Gottlieb joined ESPN in September 2003 as co-host of ESPN Radio’s GameNight
(weeknights, 7 p.m.-1 a.m.). He also has hosted Backstage at the ESPY
Awards on ESPN Radio and was an analyst for the Great Outdoor Games.
Before joining ESPN, Gottlieb co-hosted a midday sports talk show at ESPN
Radio affiliate WWLS-AM in Oklahoma City.
Before embarking on a career in sports casting, Gottlieb played point guard
for Eddie Sutton and the Oklahoma State Cowboys, leading the nation in assists
in 1999, and finishing second in 2000. He graduated in 2000 with a degree in
marketing, holding every assist record at OSU and in the Big 12 Conference.
After graduating, Gottlieb played professionally in France, Russia and
Israel, and in the USBL, CBA, ABA. He played for the Los Angeles Lakers’ summer
team in 2001. Gottlieb, a native of Orange County, Calif., has won an
NEBL championship as well as a Russian Basketball Federation Championship.