Thunder Radio Network
Matt Pinto: Radio Voice of the Thunder
All Thunder Games can be heard live on the 12-statioin Thunder Radio Network.
2013-14 Thunder Radio Network
Flagship: WWLS (98.1 FM The Sports Animal) Oklahoma City
KQTZ (105.9 FM), Altus/Hobart, Okla.
KKBI (106.1 FM), Broken Bow/Idabel, Okla.
KADS (1240 AM The Sports Animal), Elk City, Okla.
KCRC (1390 AM), Enid, Okla.
KXCA (1050 AM, 1380 AM, 93.7 FM The Ticket), Lawton, Okla.
KMCO (101.3 FM), McAlester, Okla.
KWPN (640 AM ESPN), Oklahoma City
WKY (930 AM La Indomable) Spanish broadcast/home games only, Oklahoma City
KSEK (1340 AM FOX Sports Radio) Pittsburg, KS
KAKC (1300 AM The Buzz), Tulsa, Okla.
KSIW (1450 AM The Sports Animal), Woodward, Okla.
Live streaming of games within OKC area at www.thesportsanimal.com
Matt Pinto Bio
Veteran NBA play-by-play announcer Matt Pinto is in his seventh season with the franchise, calling all games on the team's flagship station, WWLS The Sports Animal (98.1 FM) and the Thunder Radio Network.
Prior to joining the organization, Pinto was in Los Angeles, where he has served as the radio voice of the NBA's Clippers for two seasons. From 1997-2005, Pinto was on the Dallas Mavericks' broadcast team, serving as the radio play-by-play voice from 1997-2001 and the television voice from 2001-2005. While in Dallas, Pinto also worked as a talk show host for KESN (ESPN 103.3 FM) and was the play-by-play announcer of the NCAA Division IAA regional game of the week for The Football Network. In 1997, Pinto was named best play-by-play announcer for the state of Texas by the Associated Press.
From 1990-1997, Pinto was the radio play-by-play voice of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets. Pinto was also the television play-by-play voice of UNC-Charlotte basketball games and was an occasional host of ESPN national sports talk shows and the play-by-play voice of Westwood One college basketball.
Before joining the NBA ranks, Pinto worked in the sports broadcasting field in Honolulu, Boston, Los Angeles and Amarillo, Texas.
Home games are broadcast in Spanish on WKY 930 AM in Oklahoma City (La Indomable) featuring announcer Eleno Ornelas, who also is the Spanish language voice of baseball's Texas Rangers.