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The ultimate NBA TV personalities bracket: The Final

HoopsHype / 29 Oct, 16 /

We want you, HoopsHype readers, to make the call on who's the preeminent figure in television when it comes to NBA basketball. We put together a bracket with the biggest names in the business and you have chosen ESPN's Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose to make the final

Rose qualified for the final round with an easy win over TNT's Inside the NBA host Ernie Johnson: 68.9/31.1.

So now it's Simmons vs. Rose for the title of top NBA TV personality.

Who do you choose?

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FIRST ROUND

Charles Barkley 76.9%, Shaquille O'Neal 23.1%
Hubie Brown 73.4%, Mike Fratello 26.6%
Jeff Van Gundy 87.1%, Tim Legler 12.9%
Craig Sager 86.4%, Ralph Lawler 13.6%
Mark Jackson 38.1%, Stacey King 61.9%
Jalen Rose 76.4%, Eddie Johnson 23.6%
Bill Simmons 63.9%, Bill Walton 36.1%
Ernie Johnson 86.3%, Doris Burke 13.7%
Stephen A. Smith 68.7%, Skip Bayless 31.3%
Marv Albert 55.1%, Kevin Harlan 44.9%
Kenny Smith 22.1%, The Starters 77.9%
Doug Collins 79.6%, Tom Heinsohn 20.4%
David Aldridge 80.1%, Chris Broussard 19.9%
Mike Breen 66.0%, Reggie Miller 34.0%
Brent Barry 68.6%, Jon Barry 31.4%
Chris Webber 63.1%, Grant Hill 36.9%

SECOND ROUND

Charles Barkley 81.4%, David Aldridge 18.6%
Jalen Rose 51.3%, Marv Albert 48.7%
Bill Simmons 57.7%, The Starters 42.3%
Craig Sager 72.5%, Chris Webber 27.5%
Stephen A. Smith 13.0%, Stacey King 87.0%
Hubie Brown 57.7%, Mike Breen 42.3%
Jeff Van Gundy 77.9%, Brent Barry 22.1%
Ernie Johnson 72.3%, Doug Collins 27.7%

QUARTER-FINALS

Charles Barkley 50.3%, Stacey King 49.7%
Hubie Brown 29.0%, Jalen Rose 71.0%
Jeff Van Gundy 34.6%, Bill Simmons 65.4%
Craig Sager 26.7%, Ernie Johnson 73.3%

SEMIFINALS

Charles Barkley 39.7%, Bill Simmons 60.3%
Ernie Johnson 31.1%, Jalen Rose 68.9%

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