Fans Select Houston Rockets at Oklahoma City Thunder as NBA TV’s NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint Telecast Tuesday, March 11, at 8 p.m. ET

NBA-TV-LogoFans Select Houston Rockets at Oklahoma City Thunder as NBA TV’s

NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint Telecast Tuesday, March 11, at 8 p.m. ET

NBA TV’s upcoming NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint will feature Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets visiting Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday, March 11, at 8 p.m. ET.

The NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint game selection was based on fan voting via NBA.com, the NBA Facebook page, NBA TV’s Facebook page, Yahoo.com , NBA.com mobile web, mobile NBA Game Time App, the NBA Game Time from Sprint App and Twitter.

Host Matt Winer will be joined by Chris Webber to offer analysis during the AutoTrader.com Pregame Show starting at 7:30 p.m. Winer and Webber will also provide updates at times during the game telecast, along with halftime and NBA GameTime presented by Kia post-game coverage.

Fan voting for the final NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint telecast – Tuesday, March 18 – will be conducted from Tuesday, March 11, at 8 a.m. through Thursday, March 13, at midnight. Potential game telecasts:

  • Toronto Raptors at Atlanta Hawks
  • Milwaukee Bucks at Portland Trail Blazers
  • Washington Wizards at Sacramento Kings

Upcoming NBA TV Game Schedule

Date Time (ET) Matchup
Saturday, March 8 7:30 p.m. New York Knicks at Cleveland Cavaliers
Sunday, March 9 6 p.m. Detroit Pistons at Boston Celtics
  9 p.m. Phoenix Suns at Golden State Warriors
Monday, March 10 10:30 p.m. Phoenix Suns at Los Angeles Clippers
Tuesday, March 11 8 p.m. Houston Rockets at Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA Fan Night)

Notes from NBA TV’s NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint – Tuesday, January 28, 2014: San Antonio Spurs at Houston Rockets

NBA-TV-LogoNotes from NBA TV’s NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint – Tuesday, January 28, 2014

San Antonio Spurs (90) at Houston Rockets (97)

Voting is open for next week’s game via NBA.com, the NBA Facebook page, NBA TV’s Facebook page, Yahoo.com, NBA.com mobile web, mobile NBA Game Time App, the NBA Game Time from Sprint App, and Twitter.

Fans can select between the following games:

·         Chicago Bulls at Phoenix Suns

·         Los Angeles Lakers at Minnesota Timberwolves

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AutoTrader.com Pregame Show

Ernie Johnson, Greg Anthony and Rick Fox

Houston Rockets Head Coach Kevin McHale’s Pre-Game Interview

McHale on whether he expected more out of Dwight Howard: “No, I think that we’ve got to do a better job of getting him the ball more, and we’re doing a better job. I think he started off in November, he was averaging about 17 [ppg].  Now in January, I think he’s averaging well over 19, almost 20. We’re doing a better job. He came to a team that had a lot of guys that never played with a post guy. Our post feeding was really poor. We had a lot of turnovers getting it into him. We didn’t hit him when he was open. We’re getting a little bit better at that. I think people are getting a little more used to playing with a post player…post feeding for me is a lost art. We work on it every day…as we get better [at feeding the post], Dwight will get the ball in better position.  He’s been great. He’s been fun to work with.  He was frustrated for a while because he was open and guys weren’t hitting him, but we’re hitting him more now.”

McHale on Chandler Parsons’ development: “His development has been fantastic. He came in and his three-point shot was really shaky his first year…but [he’s] just a good, solid all-around NBA player; he worked really hard the last couple summers. His three-point shot now is very good. You can really count on him. He can play-make, he can drive, he can finish at the hoop; he’s a good, solid defender. He’s really turned into a tremendous player for us, and a guy that we really need on a nightly basis, and he’s been delivering.”

McHale on whether the Rockets need to be more physical: “No question. I think that’s one of our biggest lacks, one of the biggest areas that we lack is our physicality.  I can’t tell you how many times at halftime I walk and say, ‘Guys, we cannot continue to get pushed around. It’s going to be a physical game.’ There’s no question we have got to build that up. We don’t come out with enough physical presence in our team.”

