PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Steve Combine spent thirteen years within the NBA, nearly all of these with the 76ers, reaching the NBA finals 3 times.
After that Combine spent a short while in teaching earlier than touchdown a job because the Sixers shade commentator alongside Marc Zumoff for 22 years.
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Now, sixty nine-years-previous, Combine moved to Vero Seashore, Florida together with his spouse and have become an usher for the New York Mets at First Knowledge Subject in close by Port St. Lucie.
“A yr in the past we moved down right here to Vero seashore and as you stated now, I’m an usher for part one hundred and one proper behind house plate,” Combine informed the 94WIP Morning Present. “I’m the VIP usher for that part!”
Pay attention: Steve Combine on the 94WIP Morning Present
Combine says a good friend of his who works for the Detroit Tigers helped him get the job.
“It principally is a individuals job, simply speaking with individuals, chatting with individuals having a great time after which any person provides you a few nickels to observe a baseball recreation,” stated Combine. “In order that’s fairly cool too.”
Combine additionally stated he’s sometimes acknowledged by followers.
“Actually I’m simply an usher right here, come on,” Combine says. “I’m simply having an excellent time.”
As for the Sixers, Combine approves of latest colour commentator Alaa Abdelnaby, far more so than a sleeping Eric Snow.
“It was robust throughout the previous few years, that program was not precisely on the highest degree,” Combine stated of the Sixers. “It was truly a great parting of the methods for the 2 of us. I feel the present analyst Alaa Abdelnaby is doing a very good job for them. I feel he does an impressive job. He’s working actual properly with Marc. They’ve acquired somebody in there now who is aware of the sport and gained’t go to sleep through the broadcast.
“I’d thought I throw that one in there.”