Ric Bucher signed a multi-year deal with 95.7 The GAME and is the NBA Insider for Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, along with his Golden State Warriors television dutues. Prior to joining 95.7 The GAME, Bucher was as a Bay Area-based NBA Reporter for ESPN’s SportsCenter and NBA studio shows, as well as Senior Writer covering professional basketball for ESPN The Magazine. While focusing on the NBA at ESPN, Bucher has an extensive background covering Bay Area sports teams. Previously, he was a writer for the San Jose Mercury News from 1989-97 covering the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers, and college basketball. He has also written for The Washington Post, The San Diego Union, and Yankee Magazine.
Chris Townsend is the current host of Bucher & Towny. Previously, Chris hosted The Pulse, The Chris Townsend Show, and Oakland A’s Pre-Game Dugout Show on 95.7 The Game. Townsend brings years of Northern California sports experience to 95.7 including time at KNBR 680 (AM), Golden State Warriors Pre & Post Game shows on KNBR 680 (AM), Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, where he hosted 49ers insider and currently hosts SaberCats Weekly (Arena Football), and Stanford University Football Pre & Post Game shows on 860 (KTRB-AM).
Aubrey Huff is a two-time World Series Champion and former San Francisco Giant who shifts over to radio to join the morning team of Ric Bucher and Chris Townsend. Huff, who retired from baseball in 2013, previously played for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Houston Astros, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, and San Francisco Giants.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join 95.7 The Game. I had an incredible experience in San Francisco, being a part of two World Championship Giants teams, and now I’m looking forward to joining my brand new team in the Bay Area,” said Huff.