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TRAIL BLAZERS ANNOUNCE TELEVISION BROADCAST TEAM AND 2021-22 PRESEASON SCHEDULE
PORTLAND, Ore. (August 17, 2021) – The Portland Trail Blazers announced today Television Play-By-Play announcer Kevin Calabro will be rejoining the Trail Blazers starting in the 2021-22 season. He will make his return for Trail Blazers preseason at home starting October 4 against the Golden State Warriors. See full preseason schedule below.
Calabro will be joining the returning television broadcast team of Analyst Lamar Hurd and Courtside Reporter Brooke Olzendam. Together with Director of Broadcasting Jeff Curtin, Television Producer Dan Hyatt and a talented broadcast crew, the Trail Blazers broadcast team won Northwest Regional EMMYs for Best Sports Broadcast in 2019 and Best Sports Play-By-Play in 2018.
The Trail Blazers will open their four-game 2021 preseason schedule with home games against the Golden State Warriors on Monday, October 4 and the Sacramento Kings on Monday, October 11. Both games will tip-off at 7:00 p.m. PT at Moda Center. Portland will round out its preseason schedule with road games at the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, October 13 at 6:00 p.m. PT and at the Golden State Warriors on Friday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m. PT. For more information on tickets including ticket packages for the 2021-22 season, please call 844-RIP-CITY or visit trailblazers.com/tickets.
Fans can tune in for preseason and regular season games on ROOT SPORTS, the new television home of the Portland Trail Blazers. ROOT SPORTS, a joint venture between AT&T Sports Networks and the Seattle Mariners, will bring Trail Blazers games to more fans than ever before across Oregon, Washington and Alaska. The games will also be aired on flagship station Rip City Radio AM-620 and the Deschutes Brewery Trail Blazers Radio Network.
Trail Blazers Preseason Schedule:
|Monday, October 4||Golden State||7:00 p.m.||Moda Center||ROOT SPORTS / 620 Rip City Radio|
|Monday, October 11||Sacramento||7:00 p.m.||Moda Center||ROOT SPORTS / 620 Rip City Radio|
|Wednesday, October 13||@ Phoenix||6:00 p.m.||Footprint Center||ROOT SPORTS / 620 Rip City Radio|
|Friday, October 15||@ Golden State||7:30 p.m.||Chase Center||ROOT SPORTS / 620 Rip City Radio|
ABOUT THE PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS
Members of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Portland Trail Blazers were founded in 1970 and purchased by the late Paul G. Allen in 1988. The team’s rich heritage includes 37 playoff appearances, three trips to the NBA Finals, an NBA championship in 1977 and a commitment to community service and sustainability. The Trail Blazers are dedicated to positively impacting underserved kids and their families throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington where they live, learn and play. Portland is the first and only professional sports franchise to receive the prestigious National Points of Light Award for excellence in corporate and community service. The Trail Blazers home arena, Moda Center, is the first existing arena to earn LEED Platinum Certification in 2019 after receiving LEED Gold Recertification in 2015 and becoming the first existing professional sports venue in the world to receive LEED Gold status in 2010. The team is also one of the founding members of the Green Sports Alliance. For more information, visit trailblazers.com.