Al McCoy calls his final game for the Phoenix Suns

May 11, 2023, 10:07 PM | Updated: 11:03 pm

Legendary play-by-play broadcaster Al McCoy called his final game for the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night.

McCoy was “The Voice of the Suns” for the last 51 years and turned 90 years old in April.

He took over the reins in 1972, marking the longest stretch for a broadcaster with a single team in NBA history.

McCoy will always be remembered for his “Shazam” calls whenever the Suns hit a three-pointer.

He was also known for his “ohhh brother” call whenever Phoenix played some magical basketball.

McCoy had an illustrious career, winning the Curt Gowdy Media Award in 2007, as well as being inducted into the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame in 2009, the Iowa Hall of Pride in 2015 and the Suns’ Ring of Honor in 2017.

The Suns honored McCoy on April 9 and gave the Hall of Famer a chance to say goodbye to the oldest fanbase in Valley sports.

“It’s been, as I have said so many times as of late, 51 years have slid by and it has been a great ride,” he said that night.

“Thank you for allowing me to tell the story of the Suns for 51 great years.”

Thursday night also saw a lot of tearful goodbyes both online and at the arena:

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