Emmy Award-Winning Inside the NBA with Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal and Kenny Smith to be Televised Live from L.A.;
Exclusive Doubleheader to Feature Both Los Angeles Teams in Action – Clippers vs. Timberwolves at 8 p.m. ET and Heat vs. Lakers at 10:30 p.m.
TNT will exclusively televise the announcement of the 2013 NBA All-Star starters during a special one-hour pregame show live from Los Angeles on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. ET. Ernie Johnson will host the pregame show with analysts Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal and Kenny Smith from Staples Center. The show will precede the NBA on TNT doubleheader featuring both Los Angeles teams in action – the Clippers and Blake Griffin visiting the Minnesota Timberwolves and Ricky Rubio at 8 p.m., followed by the Lakers and Kobe Bryant hosting the Miami Heat and LeBron James at 10:30 p.m.
Kevin Harlan will call the Clippers/Timberwolves game with analyst Mike Fratello and reporter Tracy Wolfson while Marv Albert will provide commentary for Lakers/Heat with analysts Steve Kerr and Reggie Miller and reporter Craig Sager. Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai with Johnson, Barkley, O’Neal and Smith will air immediately following the doubleheader to recap the night’s action.
NBA on TNT Upcoming Schedule:
|Thu., Jan. 17|
|7 p.m.8 p.m.||2013 NBA All-Star starters announcement on TNT live from Los Angeles
TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader.com
|Ernie Johnson (host), Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal and Kenny Smith (analysts)|
|Los Angeles Clippers @ Minnesota Timberwolves|
|Kevin Harlan (play-by-play), Mike Fratello (analyst) and Tracy Wolfson (reporter)|
|10:30 p.m.||Miami Heat @ Los Angeles Lakers|
|Marv Albert (play-by-play), Steve Kerr and Reggie Miller (analysts) with Craig Sager (reporter)|
|Post-game||Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai|
|Johnson, Barkley, O’Neal and Smith|