Chris Carrino will begin his eighth season as the radio play-by-play voice of the Nets, whose games are heard on WFAN 660 AM. Carrino has described many of the greatest moments in franchise history, including both NBA Finals appearances in 2002 and 2003. Chris also fills in on the TV side occasionally for YES Network’s coverage of Nets games. Overall, he has been involved with the Nets broadcasts since 1992, when he started as studio coordinator and feature reporter.
This summer, Carrino made his Olympic debut calling basketball play-by-play as part of NBC Sports’ coverage of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. Over the years, Carrino has lent his voice to numerous International competitions for both NBA TV and ESPN, including the 2006 FIBA World Championships and the 2007 FIBA Tournament of the Americas.
Chris also has added football to his resume, calling the radio play-by-play of Giants pre-season football as well as TV play-by-play of college football for the ESPN family of stations. He has also worked as an NFL Network broadcaster, calling the final two seasons of NFL Europa as well as the 2007 World Cup of American Football.
A 1992 graduate of Fordham University, Carrino was an award-winning radio voice of Fordham basketball, football, and baseball on the famed WFUV. The 38-year old Carrino resides in New Jersey with his wife, Laura, and their son, Christopher.