About Matt Murphy
Matt Murphy is a play-by-play broadcaster and versatile content professional. Since 2018, Matt has served as the television voice of the Delaware Blue Coats, the NBA G League affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers. At age 22, he became the youngest play-by-play broadcaster in the NBA G League. Matt made his NBA broadcasting debut on October 30, 2021 as the fill-in radio announcer for the Philadelphia 76ers on the 76ers Radio Network
Matt is a 2018 graduate of Fordham University in New York City. A proud product of Fordham’s WFUV Sports—a program with a storied history that includes Hall of Famers Vin Scully and Mike Breen—Matt called Fordham basketball, baseball and football, while also covering the New York Jets, New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils as a radio beat reporter. He hosted “One on One”—New York’s longest-running sports call-in show—on 90.7 FM and covered Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, MN. He received the 2018 Marty Glickman Award for excellence in play-by-play broadcasting.
Matt is proud to be among the Fordham and WFUV alumni serving as professional basketball play-by-play broadcasters: Mike Breen (ESPN/ABC, New York Knicks), Spero Dedes (TNT, NBA TV), Ryan Ruocco (ESPN/ABC, Brooklyn Nets), Chris Carrino (Brooklyn Nets).
In August 2018, Matt was named the inaugural radio voice of the Alvernia University football program in Reading, PA. He completed his fourth season with the Golden Wolves in 2021.
Matt is a South Jersey native.
Experience & Education
- May 2021 - Present
Digital Content Coordinator
- Philadelphia 76ers
-Team reporter covering the 76ers on a daily basis through hosting, podcasting, writing and more.
-Fill-in radio play-by-play broadcaster on 76ers Radio Network
- Sep 2018 - Present
- Delaware Blue Coats
-At age 22, became the youngest play-by-play broadcaster in the NBA G League
- Sep 2018 - Present
- Alvernia University Football
-Radio play-by-play broadcaster for Alvernia University football on CBS Sports Radio 98.5 and 1240.
-Named inaugural voice of football program in 2018.
- Jan 2017 - Sep 2018
Sports Radio Production Assistant/Board Operator
- Westwood One
-Production assistant for Westwood One's national radio coverage of the NFL and NCAA Basketball.
-Board operator for coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
-Highlight editor for events such as the Super Bowl and the NCAA Tournament.
- Oct 2014 - May 2018
Sports Reporter, Play-by-Play
- WFUV Public Radio
-Marty Glickman Award for Excellence in Play-by-Play broadcasting (2018)
-On-Air experience: PxP, Host, Sideline
-Beat Reporter: New York Jets, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils
-Special assignments: Super Bowl LII, NBA Draft 16 17, NCAA Tournament 16 17, NFL Draft 16
- Sep 2014 - May 2018
Bachelor's Degree, Economics, Communications
- Fordham University