Television Play-By-Play Announcer
Gellner and Lloyd Curry
The 2006 WNBA campaign is Marney Gellner's fourth season as the play-by-play announcer for FSN North’s telecasts of Lynx basketball. Gellner joined FSN North in October 2002 as host of the network's Minnesota Timberwolves pregame show and courtside reporter for the team's telecasts on FSN North.
Prior to joining FSN North, Gellner most recently worked for the WISC-TV Channel 3 sports team in Madison, Wis. She served as a reporter and weekend sports anchor for the network from 1999-2002. Gellner spent the previous two years at WDAZ- TV in Grand Forks, N.D. Before that, she worked at KXMB-TV in Bismarck, N.D.
An athlete herself, Gellner played basketball, volleyball and softball and ran track at Minot Ryan High School (N.D.), before attending the University of Mary in Bismarck. In college, she played volleyball and softball. Sports is a family affair for the Gellners. Her older brother was an all-conference football player in high school, and her younger brother is a sports anchor at Fox TV in Fargo, N.D.
Andrea Lloyd Curry
Former Minnesota Lynx center Andrea Lloyd Curry became the Lynx television analyst for FSN North in 2002. Lloyd Curry brings a wealth of basketball knowledge to the broadcast position, having played 14 seasons (WNBA, ABL, overseas) at the professional level.
A member of the Lynx' inaugural team, Lloyd Curry appeared in 46 games over two seasons and averaged 6.3 ppg and 3.9 rpg. Prior to joining the WNBA, she won back-to-back ABL championships in 1996-97 and 1997-98. Before her professional career, Lloyd Curry starred at the University of Texas and was a member of the team's undefeated (34-0) 1986 National Championship Team. She also earned a gold medal as a member of the 1988 U.S. Olympic Team. Lloyd Curry also works as the color analyst for the University of Minnesota's women's basketball games on FSN North.
Fox Sports Net North will televise six Lynx games this season.
Those games are:
June 11 vs. Houston Comets
June 18 vs. Phoenix Mercury
June 24 vs. New York Liberty
July 16 vs. Los Angeles Sparks
July 27 vs. Charlotte Sting
Aug. 6 vs. San Antonio Stars
Radio Play-By-Play Announcer
Brian Sieman returns for his fifth season as the team’s radio play-by-play announcer. Sieman spent the offseason working for AM950 in Denver, Colo., the flagship station for the NBA's Denver Nuggets.
Sieman, a 1998 graduate from the University of Kansas, has worked in professional basketball most of his career, having also worked in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) and the International Basketball Association (IBA). Sieman also served as the play-by-play announcer for Drake University in 2001.
All Lynx regular season games will be carried on the radio on BOB 106 (KLCI 106.1 FM)