Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Author John Feinstein and broadcaster Eddie
Doucette have been selected as the 2013 recipients of the Curt Gowdy Media
Award from the Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Gowdy Media Award is named in honor of the legendary sports broadcaster
and former Basketball Hall of Fame President, the late Curt Gowdy. This
prestigious award is presented annually to members of the print and electronic
media whose longtime efforts have made a significant contribution to the game
Feinstein, the print media honoree, has authored numerous books on basketball,
most notably "A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana
Hoosiers" in 1986. The book became the best-selling nonfiction sports books of
all time when it was first published, providing readers an inside look at one
of the most successful and controversial college basketball coaches. Other
Feinstein basketball-related books include: Last Shot, The Last Amateurs, Let
Me Tell You a Story, Winter Games, A March to Madness, Forevers Team, and A
Doucette, the original voice of the expansion Milwaukee Bucks, is the
electronic media honoree. He has covered the NBA for over 30 years working for
NBA-TV, CBS, USA Network and the NBA Radio Network. He's also been affiliated
with NBA teams including the Pacers, Nuggets, Clippers and Trail Blazers.
Previous winners of the Gowdy Award, which has been presented since 1990,
include legendary broadcasters Marty Glickman, Chick Hearn, Dick Enberg,
Johnny Most, Dick Stockton and Marv Albert, as well as Leonard Koppett, Bob
Ryan and Jim O'Connell on the print side.
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