WATCH: Four decades of legendary Boston Celtics broadcaster Mike Gorman calling games

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It’s hard to believe, but Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame broadcaster Mike Gorman has been covering NBA games for the Boston Celtics for 40 years as of today, Nov. 6, with the voice of the Celtics starting the journey alongside his broadcasting partner for nearly all of that era, franchise icon Tommy Heinsohn.

While Tommy Sadly left us last year, Gorman is still at it calling games for our favorite Boston team even now, after getting the highest honor a broadcaster can receive. Way back when what is now NBC Sports Boston was still Prism New England, a young Mike Gorman made his broadcasting debut on this date four decades ago, and for many of us has been the only broadcaster for the Celtics we have ever known.

Watch the video tribute put together by NBC Sports Boston to honor Gorman on the 40th anniversary of his presence courtside, calling the games of our favorite team in the video below.

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