Former NBA Coach Stan Van Gundy Joins NBC Sports Radio
November 5, 2012 at 9:38 AM (PT)
NBC SPORTS RADIO has hired former NBA coach STAN VAN GUNDY as a Senior Analyst. VAN GUNDY will call into network shows each week during the NBA season. The former head coach of The ORLANDO MAGIC will talk exclusively to NBC SPORTS RADIO affiliates and co-host for an hour every FRIDAY during the NBA season, on a show soon to be announced.
"I'm thrilled to be joining NBC SPORTS RADIO," said VAN GUNDY. "I'm ready to get going and bring my opinions and insight to the national radio audience."
"Having STAN join NBC SPORTS RADIO is another special day for the network, and it shows the type of exceptional and unique talent and voices that we're building for our affiliates and advertisers," DIAL GLOBAL EVP/GM CHRIS CORCORAN said..
"We are thrilled to add one of the most respected and outspoken coaches in the NBA to the NBC SPORTS RADIO roster," NBC SPORTS VENTURES SVP ROB SIMMELKJAER noted. "Our listeners will get to enjoy Stan’s unique insight into events and storylines around the league on a weekly basis."
VAN GUNDY will also make his debut as a national TV analyst during the inaugural NAVY-MARINE CORPS CLASSIC, featuring college basketball powers GEORGETOWN vs. FLORIDA, on FRIDAY, NOV. 9th -- played on the deck of the USS BATAAN at NAVAL STATION MAYPORT in JACKSONVILLE, FL.