ESPN’s basketball coverage isn’t bad, per se, but when you want top-level announcing TNT is undoubtedly the way to go. In a weird way, the announcers at TNT know exactly how to amplify the emotion of a particularly great moment that perfectly enhances whatever happened on the court. It’s just an inherent skill all the TNT guys seem to have.
Case in point: Thursday night’s Kings versus Thunder showdown. This Russell Westbrook jam midway through the proceedings was nice and all, but what really takes it to the next level is the reaction from the announcing crew.
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