Austin Toros, ESPN Austin Ink Deal
November 6, 2008 at 5:24 AM (PT)
The NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE's AUSTIN TOROS ink a deal with SIMMONS Sports KZNX-A (ESPN AUSTIN) and Spanish Sports KWNX-A (ESPN DEPORTES 1260)/AUSTIN. Game coverage for the SAN ANTONIO SPURS affiliate, including all home games and select road games, will be split between the two stations.
"ESPN is always the first name in sports and we look forward to our partnership with them and the SPURS," said TOROS COO BILLY WIDNER. "We are also proud to announce MARC HOENIG will return for a third season as the voice of the TOROS."
"As we continue to build the radio station in AUSTIN, we are trying to align ourselves with great organizations and great partners," said HOENIG, who also serves as Sr. AE at ESPN AUSTIN. "The TOROS and SPURS exude class in everything they do. Plus, the SPURS have four NBA Championships and the TOROS reached the NBA D-LEAGUE finals a year ago. We’re excited about the season."