TNT, Kia Partner To Broadcast 2019 NBA Awards

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Turner Network television/Turner Sports Turner Network Television will broadcast the 2019 NBA Awards Monday night. The broadcast, sponsored by Kia, is scheduled to air at 9 p.m. ET on TNT.  It will broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Los Angeles, CA.  The event honors the top performers from the past NBA season with awards, such as the Kia NBA MVP, Kia NBA Defensive...

June 22nd, 2019

ESPN Networks To Air NBA Free Agency Specials

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN continues its off-season coverage of the National Basketball Association next week. The network will cover the start of the league’s free agency period on The Jump: Free Agency Special.  The broadcast is scheduled to air from 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday on ESPN2.  Rachel Nichols will anchor the broadcast. The NBA’s free agency period opens at 6 p.m. June 30. Prior...

June 22nd, 2019

Robin Roberts To Be Honored At TNT’s Annual NBA Awards

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: NBA/TNT Good Morning America anchor and veteran broadcaster Robin Roberts will receive a special honor at next month’s NBA Awards presented by Kia. Roberts will receive the Sager Strong Award at the ceremony, which will air at 9 p.m., June 24 on TNT.  The Sager Strong Award is named for iconic TNT sidelines reporter Craig Sager and is presented annually to one person...

May 11th, 2019

ESPN To Carry Exclusive NBA Draft Lottery Coverage

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack As the 2018-19 NBA season winds down, ESPN will carry coverage of the first building block for the 2019-20 season. The worldwide leader in sports will broadcast the 2018 NBA Draft Lottery May 14 from 8:30 – 9p.m.  The broadcast will originate live from Chicago, ILL and will feature the reveal for the Draft lottery order, analysis from ESPN on-air talent and interviews...

May 7th, 2019

ESPN Announces 2018 NBA Pre-Season Broadcast Schedule

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN has announced its early broadcast schedule for its coverage of the NBA’s 2018 pre-season. The ESPN networks will broadcast five NBA pre-season games, beginning with a Western Conference matchup between the Denver Nuggets (Northwest Division) and the Los Angeles Lakers (Pacific Division) on September 30.  Coverage for that game is currently scheduled to start...

August 23rd, 2018

TNT To Air First-Ever State Farm Showdown Charity Golf Tournament Friday Night

By Philip Sayblack TNT is teaming with the NFL and NBA to present a special first-time ever golf event. the first-ever State Farm Showdown Hosted by Aaron Rodgers and Chris Paul is scheduled to air Friday night at 8 p.m. on TNT.  It will air immediately after the airing of the 100th PGA Championship from St. Louis. The first-of-its-kind charity gold tournament will see stars of the NFL and NBA tee...

August 9th, 2018

Turner Sports Announces Broadcast Schedule For NBA 2018-’19 Season Opening Week

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Turner Sports It’s only August, but Turner Sports and TNT are already getting sports fans hyped up for the upcoming NBA season with a big broadcast schedule announcement. TNT will kick off the 2018-’19 NBA season on Tuesday, October 16 with a double header schedule.  The 76ers and Celtics open the schedule at 8 p.m. ET with the NBA Champion Warriors taking on the Oklahoma...

August 9th, 2018

Warriors, Celtics Face Off Saturday In “Battle Of The Best” Live On ABC

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack ESPN’s NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC presented by YouTube TV continues its 2018 broadcast season this Saturday night with another cross-conference matchup. The Boston Celtics will be on the road Saturday night against the Golden State Warriors in a “Battle of the Best.”  Each team leads its respective conference and has an equal chance of taking the win in...

January 25th, 2018
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NBA TV Launching New Program Monday Night

Courtesy: NBA TV By Philip Sayblack NBA TV is launching a new program to its programming lineup. The company announced this week that it will launch what it is calling Fast Break Mondays presented by Verizon beginning Monday, Jan. 22.  The new program is being marketed as a more in-depth broadcast, offering more for fans including quick-time polling, instant analysis and increased fan engagement. New...

January 19th, 2018
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Western Conference Matchup Headlines ‘NBA Saturday Primetime On ABC Presented By YouTube TV’ Season Premiere

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack ESPN’s flagship NBA program makes its annual return this weekend with a new sponsor. NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC presented by YouTube TV airs Saturday with a double header schedule that kicks off at 3:30 p.m. ET.  Up first on the schedule is a special matinee broadcast on ABC featuring a cross-conference matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Oklahoma City...

January 18th, 2018
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