He has worked for Turner Sports as a NBA play-by-play announcer since the 1995-96 season. For the 2005-06 NBA season, he will work several regular season games for TNT's Thursday night exclusive NBA coverage, as well as a full slate of playoff games. He served in this same role during the 2004-2005 NBA season.
Stockton received a CableAce nomination in 1997 for Sports play-by-play on TNT's NBA coverage.
Received the 2001 Curt Gowdy Electronic Media Award from the Basketball Hall of Fame.
The 2005 NFL season marks his twelth as play-by-play announcer for FOX. He also served as play-by-play announcer during FOX's first NHL season in 1996.
Stockton is in his 40th year as a professional broadcaster. He worked at CBS from 1978-94, calling NCAA basketball as well as the speed skating at the Lillehammer Winter Olympic Games in 1994, his last full season at the network. He also worked the first two rounds of the 1995 NCAA basketball tournament for CBS.
Called Oakland Athletics baseball for KRON-TV in San Francisco from 1993-95.
Arrived at CBS in 1978 to work NFL games and hosted "CBS Sports Spectacular" until 1980. In addition to his NFL work, he was CBS' lead NBA announcer from 1982-90, working with current Turner Sports NBA analyst Hubie Brown. He also called Major League Baseball games from 1990-92, including three American League Championship Series. Other CBS assignments included the Pan American Games, World Figure Skating Championships, boxing, swimming and diving, and alpine skiing at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France.
Began his broadcasting career in 1965 at KYW Radio and KYW-TV in Philadelphia. He was the voice of Boston Red Sox baseball on WSBK-TV in Boston from 1975-78. During this time he also called NFL and NCAA basketball games for NBC.
Born in Philadelphia, received degree in political science from Syracuse University in 1964.
Married to ESPN/ABC reporter and former Boston Globe writer, Lesley Visser.