Focke comes to Charlotte with an impressive resume. He’s done play-by-play for the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA since 2012 and has served as an executive producer and studio hosts for various broadcasts centered around the Lynx and the Minnesota Timberwolves. He was named 2017 Minnesota Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports Media Association.
Hornets President and Vice Chairman Fred Whitfield said of the hire, “We are excited to have John join our Hornets family. John has proven to be a very versatile, experienced and talented broadcaster during his time with the NBA and WNBA. His multi-faceted skill set is a perfect fit for our radio broadcasts and all across our digital platforms. We believe Hornets fans will really enjoy his play-by-play call, his perspective and listening to him on our radio broadcasts. We are pleased to welcome John to Charlotte.”
I can’t find any clips of Focke doing play-by-play to get an idea of how he calls games. If anyone knows of any, share them in the comments below.