Rick Kamla has been with NBA TV since January of 2003. He got his start with the channel as the host of Gatorade Virtual GM, now called NBA TV Fantasy Hoops, which is a 60-minute show dedicated to fantasy basketball enthusiasts or serious followers of the NBA. NBA TV Fantasy Hoops airs every night during the regular season at 1 a.m. ET.

Rick recaps the night in the NBA from both the fantasy and reality perspectives, takes calls and answers emails, and offers predictions and commentary. In addition to hosting NBA TV Fantasy Hoops, Rick is play-by-play man for the Euroleague Game of the Week as well as host of Basketball International.

Since 1994, Rick has been creating some of the edgiest prose in the fantasy sports world as the senior NBA and NFL editor for Fanball.com and Fantasy Football Weekly. His insights, predictions, and one-liners have entertained and informed millions of readers who have come to rely on his advice. We encourage you to check out his weekly column “Living the Fantasy” on NBA.com.

Rick has hosted and/or co-hosted nationally syndicated and local radio programs since 1999 on Westwood One, Sports Byline USA, and KFAN-AM (Minneapolis). As a collegian at the University of Minnesota, Rick was play-by-play man for Golden Gopher basketball, football, baseball, and hockey broadcasts on student-run radio WMMR. From 2001-02, Rick was an analyst for the Fantasy Sports Report, a weekly television show dedicated to fantasy football.

With his free time, Rick is the percussionist for The Other Band, a Minneapolis-based rock band. Rick, wife Cristina, and sons Tyrus and Jalen enjoy boating, camping, hiking, and playing with Jameson (Rottweiler) and Buddha (Italian Mastiff).