Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
Jeff Van Gundy has done an outstanding job as an NBA color analyst on TV.......until now.
Now we're down to the NBA Finals featuring the Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic. The Magic are coached by Jeff Van Gundy's brother, Stan Van Gundy.
There is no way, no how that Jeff Van Gundy can be objective and as good as he normally is as a brodcaster, and it has started to show during the Finals.
It reminds me of when CBS insisted upon using former Boston Celtics player and coach Tom Heinsohn as its main analyst during playoff games, even during Boston games when Boston was in the playoffs a lot. Good Lord, it was painfully obvious Heinsohn wasn't just announcing, he was cheerleading. The same goes for Van Gundy.
ABC won't dump Van Gundy. Tonight, we're already into Game 3 of the Finals. The decision should have been made before Game One.