Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy & Mark Jackson to Call Warriors-Clippers
ESPN Unveils Start-of-Season NBA Marketing Spot: This Is Your Game.
As the 2015-16 NBA regular season approaches, ESPN will tip off its game coverage with two preseason telecasts. The defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors will take center court on Tuesday, Oct. 20, when they visit the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center on ESPN at 10:30 p.m. ET. Mike Breen will provide commentary with analysts Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson.
The following night, Wednesday, Oct. 21, ESPN will televise the preseason contest between the Washington Wizards and the Miami Heat – at American Airlines Arena – at 8 p.m. Basketball Hall of Famer and ESPN NBA analyst Hubie Brown will join veteran play-by-play commentator Mark Jones to call the action. NBA Countdown will precede the game at 7:30 p.m.
ESPN has unveiled its start-of-season NBA marketing spot, which provides ownership of today’s NBA to the fans, while focusing on the unmatched star power, talent depth and excitement in today’s game. To view the piece on ESPN’s NBA YouTube page: This Is Your Game.
Additional preseason coverage
- ESPN2 will televise ESPN The Magazine: NBA Season Preview Special on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. hosted by Cassidy Hubbarth and featuring analysis and insights from Brad Daugherty, Chris Broussard, Dave McMenamin and Pablo Torre.
- com’s NBA section offers a variety of daily news, analysis, interviews, highlights and season previews, including:
- ESPN The Magazine’s NBA Preview Issue hits newsstands on Friday, Oct. 16, and will feature pieces on LeBron James, James Harden, Kevin Durant and more.
- NBA Lockdown, a twice-weekly podcast from ESPN Audio, returns Tuesday, Oct. 13, for the 2015-16 season. The roundtable discussion show is hosted by Jorge Sedano with regular appearances by Israel Gutierrez (third season with NBA Lockdown), Amin Elhassan (second year) and newcomer Tom Haberstroh. Nick Friedell and Dave McMenamin will also contribute along with Jeff Goodman, Doug Kezirian and Ramona Shelburne.