Pacers Broadcast Team


    Mark Boyle

    Mark Boyle has completed a franchise record 25 seasons as the "Voice of the Pacers" on an extensive statewide network, and has broadcast more than 2,000 games during his NBA career.

    Before coming to Indiana, Boyle spent time in Minneapolis, St. Louis - where he worked in one of the most highly regarded sports departments in broadcasting at KMOX - and New York, where he was one of the original on-air voices at WFAN, the country's first all-sports radio station. In addition to his NBA experience, which includes work on the nation ally broadcast NBA Game of the Week, he has worked in the NHL, spending two seasons with the Minnesota North Stars, and has covered the NFL, Major League Baseball and Big Ten football and basketball. A man of eclectic interests, Boyle has spent his summers broadcasting minor league baseball games, competing in the U.S. Open Chess Tournament, performing with the Indianapolis Symphony and at the Indianapolis Civic Theatre, piranha fishing on the Amazon River, and working as a barista at a local coffee house. Active in several local charities, he has served on the Board of Directors of The Indiana Blind Children's Foundation and the Indiana Children's Wish Fund. Boyle spent part of the summer of 2010 walking 500 miles across Indiana to raise money for the Wish Fund, and in 2011 he raised money for charity by performing odd jobs, including working on the pit crew for ML Racing during a NASCAR race in Indianapolis, spending a day with the Indiana National Guard, and filling in as a meteorologist on the NBA affiliate in Indianapolis.

    Twice named Indiana's Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association, Boyle has also been recognized as the top talk show host in Indianapolis by Indianapolis Monthly magazine and was inducted into the Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Fame in April 2013.

    Mark lives in Indianapolis and is married to Janette.



    Bobby Slick Leonard

    Bobby "Slick" Leonard is in his 29th year with the Pacers as a broadcaster and lends unique perspective to each game along with his vast knowledge of basketball.

    As a Pacers' head coach for 12 years, Leonard won 529 games and three ABA championships. Before coming to the Pacers, "Slick" had an outstanding playing career on the high school, collegiate and pro levels and was named as one of the state's "50 Greatest Players." A two-time All-American at Indiana University, he was captain of the Hoosiers' 1953 NCAA championship team. He played seven years in the NBA with the Minneapolis/ Los Angeles Lakers.

    Leonard is a member of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame and was the first person inducted into the Indiana University Sports Hall of Fame. He was voted by a national sportswriters and broadcasters association as the ABA's All-Time Coach. Recently, he was honored as a member of Indiana University's All- Century Basketball Team.

    He also is one of just six individuals in Pacers history to have a banner raised in his honor. Hanging from the rafters of Bankers Life Fieldhouse is a banner honoring Leonard and his 529 victories as coach of the Pacers.

    A native of Terre Haute, Ind., Leonard lives in Carmel, Ind., with his wife, Nancy, and is a partner in Bobby Leonard Enterprises. They have five children and seven grandchildren.



    Levin Lee

    Kevin Lee is in his 19th season as the host for home games on the Pacers radio network and also contributes to Pacers telecasts on Fox Sports Indiana.

    In addition to his work for the Pacers, Lee is a host and reporter for NBC Sports, primarily for IndyCar telecasts on the NBC Sports Network. Lee has also been a part of the world-wide broadcast of the Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network since 2001.

    Lee is also a play-by-play announcer for the Indiana Fever and the Indiana High School Athletic Association Radio/TV Network and has also served as the sideline reporter for the Indianapolis Colts Radio Network.

    Lee has also handled play-by-play for NBATV, HDNet, Indianapolis Colts preseason telecasts and Ball State University and is a contributor to the Pacers flagship radio station, 1070 The Fan.

    Lee, a graduate of Indianapolis' Ben Davis High School and Ball State University, lives with his wife, Stacey, and their children, Jackson and Savannah, in Avon, Indiana.



    Chris Denari

    Chris Denari enters his eighth season as the Pacers' television play-by-play announcer. Denari has been involved in broadcasting sports in Indianapolis for more than 25 years. He was named the Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association 2003 Broadcaster of the Year.

    Denari also serves as the radio and television play-by-play announcer for the WNBA's Indiana Fever, which he has done for the past 14 seasons. He most recently was the Sports Director at WXIN-TV Fox 59 in Indianapolis. With his move to Pacers' TV, he ended his 17-year association as the radio play-by-play voice of Butler University basketball. He called five of Butler's recent NCAA Tournament appearances, including the Bulldogs' first trip to the Sweet Sixteen in 2003.

    He is a member of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network and also handles play-by-play duties for the Big Ten Network. Previously, he was a member of the Indianapolis Colts Radio Network, worked for Pacers' TV as a locker-room reporter and was the television play-by-play voice for the Indiana High School Athletic Association’s state championship events.

