ESPN Radio to Nationally Broadcast 2013 Sprint NBA All-Star Game

espn-radioFirst Take, SVP & Russillo on Site; NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on ESPN

For the 17th consecutive year, ESPN Radio will present events throughout NBA All-Star, culminating with exclusive radio coverage of the 2013 Sprint NBA All-Star Game, Sunday, Feb.17, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Kevin Calabro will describe the action with analyst and Basketball Hall of Famer Dr. Jack Ramsay. They will be joined by on-site studio host Marc Kestecher, analyst and Basketball Hall of Famer Chris Mullin, ESPN NBA Insider Marc Stein and reporter Shelley Smith.

ESPN Radio’s 2013 NBA All-Star schedule

Date Event Time (ET)
Fri., Feb. 15 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge 9 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 16 Meet the All-Stars 6 p.m.
  NBA All-Star Saturday Night:

The Sears Shooting Stars

The Taco Bell Skills Challenge

The Foot Locker Three-Point Contest

The Sprite Slam Dunk Contest

8:30 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 17 2013 Sprint NBA All-Star Game 7:30 p.m.

 

First Take and SVP & Russillo

ESPN’s First Take (Skip Bayless, Stephen A. Smith, Cari Champion) will televise their Friday, Feb. 15, episode on site in Houston, Texas, at 10 a.m. Additionally, ESPN Radio’s SVP & Russillo (Scott Van Pelt, Ryen Russillo) will broadcast on site at 1 p.m. The show is also available via simulcast on ESPNEWS. First Take and SVP & Russillo will emanate from the House of Blues.

2013 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

ESPN will present the 2013 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game Friday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m., from the George R. Brown Convention Center. Mark Jones will provide commentary with analyst Jon Barry and reporter Chris Broussard. The game will also be available via ESPN Mobile TV and on computers, tablets and smartphones via WatchESPN. ESPN commentators Bruce Bowen (NBA analyst) and Ryen Russillo (ESPN Radio’s SVP & Russillo) will participate in the Celebrity Game. Full list of celebrities.

ESPN.com will host live chats and provide grades for all NBA All-Star events. In addition, TrueHoop’s Henry Abbott will be presenting TrueHoop TV content throughout the weekend.

ESPN International All-Star coverage

  • NBA All-Star Celebrity Game: live on Pac-Rim, Brazil, Atlantic, Caribbean and UK, Friday at 7 p.m. ET.
  • Rising Stars Challenge: live on Pac-Rim, Brazil, Atlantic, Caribbean and UK, Friday at 9 p.m.
  • NBA All-Star Saturday Night: live on Pac-Rim, Brazil, Atlantic, Caribbean and UK, Saturday at 8:30 p.m.
  • NBA All-Star Game: live on Pac-Rim, Brazil, Atlantic, Caribbean and UK, Sunday at 8 p.m.

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