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Best Announcer 

Michael Reghi

Michael Reghi had the perfect voice: a deep, raspy call that just felt manly. And he knew exactly when to turn up the volume -- say, when LeBron tiptoed along the baseline for a playoff game-winner. He also had an amazing knack for prodding partner Scott Williams into offering up interesting info. And he had balls: He was reportedly chastised by team officials for providing the play-by-play of a heated exchange between Damon Jones and head coach Mike Brown. Perhaps this was his undoing. Or perhaps Owner Dan Gilbert wanted more of his friends from Detroit mingling at the Q. Either way, the longtime Cavs broadcaster was replaced by a former Pistons voice in August.

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