David Aldridge Biography
David Aldridge is an American writer for The Athletic. He has previously worked as a reporter for Turner Sports, contributing to their NBA and MLB coverage. Aldridge has written and contributed for the ESPN, NBA TV, NBA.com, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and TBD. Aldridge was also awarded the Curt Gowdy Media Award by the Basketball Hall of Fame.
David Aldridge Age | Parents
Aldridge was born on 10 February 1965 in Washington, D.C. He is 54 years old. He is the son of James Aldridge and Muriel Aldridge. His mother died of liver cancer. Aldridge wrote an emotional article on ESPN’s NBA columns, displaying his deep compassion to his mother.
David Aldridge Education
Aldridge graduated from DeMatha Catholic High School. He also attended the American University. David worked as a writer for The Washington Post for nine years. During that time Aldridge was a beat writer covering Georgetown University basketball, the Washington Bullets, and the Washington Redskins. He also covered the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, national college basketball and football.
David also covered the Super Bowl, the Stanley Cup playoffs, the World Series, the Indianapolis 500, and the U.S. Open tennis championships. He is a fan of American University basketball till date.
David Aldridge Career
Aldridge previously reported for ESPN for eight years. He covered the NBA while occasionally doing National Football League pieces. He wrote for ESPN.com and contributed to ESPN Radio. Aldridge frequently appeared on SportsCenter as well as NBA 2 Night (now NBA Fastbreak) and NBA Today.
David conducted interviews for the SportsCenter Sunday Conversations with LeBron James, Allen Iverson, Shaquille O’Neal, Karl Malone, and many others. He worked as an NBA sideline reporter both for ABC and ESPN in 2003 and 2004.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Aldridge worked at the Philadelphia Inquirer from 2004 to 2008. He covered the National Football League and National Basketball Association as a reporter and columnist. He was part of the Inquirer team that received a second-place award for the series “The Future of Pro Sports” from the Society of Professional Journalists, Greater Philadelphia Chapter. He was initially scheduled to be one of many laid off at the paper but was retained.
He worked as the “Insider” for TNT’s Inside the NBA. David did sideline reporting work during the regular season, All-Star Weekend and the NBA Playoffs. He was also the co-host of the weekly show The Beat on NBA TV. Aldridge was a commentator for other NBA on TNT features. He also worked as a sideline reporter for television broadcasts of college football games and the Major League Baseball divisional series.
The Tony Kornheiser Show
David appeared on The Tony Kornheiser Show on Washington Post Radio and later WWWT in Washington, D.C. as co-host. He returned as sometime co-host of the latest incarnation on WTEM in September 2009. As of 2016, he is a regular co-host on the show.
Aldridge left Turner Sports to join the staff of The Athletic as a writer.
David Aldridge Wife
David is a married man. He once disclosed his married life through a tweet. In the tweet, he wished mother’s day to his wife, sister, and all the great women dwelling on the planet. Although the name of the lucky woman is not disclosed. She is from Wisconsin.
David Aldridge Children | Son
David resolved everyone present on the game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors. Some minutes before the match between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors David presented a pre-game report.
In the game report, David talked about his 7-year-old son and made the American announcer Kevin Harlan speechless through his speech. 2015 as well, David gushed about his family via a Twitter post. He disclosed that his family comprises his wife and stepchildren, and also revealed that the kids incessantly reminds him that he is not their real dad. The names of his children have not been disclosed.
David Aldridge Net Worth
Aldridge has an estimated net worth of $1.4 million in 2018, including all of his properties and earnings. He is currently receiving an annual salary of $700,000, from the TNT network. Maximum of his net worth is generated from his professional journalism career.
David Aldridge Height
The Athletic writer stands at a height of 6′ (1.83 m).
David Aldridge Nba Stats
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David Aldridge Hall Of Fame
Aldridge won the Basketball Hall of Fame’s Curt Gowdy Media Award for his contributions to basketball.