ESPN and ABC will combine to televise up to 44 games from this year’s NBA Playoffs, including the NBA Western Conference Finals, exclusively on ESPN, and the NBA Finals presented by YouTube TV on ABC. The playoff action begins on ESPN this Saturday, April 13, starting at 2:30 p.m. ET when the Philadelphia 76ers host the Brooklyn Nets. Dave Pasch will be courtside at Wells Fargo Center with analyst Doris Burke and reporter Cassidy Hubbarth. The Golden State Warriors begin their 3-peat chase at 8:15 p.m. on ABC when the reigning NBA Champions host the LA Clippers. On Sunday, April 14, Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder visit Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 1 of their Western Conference playoff series at 3:30 pm on ABC. Mike Breen, analysts Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson, and reporter Lisa Salters will call both ABC broadcasts this weekend. ESPN Radio will broadcast Saturday’s Clippers- Warriors game beginning at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday’s Thunder-Trail Blazers matchup at 3 p.m.
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