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Fans Select Chicago Bulls vs. Golden State Warriors as NBA TV Fan Night presented by Sprint Telecast Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 10:30 p.m. ET

NBA TV will feature a doubleheader on Tuesday, Jan. 27, with NBA TV Fan Night presented by Sprint including a matchup between the Chicago Bulls and Derrick Rose visiting the Golden State Warriors and the NBA All-Star Game’s top overall vote-getter, Stephen Curry, at 10:30 p.m. ET. The night will tip off with the Cleveland Cavaliers and 2015 NBA All-Star starter LeBron James visiting the Detroit Pistons and Andre Drummond at 7:30 p.m.  The NBA TV Fan Night presented by Sprint game selection was based on fan voting via NBA.com, the NBA.com mobile web, NBA Game Time App, and via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The NBA TV Fan Night team – host Ernie Johnson and analysts Chris Webber and Steve Smith – will preview the Bulls-Warriors matchup and provide analysis during halftime and during the NBA GameTime presented by Kia post-game coverage. The night will tip-off with NBA TV host Rick Kamla and analyst Isiah Thomas, who will preview the doubleheader during the AutoTrader.com Pregame Show and offer analysis during the Sprint Halftime Report.  

Fan voting for the next NBA TV Fan Night presented by Sprint telecast — Tuesday, Feb. 3— will be conducted from Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 8 a.m. through Thursday, Jan. 29, at midnight. Potential game telecasts:

•    Denver Nuggets at Philadelphia 76ers

•    Miami Heat at Detroit Pistons

•    Boston Celtics at New York Knicks

•    Utah Jazz at Portland Trail Blazers

Expanding on the franchise’s focus on fans, NBA TV Fan Night viewers will have the weekly opportunity to vote for their favorite duos in NBA history in a bracket-style tournament. This week, fans will have the opportunity to vote using the hashtags #BestDuo1 or #BestDuo2 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to decide between two generations of Lakers greats – Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar or Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant.

Upcoming NBA TV Game Schedule

NBA TV will televise a doubleheader Saturday, Jan. 24, featuring the Pistons visiting the Milwaukee Bucks at 7:30 p.m., followed by the Portland Trail Blazers hosting the Washington Wizards at 10 p.m. The network will also air a Sunday night matchup when the Wizards and John Wall visit the Denver Nuggets and Ty Lawson at 8 p.m. 

Date

Saturday, Jan. 24

Time (ET)

7:30 p.m.

10 p.m.

Matchup

Detroit Pistons at Milwaukee Bucks

Washington Wizards at Portland Trail Blazers

Sunday, Jan. 25

Monday, Jan. 26

Tuesday, Jan. 27

8 p.m.

7:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.

10:30 p.m.

Washington Wizards at Denver Nuggets

Portland Trail Blazers at Brooklyn Nets

Cleveland Cavaliers at Detroit Pistons

Chicago Bulls at Golden State Warriors (NBA TV Fan Night)

 

 

 

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Tony Morreale, Turner Sports                          404-575-7401             tony.morreale@turner.com

Audrey Brees, Turner Sports                           404-885-4098             audrey.brees@turner.com