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    Re: Gary Rima finally get the Hassel treatment

    That was REALLY funny. To be honest, I only know Rima's voice from promo's I hear on KXNO, but even my wife (who has has never heard him) laugh out loud watching this last night.


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    Re: Gary Rima finally get the Hassel treatment

    Quote Originally Posted by capitalcityguy View Post
    That was REALLY funny. To be honest, I only know Rima's voice from promo's I hear on KXNO, but even my wife (who has has never heard him) laugh out loud watching this last night.
    You're lucky you've never accidentally stumbled onto a "peenther" broadcast. Nauseating in a Zabel sort of way.


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    Re: Gary Rima finally get the Hassel treatment

    Quote Originally Posted by wonkadog View Post
    You're lucky you've never accidentally stumbled onto a "peenther" broadcast. Nauseating in a Zabel sort of way.
    Nauseating is right. And he really does a poor job of helping the listener visualize the game, which I think is the measure of a good radio guy.

    Believe it or not, I think one of the best "local" radio guys in terms of helping you see a basketball game in your mind is... Marty Tirrell. I remember being shocked the first time I heard him doing pxp. Very smooth and descriptive.



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    Re: Gary Rima finally get the Hassel treatment

    Going to get replayed on Murph and Andy on KXNO between 3 - 4PM hour...


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    Re: Gary Rima finally get the Hassel treatment

    Rima =



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    Re: Gary Rima finally get the Hassel treatment

    Quote Originally Posted by ca4cy View Post
    Rima =
    No. Tools serve a purpose.

    Rima's coverage of this team he loves is indeed painful. Your most famous call in what was at the time one of the most exciting games of the tournament should not sound - not only scripted - but literally read off of cue cards. It was as if a dog show announcer accidentally walked in on a basketball game.

    He's the most unspontaneous announcer I've ever had to listen to (once, while driving).

    I wonder if he prerecords his broadcasts.



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