Marv Albert (born June 12, 1941) is a legendary American sportscaster….who has been honored for his work as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame….as he is commonly referred to as “the voice of basketball”. From 1967 to 2004….he was also known as “the voice of the New York Knicks”….and currently Albert currently works for Turner Sports….while serving as lead announcer for NBA games on TNT. In addition to calling both professional and college basketball….he has extensive experience announcing other sports such as American football, ice hockey, horse racing, tennis and boxing….as we have many many bouts in our boxing section here at ImaSportsphile where he is paired with Dr. Ferdie Pacheco in calling many title fights.
Marv Albert did his 1st New York Knicks televised game in 1967….and is still behind the mike for TNT in 2018. He has called the play-by-play of eight Super Bowls….eight NBA Finals….and seven Stanley Cup Finals….as he has also called the Wimbledon Tennis Championships for TNT with Jim Courier and Mary Carillo. He also worked as a co-host and reporter for two World Series in 1986 and 1988….as well as hosting baseball studio and pre-game shows alongside Bob Costas. He also spent 13 years as the sports director of the network’s flagship station, WNBC-TV in New York.
We at ImaSportsphile are happy to have so much of Marv Albert’s work in our library….including many interviews with many athletes, coaches/managers and luminaries….as seen in this video herewith where he interview St Louis Cardinals Manager Whitey Herzog…..Boston Red Sox OF Jim Rice…..and US President George H. Bush.