NBA TV’s NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint telecast will feature the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant hosting the Brooklyn Nets and Deron Williams on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 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 Ernie Johnson and analysts Steve Smith and Chris Webber will offer analysis during the AutoTrader.com Pregame Show at 10 p.m. Johnson, Smith and Webber will also provide updates at times during the game telecast, along with halftime and GameTime presented by Hyundai post-game coverage.
Fan voting for the next NBA Fan Night telecast (Tuesday, Feb. 12) will be conducted from Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 8 a.m. through Thursday, Jan. 7, at midnight. Potential telecasts:
- Denver Nuggets @ Toronto Raptors
- Portland Trail Blazers @ Miami Heat
- Sacramento Kings @ Memphis Grizzlies
- Houston Rockets @ Golden State Warriors
Upcoming NBA TV programming highlights:
Live NBA Action
Games on NBA TV this week also include a doubleheader on Saturday, Jan. 26 with the Chicago Bulls visiting the Washington Wizards at 7 p.m. followed by the Utah Jazz hosting the Indiana Pacers. On Monday, Jan. 28, the Brooklyn Nets will take on the Orlando Magic at 7:30 p.m. on NBA TV.
NBA TV will premiere a new episode of the critically-acclaimed Open Court, a roundtable discussion featuring a full cast of NBA TV and TNT commentators, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, following that night’s NBA Fan Night game. Open Court: Basketball and Society is a special edition of the show commemorating Black History Month with candid dialogue on topics ranging from race relations and segregation to how sports have helped bring ethnicities together.
The Association: Brooklyn Nets returns to NBA TV on Wednesday, Feb. 6, with the third of four consecutive weekly episodes airing on the network.
NBA D-League Game of the Week
NBA TV’s NBA D-League Game of the Week will continue Sunday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m. featuring the Sioux Falls Skyforce and Texas Legends (game held Monday, Jan. 25). The network will televise over 30 NBA D-League games as well the NBA D-League All-Star Game in Houston and postseason games.
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 Brent Barry and SLAM’s Lang Whitaker serving as a regular contributor – will stream live on NBA.com on Tuesday at 3 p.m. and will air on NBA TV Tuesdays 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, Feb. 2||7:30 p.m. ET||AutoTrader.com Pregame Show|
|7 p.m.||New Orleans Hornets @ Minnesota Timberwolves|
|Sunday, Feb. 3||1 p.m.||Los Angeles Clippers @ Boston Celtics|
|5 p.m.||NBA D-League Game of the Week: Sioux Falls Skyforce @ Texas Legends|
|Monday, Feb. 4||3 p.m.||NBA.com Fantasy Insider|
|6 p.m.||The Beat|
|7 p.m.||NBA GameTime|
|8:30 p.m.||AutoTrader.com Pregame Show|
|9 p.m.||Sacramento Kings @ Utah Jazz|
|Tuesday, Feb. 5||6 p.m.||The Jump on NBA TV|
|7 p.m.||AutoTrader.com Pregame Show|
|7:30 p.m.||Los Angeles Lakers @ Brooklyn Nets (Fan Night)|
|Postgame||Open Court: Basketball and Society|
|Wednesday, Feb. 6||6:30 p.m.||The Association: Brooklyn Nets|
|7 p.m.||NBA GameTime|
|Thursday, Feb. 7||6 p.m.||NBA GameTime|
|Friday, Feb. 8||7 p.m.||NBA GameTime|
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