|One of the NBA's most recognizable and decorated play-by-play announcers, Bob Rathbun enters his 17th season as the television play-by-play voice for the Hawks. Rathbun will call all of the games on the Hawks' SportSouth package.
Rathbun has earned a variety of significant broadcasting awards during his career. Earlier this year,
His basketball work has touched nearly all of the major broadcast outlets. His NBA work has earned him
Rathbun has served as the college basketball play-by-play announcer for the ACC Television Network through
He currently calls games on FSN South’s coverage of SEC football, college baseball, as well as the network’s WNBA Atlanta Dream action.
With an extensive sports background, Rathbun's broadcasting career has earned him eight Sportscaster of the Year honors
His baseball resume includes 10 years as FSN South's voice of the Atlanta Braves, three seasons on radio in Detroit with the Tigers, and part-time work on Baltimore Orioles' TV broadcasts.
Rathbun, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech from Catawba College (1976), and his wife Marybeth have two children, Court and Grace.