ESPN/ABC Finally Gets A Promo Right!

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

I got goosebumps wathching ESPN's new ad teasing the NBA Finals. I can't believe they finally got it blows my mind. Old NBA Players warming up- Check!, Gladiator-like music playing in the background- Check!, Afros- Check!, and finally....Kevin McHale stretching sporting a black-eye....CHECK!

Here it is....enjoy!

(Thanks to SBD for providing the clip.)

Posted by Awful Announcing- at 4:25 PM


everyone say they like this (i actually did) so that blaine goes away forever.

larry burns said...
May 30, 2007, 5:17:00 PM  

That promo sure could use some Jeremy Piven.

May 30, 2007, 6:23:00 PM  

They should've used this instead of the stupid pussycat dolls song for the entire playoffs.

mookie said...
May 30, 2007, 6:58:00 PM  

Does anyone else not understand the text:

Will you be / watching when?

otherwise great ad

Anonymous said...
May 30, 2007, 7:26:00 PM  

Watching what when?

Did Vinnie barbarino write that copy?

That's the NBA I loved. Sniff, what happened???

hollywood wags said...
May 30, 2007, 9:52:00 PM  

a young shaq about to get his ass swept out of the building? check.

SwankyMode said...
May 31, 2007, 3:44:00 PM  

That doesn't look like McHale - more like Greg Kite.

I can't believe he made it in with the legends highlighted in the commercial.

What - Swen Nader wasn't available?

Jesse said...
May 31, 2007, 5:10:00 PM  

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