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Doris Burke ‘ex boyfriend’ comment: ESPN commentator steals show during Grizzlies vs Pelicans

Gautham Balaji
|Tue Aug 04 2020

Doris Burke ex boyfriend comment stole the show during the Grizzlies vs Pelicans game tonight, with the ESPN commentator letting out a savage statement.

In a match which pitted Ja Morant against the Zion Williamson, it was ESPN commentator Doris Burke who stole the show. The game ended in favour of the Pelicans, who are currently 11th in the Western Conference table. They are only 3 games behind the 8th placed Memphis Grizzlies after this win over them. New Orleans Pelicans won the game 109-99.

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Doris Burke ‘ex boyfriend’ comment: What did Doris say?

The veteran NBA commentator said a very witty line during ESPN’s telecast of the match between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Memphis Grizzlies. She said, ” I enjoy being right. Ask my ex-husband.”

This comment brought laughter and put a smile on the face of many fans when they head this. Some even took to Twitter to share the incident.

In a game that pitted the two brilliant rookies together, it was nice to see a commentator stealing the show with some wit. Burke is already a popular figure with NBA fans all over and this should only increase her popularity.

Who is Doris Burke?

Doris Burke is a well-respected NBA game analyst. She started covering the NBA for ESPN back in 1991. She is both well-respected and loved by everyone in the NBA community. The latest comment will only increase her popularity among fans and the NBA.

She was named a full-time NBA game analyst before the 2017-2018 season began. She is the first woman to hold this position in the history of the League.

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Doris Burke had sadly contracted the coronavirus in March, but recovered successfully. She spoke about her journey recovering from the virus with Adrian Wojnarwoski in a candid interview.

“Man, I am so tired right now, and my head is pounding,” the veteran NBA reporter said back in March. “And looking back, those were my symptoms. And we’ve heard so much about the shortness of breath, fever, tightness in your chest, chills, body aches, etc. … Really, my primary symptom throughout this was this extraordinary fatigue.

“I’m so incredibly thankful to be feeling well.”

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