http://www.nba.com/hornets/news/hornets-announce-agreement-wwl-radioThe New Orleans Hornets announced today that they have signed a multi-year deal with Entercom Communications to broadcast all Hornets games live on WWL radio beginning with the upcoming 2012-13 season.
The broadcast team is anchored by Sean Kelley, who will begin his eighth season as the team’s play-by-play voice. Kelley will be joined by John DeShazier as he begins his first season as color analyst. DeShazier joins the broadcast team after working on the Times Picayune’s sports staff since 1992. Since the Hornets arrived in the Crescent City in 2002, DeShazier has been the primary columnist on Hornets and NBA related matters, including being featured on local and national radio and online interviews related to basketball in New Orleans.
The agreement along with full game coverage will include a post-game show, as well as a weekly Thursday night coach’s show with Hornets Head Coach Monty Williams hosted by Deshazier.
"We enjoy a great partnership with WWL radio and are thrilled that Hornets games will be broadcast on New Orleans' leading radio station and become part of the great momentum we are enjoying this summer," said Owner/Chairman of the Board Tom Benson. "WWL radio has long been the recognized leader in sports coverage. We couldn't be happier about this partnership for Hornets basketball."
The locals here know this is also the station we listen to the Saints broadcast on. This is good news in that it should increase coverage.