ESPN and ABC will combine to televise six 2016 NBA Playoffs’ Western and Eastern Conference Semifinals games this week. The Miami Heat and Dwyane Wade will visit the Toronto Raptors and Kyle Lowry for Round 2 / Game 2 on Thursday, May 5 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.
ESPN will televise a doubleheader on Friday, May 6 starting with the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James visiting the Atlanta Hawks and Paul Millsap for a Round 2 / Game 3 at 7 p.m. Mike Tirico, Hall of Famer and analyst Hubie Brown and reporter Lisa Salters will provide game commentary. The San Antonio Spurs and Kawhi Leonard will visit the Oklahoma City Thunder and Kevin Durant for a Round 2 / Game 3 at 9:30 p.m. on ESPN. The team of Mike Breen, analysts Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson and reporter Doris Burke will call the game action.
On Saturday, May 7, the Raptors will face the Heat again for a Game 3 matchup at 5 p.m. on ESPN. The Golden State Warriors and Klay Thompson will visit the Portland Trail Blazers and Damian Lillard for Round 2 / Game 3 at 8:30 p.m. on ABC. Breen, Van Gundy, Jackson and Burke will be on the call.
ABC will televise the Cavaliers facing the Hawks again for a Game 4 matchup on Sunday, May 8 at 3:30 p.m. with Tirico, Brown and Salters on the call.
NBA Countdown will precede games to discuss them and the top NBA storylines with host Sage Steele and analysts Jalen Rose and Doug Collins throughout the week and weekend on ESPN or ABC.
All games and shows on ESPN are also available on WatchESPN. All games and shows on ABC are also available on ESPN3.
NBA Playoffs Schedule on ESPN and ABC
|Wed, May 4||7 p.m.||Round 2 / Game 2: Atlanta Hawks at Cleveland Cavaliers||Radio: Mark Kestecher, Kara Lawson||ESPN Radio|
|Thu, May 5||7 p.m.||NBA Countdown charged by Mountain Dew||Sage Steele, Jalen Rose, Doug Collins||ESPN|
|8 p.m.||Round 2 / Game 2: Miami Heat at Toronto Raptors||Dave Pasch, Jon Barry, Heather Cox||ESPN, ESPN Deportes|
|Fri, May 6||7 p.m.||Round 2 / Game 3: Cleveland Cavaliers at Atlanta Hawks||Mike Tirico, Hubie Brown, Lisa Salters||ESPN, ESPN Deportes|
|9:30 p.m.||Round 2 / Game 3: San Antonio Spurs at Oklahoma City Thunder||Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson, Doris Burke||ESPN, ESPN Deportes|
|Sat, May 7||4:30 p.m.||NBA Countdown charged by Mountain Dew||Sage Steele, Jalen Rose, Doug Collins||ESPN|
|5 p.m.||Round 2 / Game 3: Toronto Raptors at Miami Heat||Mark Jones, Jon Barry, Heather Cox||ESPN|
|8 p.m.||NBA Countdown charged by Mountain Dew||Sage Steele, Jalen Rose, Doug Collins||ABC|
|8:30 p.m.||Round 2 / Game 3: Golden State Warriors at Portland Trail Blazers||Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson, Doris Burke
Radio: Kevin Calabro, PJ Carlesimo
|ABC, ESPN Radio|
|Sun, May 8||3:00 p.m.||NBA Countdown presented by Straight Talk Wireless||Sage Steele, Jalen Rose, Doug Collins||ABC|
|3:30 p.m.||Round 2 / Game 4: Cleveland Cavaliers at Atlanta Hawks||Mike Tirico, Hubie Brown, Lisa Salters
Radio: Mark Kestecher and Jon Barry
|ABC, ESPN Radio|