| Bill Worrell ： ウィキペディア英語版|
Bill Worrell is primarily known as an NBA play-by-play commentator for the Houston Rockets. He has been commentating Rockets games for the past 32 years. He has received many awards, including a Lone Star Emmy for best play by play announcer. He has also served as a sports analyst for the Houston Astros from 1985 to 2004, and broadcast major sports events such as the Super Bowl.
== Biography ==
Bill Worrell was born in 1947 in Houston, Texas. Bill Worrell is the son of William "Dub" Hamilton Worrell (1920-2011). William Worrell had a long time association with several Houston sports teams. William Worrell served as the team dentist for the Rice Owls, University of Houston Cougars, Houston Oilers, and the Houston Rockets. William Worrell's greatest contribution was the introduction of the usage of mouth pieces.〔http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/houstonchronicle/obituary.aspx?pid=153252448 http://www.quarterhorsenews.com/index.php/cutting/cutting-outside-the-pen/10633-ncha-legend-dub-worrell-dies.html〕 Bill Worrell began attending the University of Houston in 1964.〔http://archive.thedailycougar.com/vol63/94/Sports1/9421898/9421898.html〕 While he was at UH, he participated on the school's baseball team as a pitcher. Four years after arriving to the University of Houston, Worrell and his team successfully made it to the College World Series in 1968.〔
Bill Worrell took part in the School of Communication at the University of Houston and became a distinguished alumnus. Eventually, Worrell became interested in broadcasting and decided to start a career with the campus radio station called KUHF.〔 This was the beginning of his lifelong career in broadcasting. Soon after he graduated he was hired with a local Houston news station called KPRC channel 2. He eventually became a live television as an anchor for the Houston evening news. As a sports lover his whole life, Worrell wanted to go in a different direction with his career. In 1974 he decided to stop being a news director and become a sports director for KPRC. But this was only the beginning of his career.
ESPN was only in its infancy in 1980 when Worrell began to move up in the sports broadcasting world and started working with the company. He stayed with ESPN in their early days for three years before joining Home Sports Entertainment in 1983 as an NBA commentator for the Houston Rockets. Worrell wanted to work for the Rockets so that he could get experience doing play by play announcing. Since then he has announced at most of the Rockets games for the past 30 years. Home Sports became his 'home' for sports broadcasting to this day, despite going through several name changes. Today the network is now Root Sports. Worrell commentates for local Houston Rockets Root Sports broadcasts alongside Clyde Drexler and Matt Bullard.
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