Ric Bucher

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Ric Bucher
Ric Bucher 2008.jpg
Bucher in 2008.
Born Richard Mathias Bucher
1961 (age 54–55)
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Education Dartmouth College, '83
B.A. English
Title Sportswriter

Richard Mathias "Ric" Bucher (born 1961) is a SiriusXM radio host, mornings (7-10 am PT/10am-1pm ET) on the Bleacher Report Channel and Mondays on NBA Radio (2-4pm PT/5-7pm ET). He also signed a multi-year deal with BleacherReport.com in September 2014 to serve as a senior writer and NBA video analyst. He also appears occasionally on NBA TV as an NBA analyst and on TNT as a sideline reporter for NBA game telecasts. Bucher previously worked as an NBA Insider for Comcast SportsNet Bay Area[1] and also co-hosted 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 26 years. He was a beat writer for the San Jose Mercury News[4] and The Washington Post before joining ESPN.[5]


  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. 

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