NBA Digital Premieres NEXT UP with Kevin Garnett – Featuring Mo Bamba and Jaren Jackson, Jr. – Available Now Exclusively on Facebook Watch
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Under the banner of Players Only Films, NBA Digital today is debuting NEXT UP with Kevin Garnett, a new series produced exclusively for Facebook Watch that features the 15-time NBA All-Star and 2004 NBA MVP Garnett as he mentors Mohamed Bamba and Jaren Jackson, Jr. Showcasing two of the top prospects in the 2018 NBA Draft, NEXT UP premieres today, Tuesday, June 19 (featuring Bamba) and Wednesday, June 20 (with Jackson). Players Only Films and NEXT UP are produced by NBA Digital, which is co-managed by Turner Sports and the NBA.
Similar in spirit to the innovative Area 21 franchise, Garnett applies is trademark passion and unfiltered approach to the series, bringing fans inside his one-on-one training sessions and intimate conversations with two of this year's standout frontcourt prospects.
In addition to the two featured episodes, NEXT UP content will include a draft night reunion between Garnett and the two prospects, followed by a conversation during NBA Summer League as Jackson and Bamba tip off their pro careers.
Fans can add episodes to their Watchlists by following the Players Only Films Show Page. Facebook Watch is available on desktop, mobile and connected TV apps.
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Additional projects for Players Only Films will be announced later this summer, with upcoming series content produced exclusively for Facebook Watch.
NBA Digital is the NBA’s extensive cross-platform portfolio of digital assets jointly managed by the NBA and Turner Sports including NBA TV, NBA.com, the NBA App, NBA League Pass, and NBAGLeague.com.