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John Andariese: A New York Icon

"Johnny Hoops" Broadcasting Courtside. (Photo Courtesy: New York Post)


John Andariese, longtime radio and television broadcaster for the New York Knicks, was posthumously honored with the Johnny Bach award at the Fordham Basketball tip-off dinner on October 30. 

John was a man of integrity and was famous for his love of basketball, his attention to detail, and his sartorial nature. 

To listen to "John Andariese: A New York Icon," a piece looking back at the life and career of "Johnny Hoops" with audio from the following, click below:

-John's Widow, Maureen

-NBA Commissioner Adam Silver

-Longtime Knicks Broadcaster Marv Albert

-Lifelong Friend Dennis McDermott

-Fordham Athletic Director Emeritus Frank McLaughlin

-WFUV Sports Alum (currently of CBS Sports) Andrew Bogusch