Shootaround: Steph Curry up close, Morgan Park vs. CPS, former Bulls PA voice Ray Clay

The Shootaround

Former Bulls public address announcer Ray Clay (Photo – University of Illinois Chicago)

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Sam Panayotovich talks Chicago hoops with you once a week on WGN Radio. This week’s guest is Berwyn native and former Chicago Bulls public address announcer Ray Clay.

Topics include stories from a day with NBA MVP Steph Curry, Golden State’s 31-point win at the United Center, Morgan Park’s successful boys basketball boycott and the legendary career of former Bulls coach Johnny Bach. Clay discusses how he found out about the Bulls announcing job, his tryout in the dark, the overwhelming crowd noise from Jordan’s introduction, his last days with the organization, MJ’s last game in the NBA, being recruited by Spike Lee and announcing a wedding reception in Denver.


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