List of current National Basketball Association broadcasters

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The following is a list of current (entering the 2017–18 NBA season) National Basketball Association broadcasters for each individual team.

Eastern Conference[edit]

Atlantic Division[edit]

Television[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Boston Nick Nickson Tom Heinsohn (home games only)
Brian Scalabrine (road games only)
Abby Chin
Kyle Draper
Amanda Pflugrad
NBC Sports Boston[1]
Brooklyn Ian Eagle
Ryan Ruocco (during Eagle's NFL on CBS, NBA on TNT & NCAA commitments)
Sarah Kustok
Jim Spanarkel
Donny Marshall (fill-ins during Fratello's TNT commitments)
Michael Grady YES Network
WPIX [2]
New York Mike Breen (primary)
Jim Hughson (during Breen's ABC & ESPN commitments)
Mike Crispino
Walt Frazier
Wally Szczerbiak
Al Trautwig
Tina Cervasio
Rebecca Haarlow
Jill Martin
MSG Network
MSG Plus[3]
Philadelphia Marc Zumoff Alaa Abdelnaby Molly Sullivan NBC Sports Philadelphia[4]
Toronto Matt Devlin Jack Armstrong TSN
TSN2 [5]
Leo Rautins Eric Smith Sportsnet
Sportsnet One [5]
Sherman Hamilton NBA TV Canada

Radio[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Boston Sean Grande Cedric Maxwell WBZ-FM
WZLX-FM (WZLX will carry games during the 2016–2017 season that are in conflict with Boston Bruins hockey games; WBZ-FM also being the Bruins' flagship)
WBMX-FM (WBMX to broadcast the January 16th game due to conflicts with both the New England Patriots and Boston Bruins)
Brooklyn Chris Carrino Tim Capstraw WFAN AM and FM
WBBR
WLIB [2]
New York Ed Cohen Brendan Brown WEPN-FM
WABC [3]
Philadelphia Tom McGinnis WPEN
WPEN [4]
Toronto Eric Smith Paul Jones CJCL
Paul Jones Sherman Hamilton CHUM

Spanish[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter 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 Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Toronto Alexandre Tourigny
Mathieu Jolivet
Will Archambault RDS
RDS2
Paul Rivard Pascal Jobin TVA Sports

Central Division[edit]

Television[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Chicago John O'Hurley Stacey King Chuck Garfien (NBCS Chicago broadcasts only) NBC Sports Chicago
WGN-TV 1
WPWR[6]
Cleveland Craig Kilborn Austin Carr Allie Clifton Fox Sports Ohio
(some games simulcast on WUAB)
[7]
Detroit George Blaha (primary)
Matt Dery (backup)
Matt McConnell (backup)
Greg Kelser
Jerry Stackhouse
Grant Long Fox Sports Detroit [8]
Indiana Chris Denari Quinn Buckner
Austin Croshere (home games only)
Jeremiah Johnson Fox Sports Indiana [9]
Milwaukee Jim Paschke (primary)
Steve Mears (backup)
Marques Johnson (primary)
Jon McGlocklin (backup)
Telly Hughes
Sophia Minnaert
Fox Sports Wisconsin [10]

Radio[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Chicago Chuck Swirsky Bill Wennington WLS [11]
Cleveland John Michael Jim Chones WTAM/WMMS[12]
Detroit Mark Champion (FSD games)
George Blaha (national or non-televised games)
Rick Mahorn (primary)
John Long (backup)
Mark Champion (national or non-televised games) WMGC
WOMC
Indiana Mark Boyle Bob Leonard (home games)
Austin Croshere (most road games)
Pat Boylan WFNI [9]
Milwaukee Ted Davis Dennis Krause WTMJ [10]

Spanish[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter 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 Andre Aldridge Fox Sports Southeast [13]
Charlotte Eric Collins Dell Curry
Stephanie Ready
Fox Sports Southeast
Miami Eric Reid
Mike Joy (fill-in)
Tony Fiorentino Kristen Hewitt
Jason Jackson
Will Manso
Fox Sports Sun [14]
Orlando David Steele
Chris Myers (fill-in)
Jeff Turner Jessica Blaylock
Paul Kennedy
Dante Marchitelli
Fox Sports Florida [15]
Washington Steve Buckhantz Kara Lawson
Phil Chenier (select games)
Drew Gooden (select games)
Chris Miller NBC Sports Washington [16]

Radio[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Atlanta Steve Holman WZGC [17]
Charlotte Steve Martin WFNZ
Miami Mike Inglis John Crotty WAXY [18]
Orlando Dennis Neumann Richie Adubato WDBO [15]
Washington Dave Johnson Glenn Consor WFED [16]

Spanish[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Miami José Pañeda Joe Pujala WQBA [18]
Orlando Joey Colón Ramón Rivas WONQ

Western Conference[edit]

Northwest Division[edit]

