|Born||Marvin Philip Aufrichtig
June 12, 1941
Brooklyn, New York, USA
|Occupation||Sports Commentator (mostly NBA games)|
|Children||Kenny, Brian, Denise and Jackie|
Marv Albert (born Marvin Philip Aufrichtig; June 12, 1941) is an American sportscaster. He is a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame. He is commonly called "the voice of basketball." From 1967–2004, he was also known as "the voice of the New York Knicks."
Honors and awards[change | change source]
- Cable ACE Award – six times.
- Curt Gowdy Media Award – awarded by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, 1994.
- American Sportscasters Association Sportscaster of the Year (Play-by-Play) – 1996.
- Emmy Award – for national sports: five times; for New York: three times.
- Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame – inducted in 2006.
- National Jewish Museum Sports Hall of Fame – inducted in 1992.
- New York State Sportscaster of the Year – twenty times.