Bucks Play-By-Play Man Ted Davis Announces Retirement

By Adam Roberts – 8/26/2021

The voice of Bucks basketball on the Bucks Radio Network for the last two-plus decades is calling it a career.

The Bucks announced today that Ted Davis, who has served as the Bucks radio play-by-play broadcaster since 1997, has retired from his role, ending his Bucks radio career after 24 years announcing games. Davis started his career at 17 and worked his way up through the business calling games for TCU and Texas A&M and also NCAA tournament games in the 1980s before getting his NBA break with the Dallas Mavericks.

Davis is a two-time winner of the Milwaukee Achievement In Radio award, which he was awarded following the 1998-99 and 2004-05 seasons for his role as Bucks play-by-play broadcaster. He also earned the KATIE Award – the most prestigious award in Texas for excellence in writing or broadcast journalism – for his work as play-by-play broadcaster for the Mavericks during the 1996-97 season.