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NBA 2k24 Commentators And Announcers

By Bishow Adhikari / 10 October 2023 08:52 AM

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NBA 2k24 commentators are Kevin Harlan, Mike Fratello, and Clark Kellogg. Harlan has been the head commentator for the NBA 2K since 2005.

In each game you play in MyCAREER and MyTEAM, you will hear the voices of these anchors. When you make a crucial shot or a spectacular dunk, the trio will get animated and highlight how important that particular moment is.

NBA 2K24's presentation is as strong as ever. In addition to enhancing gameplay, ProPLAY has also improved player animations. They now move more easily and appear more like their real-world counterparts.

Some of the guest commentators will be Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson and Shaquille O'Neal.

The PA announcers help to make the NBA experience as realistic as possible by providing their own special energy and enthusiasm. Tim Legler, Mark Jackson, Lawrence Tanter and Ray Clay are some of the PA announcers for the NBA 2K24.

NBA 2K Commentators

The anchors for the NBA 2k hosts are:

  • Cheryl Miller
  • Kevin Harlan
  • Clark Kellogg

Cheryl Miller was an Olympic gold medalist from the 1984 Summer Olympics.

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Harlan, the lead commentator, and color broadcaster Reggie Miller form one of the video game's best commentary experiences. Kevin is a veteran sportscaster who has broadcast 13 Super Bowls and five Final Fours.

He has been in sports broadcasting and NBA games for more than 30 years. He was also voted the National Sportscaster of the Year in 2017 and 2019.

The 63-year sports commentator became the TV and radio voice of the NBA Kansas City Kings in 1982. He has worked for the NFL Kansas City Chiefs from 1985 to 93.

Additionally, he has also worked with the Minnesota Timberwolves for a decade since joining in 1989. He joined Turner Sports in 1996 to broadcast NBA playoff games.

Mike Fratello began his career journey as a player for the NBA and later became the coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Atlanta Hawks. He is also an analyst for Fox Sports Ohio and a part-time Clippers color commentator for Fox Sports West.

Fratello has been in the broadcasting industry since 1990. He has been working as a television commentator for NBC Sports. And also been a main color commentator of TNT since the 2008-09 NBA season.

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The duo together has always delivered excitement and information along with that they can capture the drama of the NBA closely. They also provide pregame and postgame analysis. 

There are also some special guest announcers. Such as:

  • Richard Jefferson
  • Mike Fratello (Jordan Challenge and Era games)
  • Ray Clay (Jordan Challenge games PA announcer)

NBA 2K24 play-by-play voice is also available in Spanish and Chinese languages.

NBA 2K Announcers

Announcers for the NBA 2K are Clark Kellogg, Greg Anthony and Brent Barry. Greg Anthony is a television analyst for NBA TV and Turner Sports. 

The most exceptional NBA 2K commentators possess the ability to capture the game's passion while together providing insightful analysis and commentary. Announcers engaged the crowd by providing information and knowledge about the team or the play.

Throughout the years, the NBA 2K video game franchise has featured an extended lineup of commentators. The lineup consisted of present and past players, coaches and broadcasters.

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The NBA 2K commentary panel has gone through some changes over time, but they have always been among the best in the industry. The current trio of commentators is excellent. They have done an outstanding job of bringing the intensity of the game to life.

The list of NBA 2K broadcasters and the venues where you can hear them is as follows:

  • Scott Moak - Sacramento Kings
  • Eric Smith - Los Angeles Clippers
  • Vince Marotta - Phoenix Suns
  • Lawrence Tanter - Los Angeles Lakers
  • Matt Pitman - Golden St. Warriors
  • Mark Fratto - Washington Wizards
  • Paul Porter - Orlando Magic
  • Patrick “Big Pat” Doughty - Charlotte Hornets
  • Herbie Kuhn - Toronto Raptors
  • Olivier Sedra - Brooklyn Nets
  • Eddie Palladino - Boston Celtics
  • Matt Cord - Philadelphia 76ers
  • Michael Baiamonte - Miami Heat
  • Mike Walczewski - New York Knicks
  • Mark Mason - Portland Trail Blazers
  • Shawn Parker - Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Dan Roberts - Utah Jazz
  • Kyle Speller - Denver Nuggets
  • Mario Nanni - Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Shawn Sullivan - Indiana Pacers
  • Tim Sinclair - Chicago Bulls
  • Sean Peebles - Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Eric Jensen - Milwaukee Bucks
  • Tommy Edwards - Classic Chicago Bulls
  • John Mason - Detroit Pistons
  • Roland Ruiz - San Antonio Spurs
  • Marcus Tucker - Memphis Grizzlies
  • Wild Wayne - New Orleans Pelicans
  • Sean Heath - Dallas Mavericks

2K has every NBA venue's announcer, providing more audio options. It lets you experience the game like you are there. It also makes the introductions more immersive.

NBA 2k24 Gameplay Director

Mike Wang is the gameplay director of NBA 2K2 since NBA 2K16. Wang was appointed to the NBA in November 2009 as lead gameplay designer.

Before the concept of gameplay director was brought a team of designers, developers and producers used to collaborate on NBA 2K and create a realistic game. 

But after Mike was invited into the NBA family he has helped to change the face of the game with his accuracy and dedication to the realistic basketball experience.

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Below is a list of gameplay directors and their contributions over the years:

  • Mike Wang - NBA 2K24, NBA 2K23, NBA 2K22, NBA 2K21, NBA 2K20, NBA 2K19, NBA 2K18, NBA 2K17, NBA 2K16
  • Christian Papierniak - NBA 2K15, NBA 2K14
  • Rob Jones - NBA 2K13, NBA 2K12, NBA 2K11
  • Ben Bishop - NBA 2K10, NBA 2K9, NBA 2K8, NBA 2K7

Originally, there used to be a group of developers who would take responsibility for creating the gameplay. However, as the game grew in popularity and difficulty, it became clear that a dedicated gameplay director was necessary.

Ben Bishop is the first NBA 2K gameplay director. He held the position from NBA 2K7 to NBA 2K10. He directed the gameplay design and made the NBA 2K series original and fun.

After Ben left the NBA 2K game series, Mike Wang was appointed as the official gameplay director for NBA 2K16.

He has been with Visual Concepts since 2009 and has played a vital role in the development of numerous NBA 2K games. Under his leadership, the NBA 2K series has evolved and advanced significantly.

His valuable contributions as the NBA 2K24 director are highly appreciated by all his fans.