The Boston Celtics
were attempting to make a quick transition, but NBA
broadcaster Mike Breen had other ideas. (Watch the clip below.)
Breen of the New York Knicks' MSG network referred to Celtics center Tacko Fall as "Taco Bell
" after the player caught an out-of-bounds save by the Knicks and passed it forward to Jabari Parker for a slam dunk on Sunday.
Breen asked seconds later, "Did I just say Taco Bell?"
Walt Frazier, his broadcast partner, replied, "You must be hungry, bro."
Breen concluded, "I need to get some sleep
On Friday, the Basketball Hall of Fame
presented Breen with the Curt Gowdy Media
Award for electronic journalism
Even the greats make hilarious gaffes from time to time.
Tacko Fall will now be known as Taco Bell, thanks to Mike Breen x - KNICKS ON MSG (@KnicksMSGN) May 16, 2021
The Knicks won by a score of 96-92 to secure the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference.
According to The Big Lead, Breen may have made a run for the border
, one of Taco Bell's slogans, as he entered the commercial break by announcing he was going to get something to eat.
Mike Breen gets a standing ovation at MSG after being inducted into the @Hoophall of Fame this weekend! pic.twitter.com/kKE1uGFAxD— NBA (@NBA) May 16, 2021