PORTLAND, Oregon – The Portland Trail Blazers announced on Wednesday that Jordan Kent will not be returning to the team as a TV broadcaster:
PORTLAND, Ore. (June 16, 2021) –The Trail Blazers announced today that Jordan kent will no longer serve as a Play-By-Play TV broadcaster. Kent started with the Trail Blazers in 2016 as a TV studio host alongside Michael Holton, served as a game TV broadcaster during the NBA reboot in Orlando in 2020, and was named a Television Play- By-Play for the 2020-21 season.
“We are extremely grateful for the hard work, dedication and passion that Jordan has put into his roles with the Trail Blazers,” said Chris McGowan, President and CEO of the Trail Blazers and Rose Quarter. “He has brought a wealth of basketball knowledge and experience to the organization and we wish him nothing but the best as he continues his career.”
The team hasn’t said who will replace Kent, but John Canzano on KXL’s sister station 750 The Game reports it will be Kevin Calabro. Calabro left Rip City in 2020 during the pandemic.
Newscast … The Trail Blazers plan to bring back Kevin Calabro as the main TV broadcaster, per source.