TNT Announces Matchups For Monday’s Triple Header Schedule

January 11, 2018 by: Shauna O'Donnell

Courtesy: NBA/TNT

By Philip Sayblack

TNT is bringing basketball fans a packed, near day-long schedule of games Monday.

The network’s NBA on TNT schedule starts at 5 p.m. with pre-game coverage that includes interviews with Bernice A. King and Ambassador Attallah Shabazz, the daughters of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcom X.  The interviews will be conducted by Isiah Thomas, and will include discussions on each man’s legacy, the families’ relationships and the now 50th anniversary of King’s assassination.

The Memphis Grizzlies play host to the Los Angeles Lakers in a Western Conference matchup of who’s worse to open the day’s action.  Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Both teams sit in the basement in the Western Conference, with both teams sitting at 13 – 27, 19 games back from the conference-leading Golden Stat Warriors.  Memphis sits 13th in the conference while Los Angeles is right beneath the Grizzlies in 14th.  Only the Sacarmento Kings, who sit last in the conference, are worse than both teams.

Brian Anderson will anchor the Memphis/Los Angeles game.  He will be joined by analyst grant Hill for additional commentary.  Reporter Ros Gold-Onwude will be courtside with all of the latest in-game news and interviews.

The Warriors (33 – 9) take on the Cleveland Cavaliers (26 – 14) in the second game on the day’s schedule in a cross-conference matchup.  The Cavs currently sit third in the Eastern Conference, 5.5 games back from the Celtics while the Rockets are second in the West, only three games back from the Warriors.

Coverage is set to start at 8 p.m. ET.  Marv Albert will anchor the broadcast and will be joined by analyst Chris Webber for additional commentary.  Reporter Kristen Ludlow will be courtside for all of the latest in-game news and interviews.

Chris Paul and the Houston Rockets (29 – 11) face off against the DeAndre Jordan and the LA Clippers to finish off the day’s hardwood action.  Coverage is set to start at 10:30 p.m. with Kevin Harlan and Reggie Miller on the call.  reporter David Aldridge will be courtside with all of the latest in-game news and interviews.

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