The Detroit Pistons have agreed to a multi-year broadcast agreement with 97.1 FM The Ticket (WXYT), making the station the team’s radio flagship partner. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Under the agreement, 97.1 FM The Ticket will broadcast regular-season, preseason and postseason games. Pistons fans and 97.1 FM The Ticket listeners will also receive exclusive pre and post-game coverage, interviews with players, coaches and front office executives and additional coverage throughout the week during the NBA season. Game coverage and additional programming will also be available online at www.971theticket.com and by engaging mobile apps for 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Pistons. Game broadcasts that conflict with scheduled Detroit Red Wings or Detroit Tigers broadcasts on 97.1 FM The Ticket will be carried on WWJ 950 AM.
Mark Champion will return for his 25th season as the radio play-by-play voice of the Detroit Pistons and will continue his partnership with “Bad Boy” Rick Mahorn, who will be serving his 17th season as basketball analyst.
Flagship Radio Station: 97.1 FM The Ticket Affiliates: WMAX 96.1 FM - Holland WTKG 1230 AM - Grand Rapids WCCY 99.3 FM & 1400 AM - Houghton WPHM 1380 AM - Port Huron WLUN 100.9 FM - Saginaw WJML 1110 AM - Petoskey WJNL 101.1 FM & 1210 AM - Traverse City WCWA 1230 AM - Toledo, OH WGRY 101.1 FM - Grayling WKBZ 1090 AM - Muskegon WRGZ 96.7 FM - Alpena & Rogers City WIBM 101.9 FM & 1450 AM - Jackson WKNW 1400 AM - Sault Saint Marie WNBY 1450 AM - Newberry
Broadcast schedules may vary for each viewing area. Please check with your local station listed above for details.