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Home of NBA announcer Mike Breen destroyed by fire

/ 01:23 PM October 01, 2022
Mike Breen

ESPN Analysts, Mark Jackson, Jeff Van Gundy, and Mike Breen look on prior to Game Two of the 2022 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics at FTX Arena on May 19, 2022 in Miami, Florida. Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

ESPN released a statement Thursday supporting NBA announcer Mike Breen, whose Long Island, N.Y., home was destroyed by fire last weekend.

Breen and his family were not in the home at the time.

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“Mike is a cherished member of the ESPN family and he knows he has our full support through this excruciating circumstance,” ESPN said in the statement. “We know the damage is devastating, and at the same time, we are grateful that he and his family are safe.”

Manhasset-Lakeville (N.Y.) firefighters responded to the home fully engulfed by fire early Sunday morning. TMZ reports the blaze is under investigation.

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Breen is entering his 30th season as an NBA announcer for ABC/ESPN and the MSG Network, where he is the voice of the New York Knicks.

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