Donny Marshall is an NCAA Basketball analyst for Westwood One.
Marshall is also a Brooklyn Nets color commentator and studio analyst for the YES Network, having started in that role in October 2013.
A 6’7″ forward, Marshall was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round of the 1995 NBA Draft out of Connecticut. He played five seasons in the NBA, and was a member of the Nets’ back-to-back NBA Finals teams (2001-02 and 2002-03).
A native of Seattle, Marshall played his high school basketball at Federal Way High School in Federal Way, Wash. He played for the University of Connecticut from 1991-95 and was co-captain his junior and senior years, later being named to UConn’s All-Century Team.
Marshall is also an NBA and college basketball analyst for FOX Sports 1’s FOX Sports Live studio show and for FOX Sports, covering the networks’ BIG EAST games.
Marshall called men’s basketball games in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London for NBC. From 2005 to 2013, he was a Boston Celtics analyst for Comcast SportsNet New England, broadcasting from the studio or courtside for over 600 games. He covered the team during their 2008 championship season, their 17th NBA Championship. Marshall previously did color commentary on NBC Sports, NBA TV, and on ESPN and ESPN2’s college basketball telecasts.
Marshall received a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Connecticut. He serves on the Board of Trustees at the university, and is a board member of First Tee of Connecticut. Marshall conducts basketball camps in Massachusetts and Connecticut during the summer months.
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NEW YORK, NY – St. John’s trailed by as much as 19 points, but it didn’t matter as the Red Storm rallied past Villanova for a 71-65 victory on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. Chris Carrino and Donny Marshall called the action on Westwood One Sports.Read More »
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