Sean Elliott joins ESPN as NBA analyst

Sean Elliott joins ESPN as NBA analyst

Post by Fab Gral » Wed, 28 Aug 2002 09:51:18

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BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- Former player Sean Elliott is joining ESPN to work
as BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- Former player Sean Elliott is joining ESPN to
work as an analyst on its NBA coverage. an analyst on its NBA coverage.

Elliott retired last year after 12 NBA seasons, including a comeback after
a

Elliott retired last year after 12 NBA seasons, including a comeback after
a kidney transplant. A two-time All-Star, he averaged 14.2 points, 4.3
rebounds kidney transplant. A two-time All-Star, he averaged 14.2 points,
4.3 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 11 seasons with San Antonio and one with
Detroit.and 2.6 assists in 11 seasons with San Antonio and one with
Detroit.

Elliott served on the Spurs' radio-TV crew in 1999-00 while recuperating

Elliott served on the Spurs' radio-TV crew in 1999-00 while recuperating
from his kidney transplant. He later did free-lance work as a studio
analyst from his kidney transplant. He later did free-lance work as a
studio analyst for TNT during the NBA playoffs. for TNT during the NBA
playoffs.

``We view Sean as one of the promising young analysts in the country,''
ESPN

``We view Sean as one of the promising young analysts in the country,''
ESPN executive VP Steve Anderson said Monday. executive VP Steve Anderson
said Monday.

Elliott will call NBA games on Fridays for ESPN. He starts work for the

Elliott will call NBA games on Fridays for ESPN. He starts work for the
company this week at the World Basketball Championships.company this week
at the World Basketball Championships.

The NBA's new six-year TV rights deals with ESPN, ABC and TNT start this

The NBA's new six-year TV rights deals with ESPN, ABC and TNT start this
season. season.

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