Fox on Howard and expectations: “I just think he’s been held to a higher standard, maybe unfairly…but I’d rather be expected to be great than to just be good.”

 

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Sprint Halftime Report

Johnson, Anthony and Fox

Fox on Tim Duncan following the first half: “You realize age is just a number for him because he still plays the game as if he was 28.”

Anthony on the match-up being important for Duncan and Howard: “This is also a statement game for both these guys. Neither were selected to be in the All-Star Game [as starters]…and [this is] one of the last opportunities you have to show the world, if you will, that you’re worthy and deserving.”

Webber [via video conference] on Howard and the influence of Hakeem Olajuwon: “I think too much is made of Hakeem Olajuwon [mentoring Howard]. Hakeem Olajuwon is one of the best players to ever play, that’s touched the ball, but that’s not the only way to score…a lot of guys who had less talent have been really effective by just using their body, just using spacing.”

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NBA GameTime presented by Kia

Johnson, Anthony and Fox

Fox on the Houston’s ceiling in the West: “The teams ahead of them know who they are, already. And this is a team that’s still trying to discover how they all play together. They’re getting better.”

Anthony on what the Rockets’ success against the Spurs this season represents: “Not a lot… and that’s why San Antonio’s not going to be overly concerned. In the regular season, timing has a lot to do with things. People get caught up in what you do against a team a lot of times but very rarely do you both come into a situation on level footing.”

Dwight Howard’s Post-Game Interview

Howard on the Rockets improvement: “We’re getting better every day. Each game is different and we’re learning how to play with each other. Last year the way they played was a little bit different than how we’re trying to play this year. We want to be able to play inside-out, but also get up in transition. So, it’s a learning process for all of us, including myself.”

Howard on whether he expects to hear his name called as an All-Star participant: “I do expect to hear my name. But if not, that’s just going to give me motivation to go win that championship and come back next year to make sure everybody votes for my guys on the team and also myself.”

Notes from NBA TV’s NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint – Tuesday, January 21, 2014

NBA-TV_2004_IDNotes from NBA TV’s NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint – Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Boston Celtics (86) at Miami Heat (93)

Voting is open for next week’s game, via NBA.com, the NBA Facebook page, NBA TV’s Facebook page, Yahoo.comNBA.com mobile web, mobile NBA Game Time App, the NBA Game Time from Sprint App, and Twitter.

Fans can select between the following games:

New Orleans Pelicans at Cleveland Cavaliers

Orlando Magic at Detroit Pistons

Boston Celtics at New York Knicks

San Antonio Spurs at Houston Rockets

 

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AutoTrader.com Pregame Show

Matt Winer, Greg Anthony and Chris Webber

Anthony on Miami’s struggle to win games without Dwyane Wade in the lineup this year: “That speaks to the supporting cast a year ago [compared to today]. When you don’t have Wade out there you’re asking those other guys to do more and at this stage of [Heat guard] Ray Allen’s career, that’s asking a lot.”

Webber on the severity of Wade’s lingering injury: “It worries me as a Heat fan and a basketball fan that Dwyane Wade’s knees might be a problem.”

Anthony on Thunder forward Kevin Durant vs. Heat forward LeBron James: “They play different games. The greatest thing about LeBron James is he is the only player in the history of the NBA that has averaged 30 points in a season when scoring is not what he does best. He’s never going to be a guy that looks to score first because his whole mindset is about making his teammates better.”

Anthony on whether Wade’s health will impact James’ potential free agency this offseason: “It’s all going to be dependent on what they do in the postseason. If they win a championship, it’s a moot point. If they don’t win a championship, that’s where the concern starts. [The Big Three] have been through these bumps in the regular season before, but when you get to the postseason and you don’t get it done, that’s another animal.”

Anthony on the current state of the Boston Celtics: “Of all the teams that are in bad shape right now, the Celtics have the best chance to turn it around. They’re not that far from competing right now in the East.”

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Sprint Halftime Report

Winer, Anthony and Webber

Webber on what the Miami Heat need to do to break their current losing streak: “[To break] a losing streak like they’re on [the Heat] need to come back with passion, get the crowd involved in the game, use ball movement and play defense. They need to do this every night against the teams that are much better [than the Boston Celtics].”

