NBA TV TO FEATURE LIVE GAME BROADCASTS OF 2010 NBA D-LEAGUE SHOWCASE
NBA TV, the league’s 24 hour network, will feature seven live game broadcasts of the 2010 NBA Development League Showcase which tips off on Monday, Jan. 4 and runs through Thursday, Jan. 7.
The live games on NBA TV will be the first high-definition (HD) sports broadcast utilizing a Newtek TriCaster™ HD portable live production system. Cost-efficient, lightweight, and easy to operate, NewTek TriCaster is currently used by NBA D-League teams to deliver live video webcasts of every game throughout the season via NBA Futurecast on NBA.com/futurecast.
All NBA D-League Showcase games not featured on NBA TV will be available for fans to view for free on NBA.com/futurecast.
The sixth annual NBA D-League Showcase will take place at Boise’s Qwest Arena, home of the Idaho Stampede, in Boise, Idaho, and will include all 16 NBA D-League teams each playing 2 games. The event provides exposure for NBA D-League players and coaches to general managers, player personnel executives, and scouts from each of the 30 NBA teams at one convenient location.
2010 NBA D-League Showcase Games on NBA TV
Monday, January 4, 2010
Rio Grande Valley Vipers vs. Albuquerque T-Birds 1:00 p.m. EST
Los Angeles D-Fenders vs. Maine Red Claws 3:45 p.m. EST
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
Maine Red Claws vs. Sioux Falls Skyforce 1:00 p.m. EST
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Reno Bighorns vs. Erie BayHawks 1:00 p.m. EST
Bakersfield Jam vs. Rio Grande Valley Vipers 3:45 p.m. EST
Thursday, January 7, 2010
Albuquerque T-Birds vs. Tulsa 66ers 1:00 p.m. EST
Erie BayHawks vs. Los Angeles D-Fenders 3:45 p.m. EST
NBA TV’s coverage of the NBA D-League Showcase will include interviews with NBA general managers and scouts. Additionally, NBA.com’s Art Garcia will be at The Showcase providing fans with online access to breaking news, player profiles and other features stories. Leading up to, and continuing throughout the event, NBA.com/dleague will offer extensive coverage including video highlights, game recaps, and photo galleries.
About NBA TV
NBA TV is the 24-hour digital network of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Launched in 1999, the network provides the most basketball coverage on television, offering more than 300 live games, signature studio shows, and Emmy® award-winning on-air talent, as well as original series and live events. The network is available in the U.S. through several of the nation’s top cable, satellite, and telco companies. 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.