CLEVELAND (AP) — Fred McLeod’s passion poured through the TV no matter what game he was covering.
The longtime sportscaster and announcer, who called Cleveland’s NBA championship in 2016 and told his cameraman to keep rolling when Stanford’s band was on the field in 1982, died Monday. He was 67.
The Cavaliers said McLeod died suddenly but did not elaborate.
A popular play-by-play man because of his fervor and his rapport with commentator and former Cavs guard Austin Carr, McLeod did play-by play of the Cavs for 15 years following a long stint with the Pistons.
McLeod grew up in the Cleveland area, the city’s sports teams in his blood. After LeBron James and