John Andariese Inducted in 2009

Contributor Inducted in 2009
John Kenneth Andariese John Andariese, Inducted into the NYC Hall of Fame in 2009
Photo credit: (George Kalinsky for Madison Square Garden)

John Kenneth Andariese (August 19, 1938 – March 13, 2017), nicknamed "Johnny Hoops", was a New York basketball analyst on both radio and television for more than 40 years. Andariese broadcast for the New York Knicks and announced some of the most memorable Knicks games ever played. He also is well known for hosting NBA Legends with Johnny Hoops on NBA TV.