Nick Wright

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What I do for 610: Morning Drive Host. I host “In the Loop with Nick and Lopez” along with John Lopez, Brien Straw and Chris Jones.

Birthday: October 3

Twitter: @getnickwright

Hometown: Kansas City

College: Syracuse University

How long at SportsRadio 610: Since June 2012

How long in radio business: Since 2007

Coolest person at SR610: Barry Warner

What you love about Houston: The diversity, the passion for football, the fact that there’s an NBA team here, and that I’m within an hour of great deep sea fishing.

Favorite four-letter word: F–k

Favorite people/players/etc to interview: Kim English, former University of Missouri basketball player. Frank Martin, head coach of South Carolina’s basketball team. Brandon Carr, cornerback Dallas Cowboys. Todd Haley, offensive coordinator Pittsburgh Steelers. Eric Winston, right tackle, formerly with the Texans, now with the Chiefs.

Experience: I’ll get back to you.

Teams followed: I follow all the teams, but my favorites (which is what I think this question really is looking for) are the Kansas City Chiefs, Syracuse University basketball, New York Knicks, Syracuse University football and Kansas City Royals.

Signature line: Be Safe, Be Easy.

Favorite sports experiences: Live in person at Knicks-Bulls final regular season game at MSG the year the Bulls won their 3rd championship. Sitting courtside for the Seattle SuperSonics final game in Seattle. Being at Arrowhead for Monday Night Football in 2010 when the Chiefs beat the Chargers in week 1. Watching Syracuse (not in person) win the National Championship in 2003. Carmelo Anthony being traded to the Knicks.

Sports played: Basketball and track in high school. Rivals Top 150 ranked flag football receiver/safety.

Family: Wife Danielle, son Damonza and Daughers Diorra and Deanna.

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

Nick Wright’s NBA’s Best/Worst And Everything Else

Nick Wright takes a look at the NBA and answers the most important questions after a dozen or so games.


ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 11:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots signals to the sideline during the second half of the NFL game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on October 11, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)

Nick Wright’s Thoughts On All NFL 32 Teams

[EDITOR’s Note: What does Nick Wright think of all 32 NFL teams? Well if you know anything about Nick, it’s that he doesn’t mind sharing his opinion. Here,  Nick Wright gives his thoughts and rankings […]


during their game at Lambeau Field on September 20, 2015 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Wright: What We Know About The NFL

Aaron Rodgers is better at playing quarterback than anyone I’ve ever seen, and that would likely be true if I were 100 years old. Pick a stat, and Aaron Rodgers looks like a “Create-A-Player” from […]

SportsRadio 610–09/22/2015

Texans Training Camp Day 1 - (Photo Credit: Garret Heinrich)

Nick Wright’s Texans 53 Man Roster

[Editor’s Note: This is Nick Wright’s projected 53 man roster for the Houston Texans.  The Texans must have their 53 man roster locked down by Saturday at 3:00 p.m. Central] OFFENSE: 25 Total QB: Hoyer, […]


An octopus is on display on April 24, 2013 at the State Museum of Natural History in Karlsruhe, southern Germany, to promote Baden-Wuerttemberg's "Grosse Landesausstellung" (Great State Exhibition). From April 25 to October 27, 2013, the museum presents the show "Bottomless - Through the Air and Under Water".      AFP PHOTO / ULI DECK / GERMANY OUT        (Photo credit should read ULI DECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Octopi: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

When is the world going to wake up and recognize that we have a crisis on our hands, and the crisis is the pending reign of the octopi? Oh, you think I’m exaggerating? Well, let’s […]


Jeremy Lin of the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers takes questions during an interview on media day in El Segundo, California on September 29, 2014. The Los Angeles Lakers will open their season on October 29 against the Houston Rockets. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Jeremy Lin Returning To The Rockets?*

Arnel Imperial of the legendary website speculates that Jeremy Lin could be in the Rockets offseason plans. You can read the full article here. My take: While Lin actually could fit a need for […]

SportsRadio 610–06/03/2015

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Wright: James Harden Got Got

Here’s your runner up MVP, resting after an arduous season, being exploited by this @gvngstvxboo. I don’t know when it became fashionable for people to start tweeting or Instagramming pictures of celebrities while they sleep, […]

SportsRadio 610–06/03/2015

CHERTSEY, ENGLAND - APRIL 17: People ride the new Stealth rollercoaster at Thorpe Park on April 17, 2006 in Chertsey, England. Thousands of people flocked to see the new Rollercoaster 'Stealth' as the latest addition to Thorpe Park.Stealth is hailed to be the fastest and tallest launch rollercoaster in Europe, travelling to dizzying heights of 205ft on the ride that accelerates from 0-80mph in 2.3 seconds.  (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

WATCH: Crazy 520 Foot “Skyscraper” Roller Coaster Ride

This is the rendering of the soon to be tallest roller coaster in the world.  The “Skyscraper” will open in Orlando Florida in 2017 according to the company US Thrill Rides. At 520 feet tall […]


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Wright: There Should Be No Texans Quarterback Competition

“Competition is always good.” That’s a cliché you hear from football coaches so often that we just take it to be a fact. Kind of like, “The media causes distractions” or “While my locker room […]

SportsRadio 610–05/31/2015

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets reacts in the second half against the Golden State Warriors during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Wright: Rockets Will Find It Hard To Repeat Success

The Rockets just completed their best season since Hakeem Olajuwon was on the team. That’s a fact, not an opinion, and that’s a good thing. But here’s another fact about the Houston Rockets: If they […]



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