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Best NBA Commentator POLL

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by tomjc, Feb 22, 2010.

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Who is NBA's best commentator

  1. Walt Frazier

    7 vote(s)
    3.8%
  2. Marv Albert

    41 vote(s)
    22.5%
  3. Jeff Van Gundy

    115 vote(s)
    63.2%
  4. Bill Walton

    7 vote(s)
    3.8%
  5. Reggie Miller

    4 vote(s)
    2.2%
  6. Mike Breen

    8 vote(s)
    4.4%
  1. tomjc

    tomjc Member

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    My choice, you can't go wrong with Walt Frazier, with his use of hilarious adjectives.
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    Marv Albert would be my choice but the Isiah Thomas side puts him at #2
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    Jeff Van Gundy: he's got the one liners but borders on Bill Walton style hyperboles
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  2. Bandwagoner

    Bandwagoner Contributing Member

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    Wow the guy who made that vid is a dumb ass.
     
  3. vcchlw

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    No love for Clyde? :p
     
  4. Slimjim19

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    Either Mike Breen or Marv Albert. Kevin Harlan deserves to be on there as well.
     
  5. krnxsnoopy

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    I think there should be a distinction between color commentators and play by play announcers. Both are in different categories.

    In terms of color commentators, JVG is hands down the best.
     
  6. sbyang

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    No love for Tommy Heinsohn?

    These guys are ridiculous!!
     
  7. Jontro

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    Oh c'mon.. this isn't even fair.
     
  8. mugrakers

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    If you grew up in the 90's and didn't vote for Marv Albert... you're just r****ded.
     
  9. Christopher

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    When ever JVG does a game I always feel like Im hearing from a real NBA insider.
     
  10. CaptainRox

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    There's an obvious JVG bias cause Albert is a legend.
     
  11. jeffvangundy

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    < My Username
     
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    marv albert :) :)
     
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    ernie johnson
     
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    Whom are the Nets announcers again? Would vote for them/
     
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    Doug Collins has a lot of perceptive things to say. I put him a notch ahead of Hubie and the Czar - o - strater - but a bit below JVG - whose sense of humor appeals to me.
     
  16. durvasa

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    Its difficult for me to compare play-by-plays with color analysts.

    Marv Albert is probably the best play-by-play guy because everything is natural with him. I like Mike Breen also, but Albert is the best.

    For color, JVG hands down. Hubie Brown is good as well.
     
  17. rhino17

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    JVG and Marv Albert are great, I also like Walton

    worst are Hubie Brown and Reggie Miller
     
  18. E-Man

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    The boring commentators were the ones from NBC when the NBA was on NBC. God those guys put me to sleep.
     
  19. pmac

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    I love Hubie. The only thing he does wrong is call everyone a 7footer.
     
  20. da1

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    The funniest team was Tom Hammond, Bill Walton, and Steve "Snapper" Jones. That was pure hilarity.

    Play by play Marv is the best, so many catchphrases.

    "YES, and it counts!"
    "From DOWNTOWN"
    "REJECTED"

    Mike Breen I remember from the old Clutch City video whenever Starks hit a big shot

    "BANG!"

    Hubie Brown and Van Gundy are great as color commentators.
     

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