The Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan called Bayless “a clown” and noted that this was “bigger than basketball.” The Spurs’ Rudy Gay called Bayless “a heartless clown.”
Olivier Sedra is also warming up — his voice. Mr. Sedra, a longtime announcer for the N.B.A., is beginning a new gig with the Brooklyn Nets He’s the guy you’ll see sitting at center court, whose booming voice excites fans as he describes the action in real time. He says things like: “All right, Brooklyn! Time to give a home-court welcome to your home team, your Brooklyn Nets!”
The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club today announced that General Manager/Head of Basketball Operations Travis Schlenk will be featured on a weekly segment this season on SportsRadio 92-2 The Game, the team’s official sports talk partner and flagship station. Schlenk was hired on May 25, 2017 after spending 12 seasons with the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors.