TNT’s broadcast without play-by-play man makes for interesting television


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Indifference is the true enemy of sports television. So even before TNT’s Thunder-Warriors telecast tipped off Thursday night, it was already a mild success given that Turner had managed to generate publicity for Game No. 79 on both team’s schedule. The hook was there was no play-by-play announcer: Analysts Steve Kerr, Reggie Miller and Chris Webber called the game and were also part of a marketing blitzkrieg that included Kerr channeling his inner-Alexander Haig prior to the action.

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