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Bill Simmons to Call His First NBA Game Tomorrow

ESPN blogger and resident Boston Celtics fan Bill Simmons will get his first crack at the telestrator tomorrow night–calling the Miami Heat vs. Golden State Warriors game for ESPN. He’ll work alongside Dan Shulman and Mark Jackson.

Simmons has done TV before, sitting in on ESPN’s popular “Pardon the Interruption” show, and he also hosts a regular podcast. But it will be interesting to see how he does on live TV. He used to write jokes for the Jimmy Kimmel Show, so we know he’s funny. The one problem we can foresee is that Simmons is a huge Boston homer and hates LeBron James and the Heat with a passion. Will he be able to control himself? Can’t imagine the league will be happy if Simmons rips on their most intriguing team for the entire game.

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