit[8]
Indiana Chris Denari Quinn Buckner Jeremiah Johnson Bally Sports Indiana[9]
Milwaukee Lisa Byington Marques Johnson (primary)
Stephen Bardo (backup)
Zora Stephenson Bally Sports Wisconsin[10]
Radio[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter Flagship Station
Chicago Chuck Swirsky Bill Wennington WSCR[11]
Cleveland Tim Alcorn Jim Chones WTAM/WMMS[12]
Detroit Mark Champion (Bally Sports Detroit games)
George Blaha (national/non-televised games)
Rick Mahorn WXYT
WWJ
WOMC (both conflict with the Detroit Red Wings)
Indiana Mark Boyle Eddie Gill Pat Boylan WFNI[9]
Milwaukee Dave Koehn Ben Brust (home games) WTMJ[10]
Spanish[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Flagship Station
Chicago Omar Ramos Matthew Moreno WRTO
Cleveland Rafael Hernández Brito WLFM-LP

Southeast Division[edit]

Television[edit]
Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Atlanta Bob Rathbun Dominique Wilkins
Vince Carter (select games)
Lauren Jbara Bally Sports Southeast[13]
Charlotte Eric Collins Dell Curry Ashley ShahAhmadi
Miami Eric Reid John Crotty Kristen Hewitt
Will Manso
Bally Sports Sun[14]
Orlando David Steele Jeff Turner Paul Kennedy
Dante Marchitelli
Bally Sports Florida[15]
Washington Justin Kutcher Drew Gooden
Glenn Consor (select games)
Chris Miller NBC Sports Washington[16]
Radio[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Flagship Station
Atlanta Steve Holman Mike Conti WZGC[17]
Charlotte Sam Farber Matt Carroll WFNZ
Miami Jason Jackson Ruth Riley WAXY[18]
Orlando David Steele Jeff Turner WYGM[15]
Washington Dave Johnson Glenn Consor WTEM[16]
Spanish[edit]
Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Flagship Station
Miami José Pañeda Joe Pujala WQBA[18]

Western Conference[edit]

Northwest Division[edit]

Television[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter Flagship station
Denver Chris Marlowe Scott Hastings
Fat Lever (select games)
Katy Winge
Chris Dempsey
Altitude[19]
Minnesota Dave Benz Jim Petersen Katie Storm
Lea Olsen
Bally Sports North[20]
WUCW (select games during conflicts with Bally Sports North, branded as 'Bally Sports Extra on The CW Twin Cities)[21]
Oklahoma City Chris Fisher Michael Cage Nick Gallo Bally Sports Oklahoma[22]
Portland Kevin Calabro Lamar Hurd Brooke Olzendam Root Sports Northwest
[23]
Utah Craig Bolerjack Holly Rowe
Thurl Bailey
Holly Rowe AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain[24]
Radio[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Flagship Station
Denver Jason Kosmicki KKFN
KKSE[19]
Minnesota Alan Horton WCCO[20]
Oklahoma City Matt Pinto WWLS[22]
Portland Travis Demers Michael Holton KPOJ
Utah David Locke Ron Boone KZNS
KZNS-FM[24]

Pacific Division[edit]

Television[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Golden State Bob Fitzgerald Kelenna Azubuike Kerith Burke NBC Sports Bay Area[25]
LA Clippers Brian Sieman Jim Jackson
Mike Fratello (select games)
Kristina Pink
Jaime Maggio
Bally Sports SoCal (most games)
Bally Sports West (some games)
KCOP (during conflicts with Angels, Kings and Ducks broadcasts)[26]
LA Lakers Bill Macdonald[27] Stu Lantz[27] Mike Trudell[28] Spectrum SportsNet[29]
Phoenix Kevin Ray
Tom Leander
Eddie Johnson
Ann Meyers Drysdale
Bally Sports Arizona[30]
Sacramento Mark Jones (primary)
Kyle Draper (when Jones is on assignment for ESPN)[31]
Kayte Christensen NBC Sports California[32]
Radio[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Flagship Station
Golden State Tim Roye Tom Tolbert (home games)
Jim Barnett (road games)
KGMZ[25]
LA Clippers Noah Eagle KLAC[26]
KEIB (if conflict with LA Dodgers)
LA Lakers John Ireland Mychal Thompson KSPN[33]
Phoenix Al McCoy (home games)
Jon Bloom (road games)
Tim Kempton KTAR
KMVP
Sacramento Gary Gerould KHTK[32]
Spanish[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Flagship Station
LA Clippers Armando Garcia KWKW
LA Lakers Fernando González Jose Mantilla and Francisco Pinto
Phoenix Arturo Ochoa Gerardo Romo KPHX
Sacramento Armando Botello KRCX

Southwest Division[edit]

