‘Roundball Rock,’ Beloved NBA Theme Song, Will Return On Fox Sports

John Tesh

“Roundball Rock” is the theme song, written by John Tesh, that’s long been associated with the era when NBA games were broadcast on NBC, a period which covered most of Michael Jordan’s run as the dominant player in the league. The song was used by NBC from 1990 through 2002, when the NBA rights package was obtained by ABC and ESPN.

NBC has used the song occasionally after that, mostly when it covered basketball games during the Olympics, and played a snippet of it during an NFL game last season. Tesh, for his part, has continued to perform the song in concert. But now, “Roundball Rock” is returning to broadcasts of live basketball games.

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by – inquisitr.com