Webber on the improvement of Heat guard Mario Chalmers: “Anyone who has watched Mario knows he’s reliable. When you play around the best players, you pick up the best. He’s getting better watching his teammates play.”

Webber on the Celtics building confidence through losses to top teams: “If they come out, play hard with effort and stay close [against the defending champion Heat] they will find out more about themselves than they could have ever imagined. This is when you build confidence.”

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NBA GameTime presented by Kia

Winer, Anthony and Webber

Anthony on whether or not the Heat found a solution to their problems in their win against the Celtics: “This is the first step because of how they had to win the game. They had to outwork the Celtics down the stretch and figure out a way to conjure up energy. It’s a process. They don’t know how to play hard anymore. Even tonight, they didn’t compete the way you have to compete to have a chance to win [a championship] again.”

Webber on the Miami Heat bench:“You’re going to have to see more energy guys like [Heat center] Chris Andersen come in and keep infusing energy, holding this team afloat until they can get everybody back and play well.”

Webber on Kevin Durant’s recent shooting prowess: “I love it because it is by necessity. [Durant] was a little bit frustrated in the playoffs last year because he had to find people and play a different way. The great thing about great players is you give them a second to adapt…and since last year he has adapted. He’s not doing this just to be pretty. He’s doing it because he can and it’s a necessity [without Russell Westbrook]. He wins games.”

NBA TV to Present On a Mission: Indiana Pacers on Friday, Jan. 17 at 5:30 p.m. ET

NBA-TV_2004_IDSpecial Program Goes Behind the Scenes with the Team Including a Look at the Growing Pacers-Heat Rivalry

The Indiana Pacers fell just one win short of reaching The Finals last year; now, currently with the best record in the league, many believe they are destined for a return to the Eastern Conference Finals and perhaps more this season. NBA TV goes behind the scenes with the Pacers to see what is fueling them this season with a special program — On a Mission: Indiana Pacers — airing Friday, Jan. 17, at 5:30 p.m. ET.

In this 30-minute NBA TV Originals special, Hall of Famer and TNT NBA analyst Reggie Miller narrates the story of his former team, providing a unique perspective on what is driving them. Sometimes overlooked, the Pacers have proven to be a special blend of President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird, a Hoosier-state icon, and Head Coach Frank Vogel, a New Jersey native and former video coordinator who fuels the team’s underdog approach.

“I really haven’t won anything for Indiana,” says Bird. “I couldn’t win in high school. I couldn’t win in college. I’d like to see this franchise make the step necessary to get back and do whatever they can to win a championship and my life would then be fulfilled. If they can win it, my life would be fulfilled, because I did something for Indiana.”

NBA TV focuses on each of the key team members including Paul George, a 2013 All-Star who has elevated into the upper echelon of the NBA’s elite players. Joining him are fellow All-Stars Roy Hibbert and David West, as well as Lance Stephenson, a former second-round pick who has turned into a steady, key piece of the team.

NBA TV is part of NBA Digital, the NBA’s extensive cross-platform portfolio of digital assets jointly managed by the NBA and Turner Sports. This robust offering includes NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband, NBA Mobile, NBADLEAGUE.com and WNBA.com.

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Fans Select Boston Celtics at Miami Heat as NBA TV’s NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint Telecast Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 7:30 p.m. ET

NBA-TV_2004_IDNBA TV’s upcoming NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint will feature the Boston Celtics visiting the Miami Heat on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m. ET. The NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint game selection was based on fan voting via NBA.com, the NBA Facebook page, NBA TV’s Facebook page, Yahoo.com, NBA.com mobile web, mobile NBA Game Time App, the NBA Game Time from Sprint App and Twitter.

NBA Fan Night host Ernie Johnson and analysts Chris Webber and Greg Anthony will offer analysis during the AutoTrader.com Pregame Show starting at 7 p.m. Johnson, Webber and Anthony will also provide updates at times during the game telecast, along with halftime and NBA GameTime presented by Kia post-game coverage.

