ESPN has officially named Doc Rivers and Doris Burke as new members of ESPN on ABC’s top broadcast team. Burke will be the first woman to be a game analyst for a championship game in the four major pro-U.S. leagues.

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According to ESPN, Rivers, and Burke will join longstanding Mike Breen. Previously, Burke was on ESPN radio for the NBA Finals. Rivers was the head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers this past season but previously called games during the 2003–04 season.

The new duo replaced Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson, who sat alongside Breen for 15 years.


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Additionally, ESPN announced the hire of Former Golden State Warriors GM and president of basketball operations Bob Myers as a studio analyst and will also call games. Myers previously did an ESPN feature with J. Cole.

Malika Andrews will be hosting NBA Countdown while maintaining her spot on NBA Today.

The second team for the sports giant is Ryan Ruocco, JJ Redick, and Richard Jefferson.