Rick Kamla


Rick Kamla
Co-Host, Middays – Weekdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Bio: Rick Kamla is a co-host on the Midday show, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. weekdays. Rick got his first professional job in sports in 1994 as a writer for Fantasy Football Weekly. When that regional publication went national via Fanball.com in 1998, Rick was promoted to senior writer for fantasy football and basketball. His edgy writing caught the eye of NBA TV bosses, who hired Rick in January of 2003 to host “Virtual GM”, the first fantasy sports show in network television history. Rick is entering his 11th season with NBA TV and he still hosts “Fantasy Insider”, which is now the longest running fantasy TV show of all-time. Rick’s role with NBA TV has expanded to hosting the network’s flagship program “Gametime” as well as play-by-play for the NBA, WNBA, USA Basketball, D-League, Summer League and Euroleague.

Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota

College: University of Minnesota



OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 18:  Jacob Tamme #83 of the Atlanta Falcons makes a 14-yard catch for a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders during their NFL game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 18, 2016 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football | Rick Kamla’s Fantasy Recap: Week 2

You guys know I’m a fantasy football freak. Each week I’ll be sharing what I’m doing in fantasy football right here on 929thegame.com! So here’s how it breaks down for Week 2…

92.9 The Game–09/20/2016

HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 11: Will Fuller #15 of the Houston Texans a makes a catch against the Deiondre' Hall #32 of the Chicago Bears in the second half at NRG Stadium on September 11, 2016 in Houston, Texas. Texans won 23 to 14. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football | Rick Kamla’s Fantasy Recap: Week 1

You guys know I’m a fantasy football freak. Each week I’ll be sharing what I’m doing in fantasy football right here on 929thegame.com! So here’s how it breaks down for Week 1…

92.9 The Game–09/13/2016

OAKLAND, CA - MARCH 01:  Paul Millsap #4 of the Atlanta Hawks tries to steal the ball from Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on March 1, 2016 in Oakland, California.   (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Take a Peek Into Rick Kamla’s Mind As He Watched The Hawks Lose To The Warriors

Let’s go into the mind of Rick Kamla as he watched the Hawks lose to the Warriors in OT on Tuesday night out west. Rick points out from the beginning that the Warriors are taking the court without their MVP’s, Curry and Iguodala. Could this be the…

92.9 The Game–03/02/2016

INGLEWOOD, CA - 1991:  Magic Johnson #32 of the Los Angeles Lakers greets Larry Bird #33 of the Boston Celtics prior to the games during the 1991 NBA season at The Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. Copyright 1991 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kamla’s Top 5 Shooters In NBA History

There’s a lot of shooters tearing up the NBA right now, but I wanted to break down my Top 5 shooters of ALL TIME. I’ve been an NBA fan for a long time now and had the pleasure of watching each of the guys play. Let’s take a look at…

92.9 The Game–02/29/2016

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts during Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals.

Kamla: My 37 No-Brainers For Max Money In The NBA Right Now

So I’m doing the midday show with John Michaels and he asked me: Who would you max out in the NBA right now? I love a great hoops question and the subsequent debate, so I went to work. I recently read that the…

92.9 The Game–02/24/2016

MEMPHIS, TN - FEBRUARY 6:  Mario Chalmers #6 of the Memphis Grizzlies shoots a free throw against the Dallas Mavericks on February 6, 2016 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee.  Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rick Kamla’s Top 5 Takeaways From The NBA Trade Deadline

Our own Mr. NBA, Rick Kamla, watched the trade deadline closer than anyone and here are his Top 5 takeaways from everything that went down leading up to those last few trades, including some involving our own Hawks…

92.9 The Game–02/18/2016

CHAPEL HILL, NC - FEBRUARY 17:  Grayson Allen #3 of the Duke Blue Devils watches as teammate Marshall Plumlee #40 goes after a ball against Brice Johnson #11 and teammate Marcus Paige #5 of the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Dean Smith Center on February 17, 2016 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rick Kamla: “LOTS of future NBA players on the floor last night in Chapel Hill! What a thriller!”

Lots of future NBA players on the floor in Chapel Hill last night as Duke shocked UNC in another thriller in the best rivalry in college hoops. Here’s what I saw from my couch…

92.9 The Game–02/18/2016

BATON ROUGE, LA - JANUARY 30: Buddy Hield #24 of the Oklahoma Sooners reacts to a three point shot late in the second half of a game against the LSU Tigers at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on January 30, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Oklahoma defeated LSU 77-75. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Biggest Matchup Of The Weekend Was LSU-OK, Rick Kamla Breaks Down The Simmons-Hield Head To Head

Rick Kamla says, “Simmons is Lamar Odom with some Josh Smith seasoning.” Kamla went on to say that “LSU is underachieving because Simmons motor doesn’t run fast enough. He’s a walking triple-double, but needs to hunt for his offense more. His team needed more offense from him vs Hield and Oklahoma.”

92.9 The Game–01/31/2016

NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 15:  Tevin Coleman #26 of the Atlanta Falcons fumbles the ball during the second quarter of a game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 15, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Rick Kamla: “The Falcons were doomed when they got off the plane in New Orleans. There was Voodoo in that Dome!”

I got your back. Dr. Kamla’s your shrink because I’m listening to John and Hugh and people are upset. People are saying the Falcons got exposed last night. I disagree with all of that.

92.9 The Game–10/16/2015

Indiana Pacers v Atlanta Hawks

Kamla: “Is DeMarre the most important Hawk?”

Demarre Carroll is not only an integral part of the Hawks’ unprecedented success, he’s one of the very best Glue Guys in the NBA. Here’s the proof… The main reason why the Hawks are lapping […]

92.9 The Game–02/04/2015


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