Fan voting for the next NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint telecast – Tuesday, Jan. 28 – will be conducted from Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 8 a.m. through Thursday, Jan. 23, at midnight. Potential game telecasts:

  • New Orleans Pelicans at Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Orlando Magic at Detroit Pistons
  • Boston Celtics at New York Knicks
  • San Antonio Spurs at Houston Rockets

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Notes from NBA TV’s NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint – Tuesday, January 14, 2014

NBA-TV_2004_IDNotes from NBA TV’s NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint – Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Sacramento Kings (92) at Indiana Pacers (116)

Voting is open for next week’s game, via NBA.com, the NBA Facebook page, NBA TV’s Facebook page, Yahoo.comNBA.com mobile web, mobile NBA Game Time App, the NBA Game Time from Sprint App, and Twitter.

Fans can select between the following games:

·         Orlando Magic at Brooklyn Nets

·         Boston Celtics at Miami Heat

·         Sacramento Kings at New Orleans Pelicans

·         Minnesota Timberwolves at Utah Jazz

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AutoTrader.com Pregame Show

Ernie Johnson, Greg Anthony and Chris Webber

Webber on DeMarcus Cousins:“Without even thinking about it, he’s the best big man in the league, bar none.”

Anthony on Isiah Thomas and Cousins: “One of the advantages they have is those two guys have great chemistry together out on the floor.”

Webber on Cousins: “I’ve been hearing all this Paul George MVP [talk], and the numbers of Cousins are better than his — not that that makes you MVP – because [George is] helping his team win and that makes him one.  It just shows you how good you are if you’re Cousins, and if you’re not on a good team, sometimes it doesn’t matter.”

Anthony on the Indiana Pacers’ defense: “They’re the best individual defensive team in the NBA and that’s where Paul George is, along with Roy Hibbert; those guys have separated themselves because they embrace it. There are good defensive players, but there aren’t many guys at the level of a Paul George or Roy Hibbert who make that the priority.”

 

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Sprint Halftime Report

Johnson, Anthony and Webber

Webber on Lance Stephenson: “You have to love this guy, especially if you’ve seen his development…he’s a stat stuffer…he’s become, really, their point guard, to me, especially when Paul George has to get in his rhythm. You just have to love how he’s controlled the pace, and he’s kept guys involved.”

Anthony on Stephenson: “He competes. I think that’s one of the things that’s been most impressive for me. Early on in his career, a lot of people would’ve thought he wouldn’t have made it. You also have to give the Pacers a lot of credit for having the patience…they took the time to let this young man develop.”

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NBA GameTime presented by Kia

Johnson, Anthony and Webber

Postgame interview with Lance Stephenson

Stephenson on the Pacers’ defense being a point of pride: “We try to play great defense and we try and lockdown every team we play against. We watch film of every team we’re playing against, so we just try to lock them up in what they like to do and make sure they don’t do it.”

Stephenson on his personal improvement: “Last year I felt like I needed to get a little bit better and be that ‘X factor’ and bring something to the table every night and be consistent. I just like to be that energy guy, make something happen.”

Stephenson on what it would mean for him to be an All-Star this season: “It would mean a lot, but my focus is making sure my teammates are happy and winning games every night. If it happens it happens. I’m not really worried about All-Star. I’m just playing hard every night, bringing something to the table.”

Anthony on the Pacers: “They have basketball players. We talk about this all the time. There’s such a difference between a basketball talent and a basketball player. Sacramento has a lot of basketball talent, and they’re trying to learn how to play as a team.”

Webber on the New York Knicks: “The Knicks, if they make it into the playoffs…they would be a team — if I am Indiana, if I am the Heat, if I’m other teams — I can beat them, but I don’t know if I really want to play them because they believe they can win…they have good home court advantage, and you never know what could happen.”

Notes from NBA TV Media Conference Call

NBA-TV_2004_IDNBA TV analysts Grant Hill and Dennis Scott discussed the NBA’s Christmas Day showcase, the network’s first season of NBA Inside Stuff — co-hosted by Hill — and a variety of NBA storylines during today’s media conference call. NBA TV will feature seven games from Monday, Dec. 23, through Thursday, Jan. 2, including NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint on New Year’s Eve.

