Who would you want to join Craig Ackerman on radio broadcasts?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by ClutchCityReturns, Jul 22, 2008.

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Who would you want to join Ackerman in the broadcast booth?

Poll closed Nov 19, 2008.
  1. Matt Bullard (Clyde takes TV color spot full-time)

    5.7%
  2. Clyde Drexler (Bullard takes TV color spot full-time)

    4.6%
  3. Van Chancellor

    3.4%
  4. Calvin Murphy

    46.0%
  5. Matt Jackson

    13.8%
  6. Jon Barry

    21.8%
  7. Other (Please specify)

    4.6%
  1. ClutchCityReturns

    ClutchCityReturns Contributing Member

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    I guess I'm behind the times, but I didn't realize that the Rockets were planning on Craig Ackerman going solo on radio broadcasts next season. When he was announced as the replacement for Gene & Jim, I assumed they would then name a broadcast partner, but I haven't seen any news indicating that they're going to do that. Has anyone heard anything on this?

    So, since I was making a thread to get clarification on this anyway, I figured I might as well make it a little more interesting by including a poll asking who everybody would like to hear on radio broadcasts with Ackerman. You may have to suspend at least a little belief while voting, since some are much less realistic possibilities (ie. Van Chancellor is currently coaching the LSU women's team).

    Let the voting begin.
     
  2. Achilleus

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    Simulcast Clyde Drexler!!!
     
  3. RocketFan

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    Matt Jackson!!! Calvin is suited on TV. :confused:
     
  4. BleedsRocketRed

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    Bullard or Barry would be nice to hear on the radio.
     
  5. BrooksBall

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    Beetlejuice from the Howard Stern show.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. pugsly8422

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    Tough choice. I want Clyde out so bad that I would almost pick him since I watch more games than I listen to. I'd love to have Calvin back, but like someone else mentioned, with those suits he wears, he definitely needs to be on tv. Therefore my vote would have to go to Matt Jackson. I enjoy listening to him on 610 and think he would do great in this role.

    Pugs
     
  7. Cocainecowboy

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    I chose Calvin he has a face for radio..
     
  8. FFz

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    sooo tempted to choose clyde just to get him off tv... but its gotta be murphy.
     
  9. texanskan

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    I voted Clyde because I don't see the Rockets asking him to leave so Bull (who keeps getting better) can do tv and Clyde stays on the radio
     
  10. txtodd

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    Mike Newlin. We could look up all the big words at halftime.
     
  11. saleem

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    I voted for Clyde by mistake. I want to see Calvin with Ackerman. Matt Jackson would be my next choice.
     
  12. PigMiller

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    Matt Jackson is the only logical and reasonable choice. He already works for the station, is a good speaker and is a noted die-hard Rockets fan.
     
  13. count_dough-ku

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    "Me?"
     
  14. weslinder

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    Since I doubt that Van Chancellor is available, my next choice is Jon Barry. But no one will replace Gene and Jim. Gene Peterson is the greatest sports announcer ever, any sport, any media.
     
  15. mrdan

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    Jon Barry is awful...
     
  16. BrooksBall

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    No, Clyde is awful. JB is decent.
     
  17. PigMiller

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    Why would Jon Barry give up his national TV gig for a local radio job? I know he likes Houston, but I seriously doubt he likes it that much.
     
  18. ClutchCityReturns

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    and

    :)
     
  19. v3.0

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    I want that guy who does our summer league, you know which one....

    "Barrrrrr-errrr-aaaa!!!!"
     
  20. durvasa

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    How about JVG?

    I think I'd prefer that Ackerman just go solo rather than the realistic options.
     

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