Mad Dog Radio host Dino Costa and former college basketball coach Steve Lappas team up to broadcast live from the NBA Draft June 23
Listeners nationwide get expert analysis of every selection, plus interviews with players, coaches and team execs on Mad Dog Radio, SiriusXM channel 86
NEW YORK – June 22, 2011 – Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Mad Dog Radio personality Dino Costa and former college basketball coach Steve Lappas will team up to host a special edition of The Dino Costa Show live from the NBA Draft tomorrow, June 23 (7:00 pm ET/4:00 pm PT), on Mad Dog Radio, SiriusXM channel 86.
Mad Dog Radio listeners will hear live coverage from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, as Costa and Lappas analyze each pick, interview draftees, coaches and team execs, and take calls from NBA fans around the country for reaction to their team’s performance on Draft night.
The Dino Costa Show, featuring Costa’s off-beat take on the news and headlines from the world of sports and beyond, airs nationwide every weeknight (7:00–11:00 pm ET/4:00-8:00 pm PT) on Mad Dog Radio, SiriusXM’s exclusive all-sports talk channel.
Steve Lappas was the head coach at Manhattan College, Villanova University and the University of Massachusetts between 1988 and 2005. After arriving at Villanova, he turned around a struggling basketball program and coached the Wildcats to the 1994 NIT Championship, the Big East Tournament Championship in 1995, a Big East regular season title in 1996-97, as well as multiple NCAA Tournament appearances. Currently a college basketball commentator and studio analyst, Lappas brings to SiriusXM an expert’s take on the talent that will be selected on Draft night and their potential impact on NBA rosters.
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