Television Play-by-Play announcer
Brian Davis enters his fourth season as television voice of the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder. A veteran broadcaster, Davis returned to the NBA in 2004 as host of Seattle Sonics broadcasts on FSN Northwest.
Davis regularly covered the Chicago Bulls during the Michael Jordan era and became a contributor to NBA Radio, hosting game broadcasts and serving as sideline reporter for the network during the 1991 playoffs and NBA Finals. He later hosted Bulls broadcasts on FSN Chicago and occasionally called Sonics games in Seattle. He has an extensive play-by-play resume at the college level, including the Big Ten, Pac-10, Conference USA and the Mid-American Conference.
Davis has called games at the professional level in four other sports: NFL football, as radio voice of the Seattle Seahawks; College Football on CBS/Westwood One; NHL hockey, in a reserve role with Chicago Blackhawks; and soccer, with Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire. He has also worked as pre-season play-by-play announcer for the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals.
As a sports anchor for CBS Radio and its Chicago all-news affiliate, Davis covered major events including the Olympics, NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Finals. His resume includes football play-by-play in the Big Ten, Pac-10 and MAC. He is an accomplished interviewer and talk show host and has won several professional awards, including one for investigative journalism during his days as a news reporter in Chicago.
Davis holds a journalism degree from Northwestern University. He and his wife, Judy, have two children and make their home in the Oklahoma City area.