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Saturday, July 28, 2012

ex-Isles voice lands in Desert

Steve Albert, who served as the TV-voice of the Islanders in the late 70s, including the 1979-80 Cup season, has been named the new TV-voice of the Phoenix Suns.

A somewhat bizarre story about it appears here: 

http://arizonasports.com/41/1562819/Suns-hire-new-TV-playbyplay-announcer

The story fails to note much of Steve's NBA experience... or that he is Kenny's uncle. :)

Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since January 21, 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick

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