Found August 21, 2013 on Celtics Life:
PLAYERS: Cedric Maxwell
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
Most people tune in to listen to these idiots argue the same point from 2-5. They should probably just get Sirius. Other than the great Toucher and Rich show, there isn't a whole lot of NBA talk going on on Boston's number one sports radio station. The station's apparent lack of interest in the sport apparently won't stop them from carrying the Celtics games themselves though. BostonGlobe: Multiple industry sources believe The Sports Hub to be a significant player for the Celtics rights. Greater Media, which owns five stations in the Boston market, has expressed interest in Celtics broadcasts in the past. No matter where on the dial the Celtics land, expect to hear the same broadcast team. Play-by-play voice Sean Grande and analyst Cedric Maxwell, a popular tandem that has been together since the 2001-02 season, were hired by the team, rather than the station that broadcasts the games. This is some interesting news if Sports Hub does end up taking over the Celt...
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