‘’THE SCHONZ’’ IS 86

 


Sportscaster Bill Schonely was the play-by-play announcer tor the
Portland Trail Blazers basketball team for almost three decades. He
began with the teams launch in 1970 and his final year behind the mike
was in 1998.
 

In 2002, Schonely was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame for Broadcasting. In 2012, he was awarded the Curt Gowdy Media Award
from the Basketball Hall of Fame. The voice of the Trail Blazers turned
86 on Monday June 1st.

 

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