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Topic - Steve Buckhantz
Rap artist Nelly was courtside for Wizards-Bobcats on Tuesday night in Charlotte. Did you know announcer Steve Buckhantz is a fan? He sure is.
The Nationals played seven forgettable, regrettable seasons in Washington before establishing themselves among the majors' best teams this year. It seems like only yesterday that they compiled back-to-back 100-loss campaigns, while finishing last in the NL East five times in their first six seasons in D.C. There were times when you wondered if the Nats ever would field a winner.
"When I hear people say we haven't had a winner since 2005, that was like last year," he said. "Not only is what we're experiencing still new, but to have a team this successful right now it doesn't seem like it's taken that long, only seven years. That's crazy."
"I was just thrilled to get a team in 2005," said Steve Buckhantz, a native Washingtonian and longtime sports broadcaster who has called Wizards games for 15 seasons.