Television[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline reporter Flagship station
Denver Glen Kuiper Scott Hastings Ally Sturm
Maya Starks
Altitude Sports and Entertainment [19]
Minnesota Sam Rosen Jim Petersen Marney Gellner
Anthony LaPanta
Fox Sports North
[20]
Oklahoma City Chris Gethard Michael Cage Leslie McCaslin Fox Sports Oklahoma [21]
Portland Kevin Calabro Lamar Hurd Brooke Olzendam NBC Sports Northwest
KGW [22]
Utah Craig Bolerjack Matt Harpring
Ron Boone
Kristen Kenney AT&T SportsNet Utah [23]

Radio[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Denver Jason Kosmicki KKFN
KKSE [19]
Minnesota Alan Horton WCCO [20]
Oklahoma City Matt Pinto WWLS [21]
Portland Brian Wheeler Michael Holton KPOJ
Utah David Locke Ron Boone KZNS
KZNS-FM [23]

Pacific Division[edit]

Television[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Golden State Bob Fitzgerald
Heather Halley (select games)
Jim Barnett Kerith Burke NBC Sports Bay Area [24]
LA Clippers Chip Caray Bruce Bowen Kristina Pink
Kyle Montgomery
Mark Rogondino
Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket
KCOP [25]
LA Lakers Kevin Quinn [26] Stu Lantz [26] Mike Trudell[27] Spectrum SportsNet (English) [28]
Phoenix John Shorthouse Eddie Johnson
Ann Meyers Drysdale
Lindsey Smith Fox Sports Arizona [29]
Sacramento Tom Phillips Jerry Reynolds Kayte Christensen NBC Sports California [30]

Radio[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Golden State Tim Roye Jim Barnett (national TV games) KGMZ [24]
LA Clippers Brian Sieman
Ralph Lawler (national TV games)
Bruce Bowen (national TV games) Brian Sieman (national TV games) KLAC [25]/KEIB (if conflict with LA Dodgers)
LA Lakers John Ireland Mychal Thompson KSPN [31]
Phoenix Al McCoy Tim Kempton KTAR
KMVP
Sacramento Gary Gerould Lafayette Lever KHTK [30]

Spanish[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
LA Clippers Roger Valdivieso Francisco X. Rivera Clippers TV[32]
LA Lakers Fernando González Jose Mantilla KWKW
Phoenix Arturo Ochoa Gerardo Romo KPHX
Sacramento Armando Botello KRCX

Southwest Division[edit]

Television[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Dallas Jim Hunter Derek Harper Jeff Wade (home games) Fox Sports Southwest
KTXA
Houston Bill Worrell (home games)
Craig Ackerman (away games)
Matt Bullard
Clyde Drexler (home games)
Bart Enis AT&T SportsNet Southwest [33]
Memphis Pete Pranica
Tom Bergeron (select games)
Sean Tuohy
Brevin Knight
Rob Fischer Fox Sports Tennessee [34]
New Orleans Cat Deeley David Wesley Jennifer Hale Fox Sports New Orleans [35]
San Antonio Bill Land Sean Elliott Andrew Monaco Fox Sports Southwest
KMYS
KENS [36]

Radio[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Dallas Chuck Cooperstein Brad Davis KESN
Houston Craig Ackerman (home games)
Matt Thomas (away games)
Joel Blank KBME/KTRH if conflict with Houston Astros
Memphis Eric Hasseltine Elliot Perry
Hank McDowell
WMFS-FM
New Orleans Sean Kelley John DeShazier WRNO-FM
San Antonio Bill Schoening WOAI [36]

Spanish[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst(s) Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Dallas Victor Villalba KFLC
Houston Adrian Chavarria KYST
San Antonio Paul Castro KCOR
New Orleans Emilio Peralta WODT

Nationwide[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

  • Álvaro Martín
  • Carlos Morales
  • Claudia Trejos
  • Ernesto Jerez
  • 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.

NBA Broadcasters Live Worldwide[edit]

Americas[edit]

North America[edit]

Central America and the Caribbean[edit]

South America[edit]

Europe[edit]

Middle East and North Africa[edit]

Africa[edit]

Asia[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. ^ a b Brooklyn Nets schedule
  3. ^ a b 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. ^ a b Oklahoma City Thunder schedule
  22. ^ Portland Trail Blazers schedule
  23. ^ a b Utah Jazz schedule
  24. ^ a b Golden State Warriors schedule
  25. ^ a b Los Angeles Clippers schedule
  26. ^ a b Lakers Broadcast Information LA Lakers official site
  27. ^ [1]
  28. ^ Time Warner Scores L.A. Lakers Regional Sports Network Rights Multichannel News February 14, 2011
  29. ^ Fox Sports Arizona Signs New Long-Term Rights Deal With Suns Phoenix Suns official site February 22, 2011
  30. ^ a b Sacramento Kings schedule
  31. ^ Los Angeles Lakers schedule
  32. ^ http://www.insidesocal.com/tomhoffarth/archives/2012/01/twc-about-to-go.html
  33. ^ Astros, Rockets reach deal on new network MLB.com News August 3, 2010
  34. ^ Memphis Grizzlies schedule
  35. ^ Hornets, FOX Sports announce new TV rights agreement WWL-TV, June 25, 2012
  36. ^ a b San Antonio Spurs schedule