Conference call participants:

Grant Hill, NBA TV analyst & co-host of NBA Inside Stuff

Dennis Scott, NBA TV analyst

Hill on the atmosphere of playing on Christmas Day: “I was fortunate to play on Christmas a few times, especially the second half of my career during my time at Phoenix and Los Angeles. It’s fun. You know everyone is watching at home and there is an excitement in the arena. As a player, whether you are on the road or at home, you enjoy it and look forward to it. The NBA has done a great job of marketing the holiday games. We [analysts] talk about the games and break it down, but ultimately we’re fans. We love good matchups and good basketball. So to have that opportunity to watch and to really be a fan, it couldn’t be any better on Christmas Day. We all look forward to watching.”

Scott on what makes the Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve games so special: “As a player, you know the whole world is watching. The Christmas and New Year’s Eve [games] have the spirit of happiness. You just opened a bunch of gifts, the kids are running around, maybe they’ve gotten a jersey or two from their favorite player and everyone is watching. So [all the players] try and put on their best performance.”

Hill on being a part of such a nostalgic show as NBA Inside Stuff: “I remember watching Inside Stuff when it first came out and I was in high school and then college. Then I got to the league and I was fortunate enough to be on the show. It was a great highlight for me. What Ahmad Rashad did along with Willow Bay and the various co-hosts, he made it his own. He was a great host and really dove into the stories of the players in our league. I remember learning a lot about guys I played against. It was a great show. It’s been missed and to be a part of it as one of the hosts is fun. It’s a side of players we get to showcase that the public doesn’t necessarily get to see. Because it’s NBA TV and an NBA franchise, it’s safe. We want to show the positive, the humor and all the different dynamics the players have. I’m honored to be a part of it and I hope to do it justice. We have big shoes to fill but we’re excited to be bringing it back.”

Scott on NBA Inside Stuff: “It’s one of my favorites from back in the day. Now, [NBA TV has] brought it back with Grant and Kristen [Ledlow]. I think it’s been awesome. I say all the time that outside of being on NBA GameTime, sitting at the desk and breaking down games every night, one of my favorite things is going out and doing features and learning things like Paul George loves fishing and Tristan Thompson’s decision to switch shooting hands [which you will see on this week’s show].”

Scott on where the Thunder stand as a team at this point in the season: “Oklahoma City is still improving overall as a team. Obviously, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are playing lights out basketball, but slowly but surely Jeremy Lamb and Reggie Jackson are proving they can be the guys [the Thunder] can depend on. [Lamb and Jackson] have to play like this for the Thunder to get deep into the playoffs and possibly to The Finals. I like the development of what they’re doing. If they can continue to make shots and play with confidence, they have a chance to get back [to The Finals].”

Hill on Oklahoma City’s chances of getting back to the NBA Finals: “It’s great to see Russell Westbrook back healthy, playing at the elite level he was at prior to getting hurt last year. Certainly I think because of the injury and all the storylines that have happened since then, people tend to forget they were in The Finals two years ago were probably the favorite to come out of the West last year prior to Westbrook’s injury. We all know Kevin Durant and Westbrook are great players, but the complementary players have to play well. [If they do] their team has a real strong chance of coming out of the Western Conference when it’s all said and done.”

Hill on the showcase of young talent in the league and how they compete with talented veterans: “I have been very impressed over the last few years with the new crop of young players coming in. The talent level and how these young players can come in and contribute right away is very impressive and exciting. A lot of them will be on display Christmas Day. That’s what makes this such a great game. As players fade out, retire and move on, you have a new crop of young, great players coming in. That’s the beauty of the sport.”

Scott on the evolution of basketball: “The evolution of basketball is incredible. When you look at the old black-and-white footage of Hall of Famer Bob Cousy, you see he’s dribbling with one hand. Then you get to the 80s, 90s and the [contemporary] players, you see guys like [Sacramento’s DeMarcus] Cousins come in and they can grab the ball at the rim, go coast to coast with it, be a facilitator or pull up for a three. This lets you know that the game of basketball has evolved into a sport where you never know how good our athletes [actually] are. [This is evidenced by] the way LeBron James is playing right now as a small forward, with incredible numbers.”

