Friends of Basketball


Tommy Edwards

Year Inducted: 2022

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations:
Chicago Bulls
WLS Radio


Prior to his basketball contributions, Tommy was known for being Larry Lujack’s sidekick for “Animal Stories” on WLS Radio in Chicago. Tommy later became the Chicago Bulls’ public address announcer for 25 years.

Tommy served three stints as the Bulls’ P.A. man, working from 1976-81, 1983-90 and 2006-2020. He was at the microphone for more than 1,000 Bulls games. As a youngster, he trained for an announcing career using a vacuum hose.  Tommy’s career made him a beloved person in Chicago.