Jack Armstrong on sports broadcasting career from B’klyn to Toronto – New York Daily News

Armstrong, like any real New Yawkuh, has no great love or need for ‘r’s. That just adds to his charm, and perhaps even to the perception of his basketball expertise — the way a Canadian accent goes with hockey analysis, or a British accent jives with soccer play-by-play. New York City, after all, was the bedrock of basketball, the home of streetball lore, long before the AAU circuit took over the gyms and hotter spots emerged in Chicago, L.A. and D.C.