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[ClutchFans] Bill Worrell planning retirement, Craig Ackerman to take over road TV duties

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. Celebriduck

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    This whole "Bill is too much of a homer, not fair to the other team's fans" thing is such a joke. I want our guys to be homers. I really don't care what a bunch of millenials on reddit think about our broadcast, they don't have to watch if they don't like it.
     
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    I agree. That's the one thing that would actually make me purchase league pass again this year.
     
  3. coachbadlee

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    I like Ackerman. I think he has what it takes to do the job just as well.
     
  4. sufiank

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    One of the greats!

     
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  5. Sidarma

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    Am I missing something here?
    Old decrepit Bill worell doing a road game over ackerman?
    Wonder if his high pitch annoying tone of his got to do with this. o_O
     
  6. Torn n Frayed

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    Heard Craig say Bill was asked to do this game by the team/network.
     
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  7. BaiHua

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    I appreciate bill’s service but FINALLY!
     
  8. Sidarma

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    Oh how sweet it is, I usually muted the sound when watching rockets with craig or watch the other teams broadcasters unless its the fakers,spurs and jizz announcers.
     
  9. Jake Stewart

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    Craig is doing radio tonight. He said on Twitter that This is Bill’s only road game of the year.
     
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    Old people LOVE Florida!! Bill would never miss an Orlando trip!!
     
  11. TMac'n

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    Prolly wanted to see his side bitch. Worrell pop that viagra tonight
     
  12. BleedsRocketRed

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    Love me some Bill.
    Without him Rockets broadcasts are meaningless to me other than just watching the Rockets. I grew up with this man being the voice of my childhood passion.
    Him, Gene and Jim are voices I will NEVER forget.
     
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    I could listen to gene Peterson read the ingredients off a shampoo bottle.
     
  14. rockets13champs

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    I wonder how he met his sick chick.. “ Hello everybody this is Bill Worrell with my wingman Clyde Drexler- You are watching Dallas Mavericks Basketball”
     
  15. Junkyard_Dog

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    They should da at least 5-10 games as a throwback night where the commentary is Bill and Calvin. You get some great banter from those two
     
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  16. dwhite

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    I seriously miss the days of Bill and Calvin. Not a fan of Ackerman, so it was a true treat to hear a true television voice and legend do the game last night. The Ackerman and Bull combination sounds like something you would hear for a high school game on public access cable.
     
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  17. deb4rockets

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    I miss those days too! I just like Bill better. He's like Calvin, just a part of our history. Ackerman's whiny voice is annoying.
     
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  18. dwhite

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    Hoping that the new owner thinks like us and drops Ackerman from the telecast and keeps him where he belongs which is on radio. He does a good job on the radio, but weirdly does not have a television type voice and personality.
     
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    I wasn't a fan of CA at first, but I think he is learning and has gotten a lot better.
     
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