Jasner, Falkenstien honored for media work
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Philadelphia Daily News writer Phil Jasner and Kansas announcer Max Falkenstien were chosen Monday by the Basketball Hall of Fame to receive the Curt Gowdy Award given to media members.
Jasner started covering the Philadelphia 76ers for the Daily News in 1973. He served as president of the Professional Basketball Writers Association and earned a lifetime achievement award in 2001.
He was also president of the Philadelphia College Basketball Writers Association.