Paying tribute to those around the NBA we lost in 2016

I’m lucky enough to work with Tim Roye, radio voice of the Golden State Warriors, and his producer: R.C. Davis. The two of them put together a terrific retrospective of some of the people in and around the NBA that we lost in 2016.

It’s a wonderful remembrance of a lot of great names and a lot of great people associated with the game of basketball. Trust me, it’s more informative and uplifting than it is maudlin. The piece starts at the 18:30 mark.

Link to “Those We Lost in 2016,” which aired on 95.7-FM The Game.

Here are some of the people to whom we wanted to pay tribute:

–Nate Thurmond, Craig Sager, Sean Rooks, Pearl Washington, John Johnson, Michael Brooks, Greg Ballard, Jim McMillan, Clyde Lovelette, Johnny Bach, and others.

 

About Steinmetz

Matt Steinmetz is a veteran San Francisco Bay Area sports journalist. He covered the Golden State Warriors for the Bay Area News Group for more than a decade before becoming a television analyst with Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. Steinmetz can be heard on "Steiny, Guru & Dibs' mid-days on 95.7-FM The Game, the Warriors' flagship station.
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