Supporting (Broad)cast

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Favorite Supporting Broadcast Team Member?

  1. Gregory "Special K" Kelser

    16 vote(s)
    55.2%
  2. Ryan Field

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Mickey York

    1 vote(s)
    3.4%
  4. Eli Zaret

    1 vote(s)
    3.4%
  5. Trevor Thompson

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Rick Mahorn

    5 vote(s)
    17.2%
  7. Mark Champion

    1 vote(s)
    3.4%
  8. Bill Laimbeer

    5 vote(s)
    17.2%
  9. Other

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Pistons0809

    Pistons0809 Bench Warmer Forum Donor

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    We all know the legendary man behind the mic, George Blaha, but he certainly doesn't carry Piston broadcasts alone! (Though he could). Who are your favorite supporting members of the Piston broadcast team?

    Gregory "Special K" Kelser - The legend from MSU who shares broadcast duties next to George and hosts Kelser's Korner, a fun segment in which players who don't play tell us how we're going to win the game! He also played for the Clippers!

    Ryan Field - On most nights, he holds fort at the Call Sam studio. He makes perhaps the best appearance out of all the broadcast crew, thanks to an infusion of suave hair gel before each broadcast.

    Mickey York - Like Ryan Field, he can often be found at the Call Sam studio. He once got a call from Ernie Harwell.

    Eli Zaret - The battle tested sideline reporter that always responds with "Well thanks George" at the beginning of each broadcast.

    Trevor Thompson - Seldom fills in for Eli Zaret or Ryan Field.

    Rick Mahorn - A former Piston turned radio analyst, who can often be found calling games beside Mark Champion. Rip Hamilton throws plastic at him at the beginning of each game at the Palace.

    Mark Champion - Radio announcer for the Pistons. A true champion of broadcasting.

    Bill Laimbeer - Former Piston commentator on My TV20 who now enjoys a successful career next to his former nemesis turned good pal Kurt Rambis.

    Other - This list is obviously missing important behind-the-scenes members such as Pete "Dr. Rock" Skorich and Stan Fracker, so if you want to leave a special shoutout to our own emmy winning editors, or anyone else I missed, vote "Other".
  2. MJO77

    MJO77 First Round Draft Pick

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    I really liked Bill Laimbeer with Laimb's Lowdown. Mark Champion is great on the radio. Eli Zaret gets on my nerves!
  3. basketbills

    basketbills All-Star Forum Donor

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    I like Gregory Kelser...he's a bit of a high talker but that's OK..and Mark Champion is great.
  4. MJO77

    MJO77 First Round Draft Pick

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    I like Kelser too, not as much as Laimbeer though.
  5. Mogilny

    Mogilny All-Star Forum Donor

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    I'm also on the Kelser train.
  6. jammertime

    jammertime Starter 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    Laimbeer was my favourite. Mahorn was the absolute worst. Right up there with George Forman and Charles Barkley as the worst of all-time.
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    linwood All-Star

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    I really liked Laimbeer's brutal honesty. Never afraid to call it like it is.

    Have to disagree with you on Mahorn. As the color guy, he has come up with some real gems. How can you hate on the man who gave us "No Free Chili?"


    I'm also a big fan of hallway coach interviews, so shout-outs to Gar Heard, Dave Cowens, and Darrel Walker.
  8. Nemo

    Nemo Pun Master Forum Donor

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    Laimbeer and Mahorn are my favorites..
  9. Ernie the Slow Adult

    Ernie the Slow Adult All-Star Forum Donor

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    Special K is surprisingly candid at times. I liked Laimbeer a lot when he was doing the games.
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    No KT?

    No Dave Bing?

    For shame....

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