Legendary NBA play-by-play broadcaster Marv Albert plans to retire after the 2021 NBA playoffs, the New York Post reported on Saturday.
Albert, who turns 80 in June, has known as video games for practically 60 years. Identified for his iconic “Sure” name, the Brooklyn native has labored with TNT for greater than 20 years.
Beginning in 1967, Albert turned the common play-by-play broadcaster of the Knicks on radio and tv. He left that position after the 2004 season. He has been TNT’s lead NBA play-by-play broadcaster since 1999.
In accordance to The Put up, TNT has begun reaching out to members of the NBA to honor Albert with a tribute throughout this yr’s postseason. Albert will reportedly name his final recreation on this yr’s Jap Convention finals.
A proper announcement of Albert’s retirement from TNT will seemingly be coming quickly. Albert’s information comes two days after Chris Webber parted methods with TNT, which is reportedly unrelated.
Webber, who known as video games for TNT since 2008, described the cut up as mutual. In TNT’s remaining recreation of the common season, Reggie Miller stuffed in for Webber as Albert’s companion for play-by-play.
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