NBA TV’s NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint telecast will feature the Miami Heat and LeBron James hosting the Atlanta Hawks and Josh Smith on Tuesday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. ET. The NBA Fan Night 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 GameTime App and Twitter.
Fan Night host Matt Winer and analysts Greg Anthony and Chris Webber will offer analysis during the AutoTrader.com Pregame Show at 7 p.m. Winer, Anthony and Webber will also provide updates at times during the game telecast, along with halftime and GameTime presented by Hyundai post-game coverage. Prior to the pregame show, Anthony will take part in a TwitterView chat with fans from the @NBATV handle at 4:30 p.m. Fans should use #AskGA to submit questions.
Fan voting for the next NBA Fan Night telecast (Tuesday, Mar. 19) will be conducted from Tuesday, Mar. 12, at 8 a.m. through Thursday, Mar. 14, at midnight. Potential telecasts:
- Orlando Magic @ Indiana Pacers
- Portland Trail Blazers @ Milwaukee Bucks
- Denver Nuggets @ Oklahoma City Thunder
Upcoming NBA TV programming highlights:
Top Teams in Action on NBA TV
Additional games on NBA TV this week include a pair of match-ups featuring the top teams in the league. On Sunday, March 10, the Heat will host the Pacers at 6 p.m. and the Thunder will visit the Spurs on Monday, March 11, at 8:30 p.m. Other games this week on the network include the Utah Jazz taking on the New York Knicks on Saturday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. and a doubleheader on Friday, March 15, featuring the Pacers vs. Philadelphia 76ers at 7:30 p.m. followed by the Memphis Grizzlies vs. Jazz.
NBA D-League Game of the Week
NBA TV’s NBA D-League Game of the Week will continue Sunday, March 9, at 3 p.m. featuring the Reno Bighorns and the Santa Cruz Warriors (game held Tuesday, Feb. 26). The network will televise over 30 NBA D-League games including postseason match-ups.
The Jump presented by Sprint – Tuesdays on NBA.com and NBA TV
The Jump presented by Sprint – hosted by Jared Greenberg with analysts Dennis Scott and SLAM’s Lang Whitaker serving as a regular contributor – will stream live on NBA.com on Tuesday at 3 p.m. and air on NBA TV each Tuesday at 6 p.m. The show previews upcoming NBA games, provides analysis on storylines throughout the league and answers questions directly from NBA fans through submissions via NBA.com, the NBA Facebook page and Twitter.
Upcoming NBA TV Programming Highlights:
|Saturday, Mar. 9||7 p.m. ET||AutoTrader.com Pregame Show|
|7:30 p.m.||Utah Jazz @ New York Knicks|
|Sunday, Mar. 10||3 p.m.||NBA D-League Game of the Week: Reno Bighorns @ Santa Cruz Warriors|
|5:30 p.m.||AutoTrader.com Pregame Show|
|6 p.m.||Indiana Pacers @ Miami Heat|
|Monday, Mar. 11||3 p.m.||NBA.com Fantasy Insider|
|6 p.m.||The Beat|
|7 p.m.||NBA GameTime|
|8 p.m.||AutoTrader.com Pregame Show|
|8:30 p.m.||Oklahoma City Thunder @ San Antonio Spurs|
|Tuesday, Mar. 12||5:30 p.m.||The Jump on NBA TV|
|6:30 p.m.||NBA GameTime|
|7:30 p.m.||AutoTrader.com Pregame Show|
|8 p.m.||Atlanta Hawks @ Miami Heat (Fan Night)|
|Wednesday, Mar. 13||7 p.m.||NBA GameTime|
|Thursday, Mar. 14||7 p.m.||NBA GameTime|
|Friday, Mar. 15||7 p.m.||NBA GameTime|
|7:30 p.m.||Indiana Pacers @ Philadelphia 76ers|
|10 p.m.||Memphis Grizzlies @ Utah Jazz|
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