TNT’s NBA preseason coverage will tip off Thursday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. ET as the NBA Champion Miami Heat visit the new-look Brooklyn Nets from Barclays Center. Additionally, the network will air NBA preseason action when the Houston Rockets visit the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 8 p.m.
NBA on TNT Preseason Schedule
|Thursday, Oct. 17||8 p.m.||Miami vs. Brooklyn|
|Thursday, Oct. 24||8 p.m.||Houston vs. San Antonio|
Turner Sports, marking its 30th consecutive year of NBA coverage, will feature a 52-game regular-season schedule on TNT. For the 12th consecutive year, the NBA season will exclusively open on TNT with a doubleheader on Tuesday, Oct. 30, with the Heat and NBA MVP LeBron James hosting the Chicago Bulls and Derrick Rose at 8 p.m., followed by the Los Angeles Lakers and Steve Nash hosting the L.A. Clippers and Chris Paul at 10:30 p.m.
The network’s coverage will begin with the one-hour TNT NBA Tip-Off ’13 presented by AutoTrader.com pre-game show Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. including the championship ring ceremony for the Heat.
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