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Jack Armstrong

Jack at a post-game report from a New Jersey Nets vs. Toronto Raptors game on February 14, 2007.
Born January 3, 1963(1963-01-03)
Brooklyn, New York
Occupation sportscaster

Jack Armstrong (born January 3, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York) is a sportscaster, working primarily for the Toronto Raptors on TSN and Raptors NBA TV. Jack is also the college basketball analyst for Rogers Sportsnet. Armstrong graduated from Fordham University with a Masters in Communication.

Armstrong is a former coach for Niagara University. In the 1992/93 season, he led the Niagara Purple Eagles to a 23-7 record and was named the New York State Division I Coach of the Year. Armstrong's knowledge of the game has made him one of the most respected basketball analysts in Canada. He is known for his trademark raspy voice and using his hands while talking. He and his wife have adopted three children.

His catch phrase is "HELLO!"

On Thursday, July 31, 2008 it was announced that Jack Armstrong would take over the Chuck Swirsky show effective August 18, 2008 alongside Doug MacLean on the Toronto, Ontario AM sports talk radio station The Fan 590 . The show's name was announced to be The Game Plan. In 2009 Doug MacLean left "The Gameplan", and was replaced by Eric Smith.

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