Sitting for two-and-a-half hours and talking non-stop tends to make for some interesting scenarios, and we've all got our own set of favorite and least favorite NBA announcers.
It's pretty concise; a ton of people like Jeff Van Gundy because of his honesty on what is and isn't a problem in the league, while many people dislike Reggie Miller for his nasal voice, his bothersome enthusiasm and his general lack of an addition to the experience of watching a game.
Bad announcing is why Mark Jackson is now a head coach, and good announcing is why we're getting a lot more Chris Webber in our lives as the months go by.
When you get down onto the local level it's a lot easier to pick nits, but there's a general consensus about a select few announcers, while the rest are mostly interchangeable personalities. As a local announcer, if you're not talked about too much, odds are you're doing a good job.
So far this year, we've seen quite a bit of the good and the bad—with the good moments being the ones that make us laugh along with the announcers, and the bad ones being the ones when we can't help but cringe.