College Basketball Analyst
Tim McCormick joined ESPN, Inc. in November 1996 as a basketball analyst. He covered the NBA and college basketball for ESPN Regional Television and ESPN International until February 1998. Since then, McCormick has done analysis for ESPN and ESPN2’s coverage of men’s college basketball, primarily working on Atlantic 10 Conference games.
Prior to joining ESPN, McCormick worked for PASS Sports as a studio and game analyst for the Detroit Pistons from 1992-1998. Between 1994-1996, he also did work on Big Ten Conference telecasts for Raycom Sports plus NBA and college basketball commentary for Creative Sports. From January 1997-March 1998, he hosted “In The Paint,” a weekly show on WDFN Radio in Detroit. McCormick has also worked as a game analyst for the NCAA Basketball Tournament on CBS Radio.
McCormick played 10 seasons in the NBA, spanning six cities. Drafted in 1984 by Seattle, he played for the SuperSonics until 1986. McCormick then moved on to the Philadelphia 76ers, where he started all 82 games of the 1986-87 season, playing alongside Hall of Famer Julius Erving, as well former All-Stars Charles Barkley and Maurice Cheeks.
Before retiring in 1994, McCormick had stints with the New Jersey Nets (1988), the Houston Rockets (1988-1990), the Atlanta Hawks (1990-1991) and the New York Knicks (1991-1994). He spent his last two seasons in New York on the injured list.
In addition to his television duties, McCormick is the Regional Director of Player Programs for the NBA, a position he has held since November 1996. A native of Clarkston, Mich., McCormick graduated from the University of Michigan in 1984.
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