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Elie 'Big-Time' Seckbach (אלי זקבך) The Embedded Correspondent has been covering Sports & The NBA since 1997. His ability to get interesting quotes from athletes prompted Andy Gray of CNN/SI to call him "the most entertaining NBA reporter out there." While Michael Marley of The NY Examiner writes: "If there is going to be an Internet age Howard Cosell, it may turn out to be Elie Seckbach." In 2009 Seckbach was nominated by the Associated Press and won the Mark Twain Award for his NBA coverage. In June 09' Lil Wayne samples Seckbach in his song 'Kobe Bryant.' Away from sports Elie has covered major news events and has won both a Golden Mike and an Emmy Award. His reports have been featured on: AOL Sports FanHouse & NBC TV's Sites. Seckbach has also worked for The LA Daily News and CBS 2 News. Prior to that Seckbach reported for leading news outlets in Israel.