Scott on the evolution of the three-point shot: “I remember my high school coach saying, ‘No, no, no…good shot.’ That’s when I was shooting the ball from 25 feet and there weren’t three-point lines in NBA or high school at the time. That was the beginning of the outside shot being incorporated into a coach’s fast break. Now you see a guy like [Hawks shooting guard] Kyle Korver with 94 straight games [with a three-pointer], but every scouting report says, ‘Do not give him a wide open look.’ He gets six or seven wide open looks every night.  Being a shooter, it is fun watching guys like him take advantage of that shot.”

Hill on Scott’s shooting prowess: “We grew up in the same town. I used to watch him and he was a great shooter. You didn’t see long distance shooting like Dennis Scott. Before the three-point line, people were trying to get close to the basket. He stood out, because he was such a great shooter even back in ninth and tenth grade. Now, you have a new generation of players in the NBA who have grown up and all they’ve known at every level is the long ball. The quality of shooting overall is better in the league.”

Hill on the league’s biggest surprises so far this season: “There have been some amazing storylines this year. You can look at Brooklyn and New York, after all the activity and the excitement surrounding those two teams [at the start of the season]…I don’t think anybody expected them to be in the situation they’re in. Everybody probably picked Phoenix to be last in the NBA, but they’re playing great basketball. They brought Eric Bledsoe in, have a new coach and really seem to have a good spirit and energy about them. Portland is a big surprise. They were relatively average last season, and they made a few changes that certainly paid off in the offseason.”

Hill on the Celtics and Brad Stevens: “You have to applaud Brad Stevens on the effort he’s done. Certainly the expectations were low with all the changes in the offseason with players, having a whole new team, a whole new identity.  Your leader, your best player from last few years, no longer healthy at the start of the season. To come out and play like they’ve played, I’m sure, whatever internally their expectations were,  they’re thinking about playoffs now. They’re thinking we can win this Atlantic Division; we can get into the playoffs.”

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Fans Select Los Angeles Lakers at Washington Wizards as NBA TV’s NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint Telecast Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. ET

NBA_TV_logoNBA TV’s upcoming NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint will feature the Los Angeles Lakers visiting the Washington Wizards on Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. ET.  The NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint game selection was based on fan voting via NBA.com, the NBA Facebook page, NBA TV’s Facebook page, Yahoo.com, NBA.com mobile web, mobile NBA Game Time App, the NBA Game Time from Sprint App and Twitter.

NBA Fan Night host Ernie Johnson and analysts Chris Webber and Greg Anthony will offer analysis during the AutoTrader.com Pregame Show at 6:30 p.m.  Johnson, Webber and Anthony will also provide updates at times during the game telecast, along with halftime and NBA GameTime presented by Kia post-game coverage.

Fan voting for the following NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint telecast — Tuesday, Dec. 3 — will be conducted from Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 8 a.m. ET through Thursday, Nov. 28, at midnight ET. Potential game telecasts:

  • Charlotte Bobcats at Dallas Mavericks
  • Detroit Pistons at Miami Heat
  • Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics
  • Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers
  • Phoenix Suns at Memphis Grizzlies

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NBA TV to Feature 15 Live Game Telecasts over Next Three Weeks Including Several of the League’s Top Teams and Biggest Stars in Action

NBA_TV_logoNBA TV will showcase some of the best teams and biggest stars in the league over the next three weeks, with 15 live game telecasts including several flexible schedule adjustments such as the match-up this Saturday, Nov. 23, when the Minnesota Timberwolves and Kevin Love visit the Houston Rockets and James Harden at 8 p.m. ET.

Additional marquee match-ups include the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry visiting the Oklahoma City Thunder and Kevin Durant on Friday, Nov. 29, at 8 p.m.; the Timberwolves meeting the San Antonio Spurs and Tony Parker in Mexico on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 9:30 p.m.; and the Miami Heat and LeBron James hosting the Cleveland Cavaliers and Kyrie Irving on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 8:30 p.m.

