Thousands of viewers watched basketball show presenter Tas Melas singing the Greek National Anthem on TV show The Starters of NBA.com. Greek-American journalist Tas Melas sang live on the occasion of the upcoming basketball match between Milwaukee Bucks and Memphis Grizzlies, a match that would bring three Greeks on the parquet: Yiannis Adetokumbo, Kostas Koyfos and Nick Kalathis.
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When his colleagues started to make some jokes about his voice, Tas Melas simply told them to “shut up” and do not spoil the magic moment.
The show The Basketball Jones now known as The Starters is a podcast, blog and television program that analyzes, and often satirizes, the US National Basketball Association. The show is written and hosted by Tas Melas, Phil Elder (J.E. Skeets), Leigh Ellis, and Trey Kerby, and it is shot, edited, and produced by Jason Doyle and Matt Osten.