Mark Jackson out at ESPN as network aims to make Doris Burke, Doc Rivers lead NBA analysts: Source

Mark Jackson out at ESPN as network aims to make Doris Burke, Doc Rivers lead NBA analysts: Source

Mark Jackson is out at ESPN as the network nears a deal to bring on Doris Burke and Doc Rivers to its top NBA broadcast team, an industry source confirmed to The Athletic. The New York Post was first to report the news. Here’s what you need to know:

The network is close to promoting Burke and hiring Rivers to join her and play-by-play announcer Mike Breen, but the deal is not done, according to the source.
Jackson had been a part of the lead NBA crew alongside Breen and Jeff Van Gundy since rejoining the network in 2014.
Van Gundy was let go by ESPN last month amid a round of…


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