Philadelphia 76ers reportedly hired Kate Scott as new play-by-play broadcaster


The Philadelphia 76ers have reportedly found a replacement for longtime commentator Marc Zumoff, who retired earlier this year after 27 seasons with the team.

Kate Scott is expected to take over next season, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

She will be the first woman in Philadelphia sports history to compete in full-time games on one of the top four men’s sports teams.

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Scott is originally from California and currently works with the Pac-12 Network, where she has been since 2015.

His resume is quite impressive, calling for NHL games, college football games, and NFL games on the radio.

She has also called games for the Golden State Warriors and, over the summer, has commented on several men’s and women’s basketball games at the Tokyo Olympics.

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Scott also called the matches the Copa America tournament.

Its trailblazer doesn’t start with the full-time Sixers gig.

Scott was part of the NHL’s first all-female broadcast in March.

That same month, she appeared on Warriors’ first all-female show.

She is the first woman to call up an al Pac-12 football game for the Pac-12 network and the first woman to call up an NFL game on the radio.

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Kate Scott is following in the footsteps of newly hired Lisa Byington, who will be the play-by-play broadcaster for the Milwaukee Bucks this coming season.

The Philadelphia 76ers open the preseason Oct. 4 against the Toronto Raptors.