    A 1979 graduate of Westfield (Ind.) High School, he played basketball for his father, Bob. He graduated from Wabash College in 1983, and was a member of the Little Giants' 1982 NCAA Division III national championship basketball team.

    Denari has served on the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Indiana and the Methodist Sports Medicine Foundation and is a spokesman and volunteer for the Hamilton County Humane Society. In 2009, he was named to the inaugural class of the Westfield High School Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.

    Denari and his wife, Terry, live in Carmel, Ind., and are the proud parents of sons, Evan, Wilson and Max.



    Quinn Buckner

    Quinn Buckner is in his 15th season as an analyst for the Pacers' television games. In July 2004, Buckner was named Vice President of Communications for Pacers Sports & Entertainment. Buckner also leads the Pacers Youth Basketball program, a PS&E initiative to support youth basketball in Indiana.

    Prior to joining the Pacers' television staff, he was an analyst with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Other television work Buckner has done includes two seasons with NBC and its NBA coverage, and also working on CBS' college basketball coverage. He was also an analyst for NBA games on ESPN Radio.

    Buckner is a former head coach of the Dallas Mavericks and played 10 seasons in the NBA, including 1983-84, when he was a member of Boston's NBA Championship team.

    An Indiana University graduate with a Business degree, Buckner won four Big Ten Basketball championships and was the captain of the 1976 undefeated NCAA Championship team, the last college basketball team to go undefeated and win the national championship and was voted the greatest team in the 75 years of the NCAA tournament. He was the Captain of the 1976 gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic Basketball team. While in high school, Buckner also captained two Illinois state championships teams. He is one of three people in the history of basketball to win a championship on every level, high school, college, Olympics and the NBA.

    His civic activities have included serving on the boards of various charities, including the Indiana University Foundation, Center for Leadership Development, The Indiana Youth Institute, Pacers Foundation, YMCA, Community Health Network Foundation, Special Olympics of Indiana, Indianapolis Zoological Society and the First Tee of Indianapolis.

    Quinn is an avid golfer and enjoys being an "after dinner speaker."



    Stephanie White

    Stephanie White is in her first season as analyst for FOX Sports Indiana. White, an Indiana native, will appear on "Pacers Live" pregame and postgame shows.

    White is a women's basketball legend in Indiana. She was named Miss Basketball in 1995 while a senior at Seeger High School. Four years later, she led her Purdue University team to their first and only National Championship in women's basketball. She was drafted by the Charlotte Sting and played one year there, and then joined her hometown team, the Indiana Fever, for her final four seasons of professional basketball.

    Since retiring in 2004, White has been an assistant coach in both the college and professional ranks. She just completed her third year on staff with the Fever, which included the franchise's first WNBA Championship in 2012. She was recently elevated to associate head coach and will be a head coach.



    Austin Croshere

    Austin Croshere, who played for the Pacers from 1997-2006, is in his third season with the Pacers' broadcast team and will serve as an analyst. Along with serving as a Pacers broadcaster, he is a college basketball analyst for FOX Sports 1.

    During his career with the Pacers, Croshere averaged 7.5 points and 4.3 rebounds and is in the top 10 all-time in five categories (seasons, games, 3-point field goals made, 3-point field goals attempted and free throw percentage) for the team.

    After playing with the Pacers, Croshere continued his NBA career with Dallas, Golden State, Milwaukee and San Antonio.

    Born in Los Angeles, the 38-year-old Croshere played collegiately at Providence and was the Pacers' No. 1 draft pick (12th overall) in the 1997 NBA Draft.

    He lives in Malibu, California with his wife Emily and their three children. He enjoys golf, reading and participating in charitable endeavors.



    Brooke Olzendam

    Brooke Olzendam returns to the Pacers and FOX Sports Indiana for her third season as TV Host/ Sideline Reporter for Pacers TV Broadcasts. She keeps busy in the off season by reporting and hosting for the PAC -12 Network. She came to the Pacers after a two-year stint with CBS College Sports Network as their prime time football sideline reporter. She has also performed sideline and reporting duties for Comcast SportsNet Northwest, covering a broad spectrum of sports, from professional baseball to horse racing; and hosted pre and postgame shows for the Portland Trail Blazers.

    Prior to her time with Comcast SportsNet Northwest, Brooke was the sideline reporter for UCLA football telecasts on FOX Sports West and Prime Ticket. She began her career covering the University of Washington, both as host of "Huskies All-Access," as well as doing sideline reporting for both football and basketball. She also hosted "Runnin' with the PAC," a nationally televised magazine show focused on the Pacific Ten Conference.

    Born in Spokane, Wash., and a graduate of the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University, Olzendam also has a passion for basketball that stems from her father Dave Olzendam, a member of the Washington State Coaches Hall of Fame.