Olivier Sedra

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Olivier Sedra is a public address announcer for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association.

Sedra, who replaced Ronnie "Slam" Duncan after the 2005-06 NBA season, made his debut as the Quicken Loans Arena voice for Cavs games on October 31, 2006. He is known for his distinctive deep baritone voice. He was selected to announce basketball games for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, as well as the 2017 All-Star game practices in New Orleans.

While Sedra is the announcer, pregame introductions are handled by the Cavs' "hypeman", Ahmaad Crump, who also serves as one of the in-arena hosts at Quicken Loans Arena alongside Nicole Marcellino.

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  • Olivier Sedra is a native of Montréal, Québec, Canada.
  • Olivier Sedra speaks French and English fluently.
  • Olivier Sedra was selected by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to be the voice for the basketball venue at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
  • Olivier Sedra is also the in-arena host for the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League.

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Preceded by
Ronnie "Slam" Duncan
Cleveland Cavaliers Public Address Announcer
2006-present
Succeeded by
Current