Mike Breen

Mike Breen
Born (1961-05-22) May 22, 1961 (age 56)
New York City, New York, U.S.
EducationFordham University
Notable credit(s)Broadcaster of the Year, 1998 National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Lead Play-by-Play, NBA on ABC and ESPN
Sports commentary career
Sports Basketball, American football


‹ The template Infobox person has been considered for merging. › Michael Breen (given birth to Might 22, 1961) can be an American play-by-play sports activities commentator for NBA in ABC and may be the business lead announcer for NY Knicks games in the MSG Network. Breen also phone calls NBA video games for ESPN and was previously a play-by-play announcer for the brand new York Giants’ preseason video games. Breen also known as regular NFL period video games for both NFL on Fox and NFL on NBC.


Breen, a 1979 graduate of Salesian SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL and a 1983 graduate of Fordham School, and by 2016, he's currently in his 25th period seeing that an NBA broadcaster, with some of these 25 occurring even though Breen worked for NBC until 2002, the network's this past year seeing that both an NBA and WNBA broadcaster. He's also the primary voice for NY Knicks video games on MSG Network.He first caused the Knicks being a radio announcer for WFAN from 1992–97, when he was promoted to tv play-by-play upon Marv Albert's firing subsequent his infamous sex scandal. He later on became Albert's backup upon his come back in 1999, before finally getting the lead play-by-play upon Albert's second termination in 2004. On Feb 8, 2006, using the departure of Al Michaels from your network, ABC announced that Breen would dominate as the business lead broadcaster for the NBA, like the NBA Finals. His broadcasting profession started performing play-by-play for the Marist University Red Foxes golf ball group in 1985. Apart from his function as ABC's primary play-by-play on Sundays, Breen generally functions for ESPN on Fridays, and sometimes on Wednesdays, with the others of his timetable reserved for MSG. He in addition has called college golf ball video games for ESPN.When the Knicks produced the 2011 NBA Playoffs, he didn't call the video games for MSG because of his involvement with ESPN and ABC; he do call Video games 3 (using the MSG broadcasts taken care of by Kenny Albert) and 4 for ESPN and ABC, respectively.A few of Breen's current and former broadcast companions were employed using the Knicks at one stage. The list contains former Knicks mind coaches Hubie Dark brown and Jeff Truck Gundy, previous Knicks players Tag Jackson and Walt Frazier, and previous Knicks radio color announcer John Andariese.In addition, he's also the tone of voice from the NBA Live, you start with NBA Top notch 11, alongside his usual ESPN companions Tag Jackson and Jeff Truck Gundy. Nevertheless, the series was canceled indefinitely. He do tone of voice along with Truck Gundy in the NBA Live series you start with NBA Live 14.


Breen has announced in 5 Olympic Video games during his profession, 1 Wintertime Olympics and 4 Summertime Olympics. On the 1996 Summertime Olympics in Atlanta, the 2000 Summertime Olympics in Sydney, as well as the 2004 Summertime Olympics in Athens, Breen known as basketball, managing play-by-play for both men and the ladies. On the 2002 Wintertime Olympics in Sodium Lake Town, Breen called skiing jumping. Breen offered being a play-by-play announcer for NBC Sports activities insurance coverage of men's and women's Golf ball on the 2008 Summertime Olympics.


Breen is a fixture on the air aswell. He started his professional radio profession being a sportscaster on WNBC radio in the first 1980s, and sometimes substituted for Dave Sims as web host of "SportsNight" in the place. From 1988–2000, Breen did the sports activities segment in the WFAN and nationally syndicated Imus each day talk/humor radio present. Breen became observed for his deadpan delivery of fake sports news, such as for example in the middle-1990s confirming that in the last night's Mets video game, "Félix Millán proceeded to go 4-for-4 with 3 works have scored" (Millán retired in 1977).

Personal life

Breen resides in Lengthy Island, NY along with his wife Rosanne and their 3 kids, Michael, Nicole, and Matt.