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The NBA. Arguably no league in sports rivals it for pure entertainment value. And the death of an NBA great can leave us with a flood of memories that unspools in our minds like a highlight reel. This memorial site was created to honor and remember players, coaches and others associated with the National Basketball Association.
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NBA Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Jim Simpson

The first play-by-play announcer for ESPN, Jim Simpson, died Wednesday morning in Scottsdale, Ariz., after a short illness, his family said, according to ESPN. He was 88. Simpson worked for many years at NBC where he announced the World Series, Olympics and Wimbledon and did play by play for Super Bowl I for NBC Radio. He was doing play by play on AFL games for NBC when he was hired by ESPN in 1979. Simpson gave ESPN credibility when it was just starting out as a cable network. ...
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