Marv Albert’s Farewell To His Last Game

Milwaukee Bucks qualified for the finals of the NBA after 47 after sentencing the series against Atlanta Hawks 4-2, but there was also time for a separate show. Marv Albert, the historical rapporteur of the american basketball, put an end to his career and received the recognition of all those present.

After the match, Reggie Miller, the current analyst who shared the games with the experienced journalist, dedicated a few heartfelt words to him before giving him the microphone to close his last transmission. Excited, Albert spoke about his 55-year career where he shared moments with the great stars of the NBA and even interviewed Barack Obama.

Albert had his last show. AFP.

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“It is the end of an era. I had the opportunity to be with you for 15 years. You gave away the game of basketball with your voice. There were many men and women who sat next to you and you treated all of them with respect. I know there is a lots of emotions in your head “, declared the last companion of the rapporteur.

Notoriously moved, Albert appreciated Miller’s words and expressed his happiness, mixed with melancholy: “I was lucky. As I told Ernie (Johnson, another historic NBA journalist), I wish it would all start over. I really enjoyed it.”

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55 years of career ended on Saturday night in Atlanta. AFP

55 years of career ended on Saturday night in Atlanta. AFP

From the fans to the NBA

There were even more moments of tribute. When the Hawks crowd who had been left out recently, was leaving the stadium, decided to give the historic commentator a standing ovation. Miller quickly joined in the recognition and Marv returned the gesture of those present, who experienced basketball through their stories.

After the game, the NBA also recognized Albert’s work with a video that shows his entire career. “After nearly 60 years, the Hall of Fame announcer had his last game. From his beginnings as the voice of the stadium for the Knicks to his role in the biggest games in the NBA, Albert has been the soundtrack to the fans. for generations. “

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Excited, Marv left cheered by everyone. AFP

Excited, Marv left cheered by everyone. AFP

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