The network will also continue to feature NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint telecasts each Tuesday.

NBA TV’s upcoming telecast schedule:

Date Time (ET) Teams
Saturday, Nov. 23 8 p.m. Minnesota at Houston*
Sunday, Nov. 24 6 p.m. Phoenix at Orlando
Monday, Nov. 25 9 p.m. Chicago at Utah
Tuesday, Nov. 26 TBD NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint
 
Wednesday, Nov. 27 10:30 p.m. New York at Los Angeles Clippers
Friday, Nov. 29 8 p.m. Golden State at Oklahoma City
Saturday, Nov. 30 8 p.m. Brooklyn at Memphis
Monday, Dec. 2 7 p.m. Orlando at Washington
Tuesday, Dec. 3 TBD NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint
Wednesday, Dec. 4 9:30 p.m. San Antonio vs. Minnesota from Mexico
Saturday, Dec. 7 7:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Cleveland*
10 p.m. Dallas at Portland
Monday, Dec. 9 8 p.m. Orlando at Memphis*
Tuesday, Dec. 10 TBD NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint
Saturday, Dec. 14 8 p.m. Cleveland at Miami*
* denotes flex schedule change

For NBA TV’s complete schedule, visit: http://on.nba.com/1dhF0hI.

NBA Digital, jointly managed by the NBA and Turner Sports, is the NBA’s extensive cross-platform portfolio including NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband, NBA Mobile, NBADLEAGUE.com, and WNBA.com.

Follow NBA TV on Twitter at @NBATV.

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NBA Inside Stuff presented by Samsung Galaxy Features New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis and New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, Saturday, Nov. 23, at Noon ET on NBA TV

nba-inside-stuffNBA Inside Stuff presented by Samsung Galaxy Features New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis and New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, Saturday, Nov. 23, at Noon ET on NBA TV

“Counting Stars” from OneRepublic’s Latest Album Native to be Featured During Jam Session

NBA Inside Stuff presented by Samsung Galaxy with co-hosts Grant Hill and Kristen Ledlow returns Saturday, Nov. 23, on NBA TV at noon ET with a new episode featuring the New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis and New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony.  This week’s show will include an interview with Davis, conducted by NBA TV analyst Brent Barry, in which the second-year breakout player shows Brent around the practice facility and shares insight on his emerging low-post game.  The episode will also feature a segment with Anthony as the six-time NBA All-Star hosts a school supply giveaway for local teachers and students in New York City.

Additionally, this week’s telecast will offer a “Quick Take” with Washington Wizards guard John Wall, with the former No. 1 overall draft pick talking about life on and off the court, and San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Danny Green — who set an NBA Finals record for three pointers made last June — sharing his passion for his pet boa constrictors, Jade and Lightning.

OneRepublic

This week’s Jam Session will feature the track “Counting Stars” from OneRepublic’s third studio album Native. The album, which debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard Top 100 chart earlier this year, also includes “If I Lose Myself” and “Feel Again.” The Grammy-nominated group has seen three singles – “All The Right Moves,” “Secrets,” and “Good Life” – top the radio charts since their debut release in 2007. Jam Session and Rewind are two of the show’s most celebrated segments highlighting the top plays in the NBA each week.

Following a Saturday, Nov. 30 re-airing at 12 p.m., NBA Inside Stuff will return with an all-new episode on Saturday, Dec. 7. The show, generally televised each Saturday at noon throughout the season, will include several special editions airing at select times during the year.  NBA Inside Stuff also includes brand extensions across the entire NBA Digital portfolio and social media integration across all platforms.

Known for its trademark off-the-court features with NBA players, NBA Inside Stuff originally aired from 1990-2005, providing fans with a unique perspective of the game. The trailblazing weekly magazine show was hosted by Emmy Award winner Ahmad Rashad and included a variety of co-hosts through the years, including Julie Moran, Willow Bay, and Summer Sanders.

NBA Digital is the NBA’s extensive cross-platform portfolio of digital assets jointly-managed by the NBA and Turner Sports including NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband, NBA Mobile, NBADLEAGUE.com, and WNBA.com.

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