Chris Broussard

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Chris Broussard
Born(1968-10-28) October 28, 1968 (age 43)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
Alma materOberlin College
OccupationSports columnist, TV sports color analyst, TV personality
Years active1990(?)-present
 
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Chris Broussard
Born(1968-10-28) October 28, 1968 (age 43)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
Alma materOberlin College
OccupationSports columnist, TV sports color analyst, TV personality
Years active1990(?)-present

Chris Broussard (born October 28, 1968[1]) is an American sports analyst for ESPN, who mainly covers the NBA. He also is a columnist for ESPN Magazine and ESPN.com. Broussard also makes appearances on ESPN's NBA Fastbreak as an analyst.

Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on October 28, 1968, Broussard graduated from Oberlin College in Ohio in May 1990 with a Bachelors degree in English. Broussard is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.


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Career

Sportswriting career

In 1990, Broussard began his sports writing career for The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio). He worked there for four years before moving to the Akron Beacon Journal where he started covering the NBA, spending two-and-a-half seasons with them as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat writer. Broussard then went on to work for The New York Times where he covered the New Jersey Nets for three years, the New York Knicks for two years, and the NBA in general for one year.[2] In September 2004 Broussard joined ESPN Magazine.

TV career

Since 2004, in addition to his writing duties, Broussard has also been seen frequently on ESPN as an NBA insider and analyst, and occasionally as a panelist on First Take debating sports topics with Skip Bayless. For the 2011-2012 NBA season, Broussard was added to ABC's NBA Countdown pregame show as an NBA insider.

Personal

As of 2011, he resides in the Newstead section of South Orange, NJ.

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