Gus Johnson Out As Knicks Radio Play by Play Announcer
My first reaction to the news was.
Then I realized I don’t listen to Knicks games to begin with, so for me personally it isn’t much of a loss, but for my NYC crew I definitely feel your pain:
As the NBA season is about to get underway, New York Knicks veteran radio play-by-play announcer Gus Johnson is walking away from the high profile position. The games are broadcast by ESPN 1050/WEPN.
The New York Post reports that Johnson, 43, is leaving MSG Network to concentrate on his NFL and college basketball duties with CBS and boxing announcing for Showtime.
A MSG Network spokeman released this statement, “Gus is a very talented broadcaster, and has been a part of the MSG Network family for a long time. We wish him all the best and will miss having him on our team.”
I definitely feel for you NYC, but maybe now CBS will realize that it is time to upgrade Gus. I need him doing the Final Four and the Super Bowl.
No offense to the Clark Kellog and the Phil Simms of the world, but the universe needs more Gus Johnson.Powered by Sidelines