Television[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s) Flagship Station
Dallas Mark Followill Derek Harper Jeff Wade (home games) Bally Sports Southwest (most games)
KTXA (during conflicts with Spurs, Stars and Rangers Broadcasts)
Houston Craig Ackerman Ryan Hollins
Mario Elie (select games)
Cayleigh Griffin AT&T SportsNet Southwest[34]
Memphis Pete Pranica Brevin Knight Rob Fischer Bally Sports Southeast[35]
New Orleans Joel Meyers Antonio Daniels Jen Hale Bally Sports New Orleans[36]
San Antonio Bill Land Sean Elliott
Matt Bonner (select games)
Fabricio Oberto (select games)
Dan Weiss Bally Sports Southwest (most games)
KENS (10 games)
KMYS (12 games)[37]
Radio[edit]
Team Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Flagship Station
Dallas Chuck Cooperstein Brad Davis KESN
Houston Matt Thomas Joel Blank KBME (primary)
KTRH (if there's a conflict with Houston Astros)
Memphis Eric Hasseltine Elliot Perry
Hank McDowell
WMFS-FM
New Orleans Todd Graffagnini John DeShazier KLRZ
San Antonio Bill Schoening WOAI[37]
Spanish[edit]
Team Play-by-play Flagship Station
Dallas Victor Villalba KFLC
Houston Adrian Chavarria KYST
San Antonio Paul Castro KXTN
New Orleans Emilio Peralta WODT

National broadcasters[edit]

ESPN/ABC[edit]

Play-by-play announcers[edit]

Color analysts[edit]

Sideline reporters[edit]

Spanish Commentators[edit]

ESPN Deportes, ABC in Spanish on SAP

  • Ernesto Jerez
  • Carlos Morales
  • Claudia Trejos
  • Fabricio Oberto
  • Fernando Álvarez
  • Jerry Olaya
  • Leonardo Montero
  • Marcelo Nogueira
  • Manu Martín
  • Miguel Simón
  • Nicolás Ledesma
  • Pablo Viruega
  • Roberto Abramowitz
  • Sebastián Martínez Christensen

ESPN Radio[edit]

Play-by-play announcers[edit]

Color analysts[edit]

TNT[edit]

Play-by-play announcers[edit]

Color analysts[edit]

Sideline reporters[edit]

Spanish commentators[edit]

Available on SAP

  • José Ángel Medellín
  • Marcelo Godoy
  • Pete Manzano
  • Fernando Palacios

NBA TV[edit]

  • Uses the home team's announcing team during games unless specified. During playoff games, announcers from TNT are used.

International broadcasters[edit]

Americas[edit]

North America[edit]

Caribbean and Central America[edit]

South America[edit]

Europe[edit]

Sub-Saharan Africa[edit]

Middle East and North Africa[edit]

Asia-Pacific[edit]

Oceania[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

1. ^ Some Chicago Bulls games on WGN-TV were simulcast nationally on its superstation feed WGN America through the 2013–2014 season. Those simulcasts have been discontinued.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boston Celtics schedule
  2. ^ Brooklyn Nets schedule
  3. ^ New York Knicks schedule
  4. ^ a b Philadelphia 76ers schedule
  5. ^ a b Toronto Raptors schedule
  6. ^ Chicago Bulls schedule
  7. ^ Cleveland Cavaliers schedule
  8. ^ Detroit Pistons schedule
  9. ^ a b Indiana Pacers schedule
  10. ^ a b Milwaukee Bucks schedule
  11. ^ Chicago Bulls Radio Network
  12. ^ Kleps, Kevin (October 3, 2014). "Trading Dion Waiters would not be a wise move for Cavaliers". CrainsCleveland.com. Crain Communications. Retrieved October 3, 2014.
  13. ^ Atlanta Hawks TV schedule
  14. ^ Miami Heat schedule
  15. ^ a b Orlando Magic schedule
  16. ^ a b Washington Wizards schedule
  17. ^ Atlanta Hawks Radio Network
  18. ^ a b HEAT signs Radio Contract with 790 The Ticket NBA.com
  19. ^ a b Denver Nuggets schedule
  20. ^ a b Minnesota Timberwolves schedule
  21. ^ "Bally Sports North: Tripleheader plans, channel assignments for spring sports". Fox Sports (in American English). March 27, 2021. Retrieved September 20, 2021.
  22. ^ a b Oklahoma City Thunder schedule
  23. ^ Portland Trail Blazers schedule
  24. ^ a b Utah Jazz schedule
  25. ^ a b Golden State Warriors schedule
  26. ^ a b Los Angeles Clippers schedule
  27. ^ a b Lakers Broadcast Information LA Lakers official site
  28. ^ "James Worthy, Chris Mcgee, Dave Miller and Mike Trudell Join Time Warner Cable Sportsnet On-Air Team". NBA.com.
  29. ^ Time Warner Scores L.A. Lakers Regional Sports Network Rights Multichannel News February 14, 2011
  30. ^ Fox Sports Arizona Signs New Long-Term Rights Deal With Suns Phoenix Suns official site February 22, 2011
  31. ^ "Kings Add Kyle Draper as Additional TV Play-By-Play Announcer, Pregame and Postgame Host". NBA.com.
  32. ^ a b Sacramento Kings schedule
  33. ^ Los Angeles Lakers schedule
  34. ^ Astros, Rockets reach deal on new network MLB.com News August 3, 2010
  35. ^ Memphis Grizzlies schedule
  36. ^ Hornets, FOX Sports announce new TV rights agreement Archived 2012-07-07 at the Wayback Machine WWL-TV, June 25, 2012
  37. ^ a b San Antonio Spurs schedule
  38. ^ Morales, Luisa (27 July 2020). "NBA returns to Philippine television with TV5, One Sports". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 27 July 2020.

External links[edit]

International broadcasters