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    The General back in basketball?

    At least according to one blogger...
    Awful Announcing: ESPN Hires Bobby Knight As An Analyst


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    Re: The General back in basketball?

    I hope they let him speak his mind, it could be interesting.



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    Re: The General back in basketball?

    This could actually be kind of interesting.



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    Re: The General back in basketball?

    This may be the first time live basketball has to be broadcast with a seven second delay.



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    Re: The General back in basketball?

    Quote Originally Posted by MontyBurns View Post
    This may be the first time live basketball has to be broadcast with a seven second delay.
    WHich would mean about a 15 second delay for those of us watching on dish.


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    Re: The General back in basketball?

    It could be worse. At least ESPN didn't try to hire Magic Johnson to analyze live games.

    There was an old joke when Magic analyzed NBA games on NBC:

    "The NBA is now broadcasting games in 3 languages: English, Spanish, and Magic Johnson."

    Magic was great in the NBA. My sister was a freshman at Michigan St. when the Spartans with Magic won the NCAA Championship. And the Lakers were my favorite team in the 80s (also because they had James Worthy) besides the 76ers with Dr. J. But Magic was horrible on NBC.


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    Re: The General back in basketball?

    Bobby Knight, a member of the media? That doesn't sound right.



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    Re: The General back in basketball?

    We'll see if ESPN can contain him. He is bound to offend someone.


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    Re: The General back in basketball?

    Guess he will be in Ames next year talking about Xs and Os and flinging chairs. Wonder if he will be critical of his boy's team as an anal ist?


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    Re: The General back in basketball?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    We'll see if ESPN can contain him. He is bound to offend someone.
    Offend someone? I'm putting $100 Cycredits that he doesn't go a week before he chokes someone out. $1000 Cycredits that it is a media corporate executive or support personnel.

    After a month, I'd put real money on him taking a folding chair to the back of Brent Musberger's head. (I have no idea if he'll ever work with Pusberger.)


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