Israel Gutierrez

NBA Reporter, Contributor & Radio Host

Israel Gutierrez wears several hats at ESPN and joined the network in 2012. He is a reporter for NBA on ESPN games, a regular contributor to ESPN.com and ESPN’s NBA studio shows, including Around the Horn and Sports Reporters. Additionally, he co-hosts Jorge & Izzy with Jorge Sedano and Izzy & Amin with Amin Elhassan.

Prior to arriving at ESPN, Gutierrez worked as a reporter for the Miami Herald (2002-?) and the Palm Beach Post (2000-02) covering the Miami Heat. During his time in Miami, he made appearances as a guest panelist on several ESPN studio shows.

Gutierrez is originally from south Florida and graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in journalism.

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