WNBA star Renee Montgomery will try her hand at color commentary for the 2019-20 G-League season.
It isn’t just the Atlanta Dream as a team that’s moving to the Gateway Center at College Park. Renee Montgomery, who recently finished her second season with the Dream after signing a multi-year contract with the club in February 2018, is joining the College Park Skyhawks’ broadcasting team as a color analyst for the 2019-20 season.
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The Skyhawks, the Atlanta Hawks G-League affiliate, opened the home schedule of their inaugural season Thursday night against the Delaware Blue Coats. The Skyhawks made the move to College Park, on the south side of Atlanta, ahead of the 2019-20 campaign after playing for two years in Erie, Penn. as the Erie BayHawks.
The Dream announced just over a month ago that they, too, will be making the move to College Park and play their 2020 home games at the newly constructed Gateway Center at College Park. But prior to that season beginning, Montgomery will join the Skyhawks’ team in the booth as a color analyst.
After 11 seasons in the WNBA, Montgomery no longer feels its in her best interest to play overseas in the offseason. For the last two offseasons, Montgomery has focused on her burgeoning acting career, and this offseason, she’s turned her attention to a career in sports media.
Montgomery has been a regular presence on NBA TV providing insight and analysis on a weekly basis. Alongside Matt Stewart, Carl Dukes and Jon Babul, Montgomery will be on the call for the Skyhawks throughout the season.
“We are so excited about the high-quality group of broadcasters we have put together for the inaugural Skyhawks season. Each of them brings passion, experience and their own unique view to the game that will make for entertaining and insightful broadcasts,” said Skyhawks chief revenue officer Andrew Saltzman in a statement released Wednesday.
On her Instagram, Montgomery shared her excitement for her new position.
“So excited to announce that I will be doing the color commentary for the (College Park Skyhawks) this season along with Matt (Stewart) and my buddy (Jon Babul)… Lets get it!” Montgomery’s caption read.
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