ESPN Radio Announcer Jim Durham Dead at 65

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Jim Durham | Photo Credits: ESPN MediaZone

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Jim Durham | Photo Credits: ESPN MediaZone

Jim Durham, an ESPN radio announcer for NBC games, died over the weekend, the Associated Press reports. He was 65.

Durham's cause of death was not released, but he passed away at his home in Tomball, Texas.

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Durham commentated NBC games on ESPN radio since the station's launch in 1996. Durham was well-known for calling the Bulls game during Michael Jordan's first seven seasons.

In 2011, Durham received the Curt Gowdy Media Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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