Voice of the Suns, Al McCoy, loses wife

PHOENIX - Al McCoy has been the radio play-by-play announcer for the Suns since 1972, and in that time he's seen the good times, the bad times, and everything in between.

In that time he's missed only one game due to illness, and despite losing his wife Georgia earlier in the day, he still took to the microphone to broadcast Wednesday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats.

McCoy has given his all to the Suns and Suns fans, and Wednesday night was no different.

There have been several memorable performances from athletes following a loss of a loved one. Brett Favre's performance on Monday Night Football against the Oakland Raiders (399 yards, 4 touchdowns) following the loss of his father just one day earlier comes to mind.

Sports has always provided an escape from the harshness of the real world for both athletes and fans alike, but for McCoy to go to work on the same day his wife passed tells you all you need to know about the longest tenured broadcaster in the NBA.

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