Big Names: Warriors’ Fitzgerald Replaces Breen on Olympic Hoops (Also: Doc — Both Rivers and Emrick)

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The play-by-play voice of the Golden State Warriors will call Olympic men’s basketball for NBC. In related news, Doc Rivers will serve as an analyst during the Olympics, and Mike Emrick will call Olympic water polo.

  • Warriors’ Fitzgerald to Call Olympic Basketball: NBC Universal is going in-house for Olympic basketball coverage. Comcast SportsNet Bay Area play-by-play voice Bob Fitzgerald will call Olympic basketball games for NBC alongside Doug Collins (men’s basketball) and Ann Meyers (women’s basketball). Fitzgerald, the voice of the Golden State Warriors, replaces Mike Breen. (NBC Universal press release)
  • Rivers to Serve as Studio Analyst For NBC: Former ABC and Turner Sports NBA analyst Doc Rivers will serve as a studio analyst for Olympic men’s basketball coverage on NBC. Along with the previously mentioned Collins, Rivers is one of two active NBA head coaches scheduled to work as an analyst during the Olympics. (NBC Universal press release)
  • Emrick to Announce Water Polo: NBC lead NHL play-by-play voice Mike Emrick will call water polo during the Olympics, the first time he has held that role since 2004. Emrick will work alongside analysts Wolf Wigo and Julie Swail. (NBC Universal press release)
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  • Oldfastcar

    those of you who do not know Bob Fitzgerald, you will love his calling of a game