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The Cav's Joe Tait wins top NBA broadcast award



 
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From "Bingo!" to "Wham!," Joe Tait has been the signature voice of the Cavs starting in 1970, through the miracle at Richfield, The Shot and now the hoped-for drive to an NBA Championship. Tait has just been named this year's Curt Gowdy Award winner . Perhaps Joe Tait's signature call is the power dunk, when he roars "Wham, with the right hand!!!" He recently told WKSU how that call first happened and why he kept using it.
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This year’s Curt Gowdy award winner, Joe Tait, a 38-year veteran announcer who started in the Cavs first season. Tait will receive the award in mid-August at the Basketball Hall of Fame.
 

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