Marv Albert won’t take part in TNT’s NBA coverage on-site in Orlando


Legendary NBA play-by-play broadcaster Marv Albert won’t participate on-site in TNT’s coverage of the league’s restart in Orlando next month, Albert told the New York Post‘s Andrew Marchand.

Albert, 79, is the lead play-by-play voice for TNT and was initially excited about the prospect of participating on-site, per Marchand. However, a recent surge in positive COVID-19 tests played a role in Albert’s eventual decision.

Albert told the Post that Jeff Zucker, the chairman of WarnerMedia News, who oversees Turner Sports, and he talked about the move.

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