ESPN radio announcer Jim Durham, who called NBA games for the network, passed away over the weekend. He was just 65.
ESPN revealed the news Monday (November 5) that Durham died over the weekend at his home in Tomball, Texas. However, a cause of death was not announced.
The radio personality was the lead play-by-play commentator for NBA games on ESPN Radio since its inception in 1996. His last assignment for ESPN was Tuesday’s season opener between Boston and Miami.
Durham is a Chicago native, who called Bulls games during Michael Jordan’s first seven seasons. He also served as a broadcaster for the Dallas Mavericks, Chicago White Sox and Houston Astros.