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NBA Playoffs on TNT Round 1 presented by Hulu Coverage Continues with Three Straight Nights of Doubleheader Action

Network to Showcase Pair of Game 4 Telecasts Tonight, Monday, April 23, with Rockets/Timberwolves at 8 p.m. ET & Thunder/Jazz at 10:30 p.m.

NBA Playoffs on TNT Round 1 Presented by Hulu coverage will continue with three consecutive nights of doubleheader action starting with a pair of Game 4 telecasts tonight, Monday, April 23, at 8 p.m. ET, with the Houston Rockets and James Harden visiting the Minnesota Timberwolves and Karl-Anthony Towns, followed by the Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook facing the Utah Jazz and Ricky Rubio at 10:30 p.m.
The network's coverage will continue on Tuesday, April 24, with two Game 5 telecasts, starting with the Philadelphia 76ers and Joel Embiid hosting the Miami Heat and Dwyane Wade at 8 p.m., followed by the San Antonio Spurs and LaMarcus Aldridge visiting the Golden State Warriors and Kevin Durant at 10:30 p.m.

TNT will showcase a second straight night of Game 5 action on Wednesday, April 25, starting with the Indiana Pacers and Victor Oladipo visiting the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James at 7 p.m., followed by the Rockets hosting the Timberwolves at 9:30 p.m.

TNT will televise more than 40 NBA Playoff games – the most of any network – including First Round and Conference Semifinals action and the exclusive presentation of the 2018 NBA Western Conference Finals.TNT’s NBA Playoffs coverage features the Sports Emmy Award-winning studio team of host Ernie Johnson alongside Hall of Famers Charles Bar

kley and Shaquille O’Neal and two-time NBA Champion Kenny Smith providing analysis during the TNT NBA Tip-Off Presented by Autotrader pregame show and the American Express Halftime Report, with extensive postgame coverage on Inside the NBA presented by Kia.

Segments from Area 21 – with TNT analyst Kevin Garnett and special guests each week – are incorporated into studio coverage on Tuesdays, with additional Area 21 content available exclusively across KG Area 21social media handles.
The network's live game schedule and telecast notes follow.

• Monday, April 23

8 p.m. ET - TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader
Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith & Shaquille O'Neal

8 p.m. - Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves, Game 4
Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller & Kristen Ledlow

10:30 p.m. - Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Utah Jazz, Game 4
Ian Eagle, Brent Berry & Dennis Scott

Postgame - Inside the NBA presented by KIA
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O'Neal

• Tuesday, April 24

8 p.m. ET - TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O'Neal

8 p.m. - Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers, Game 5
Brian Anderson, Kevin McHale & Rebecca Haarlow

10:30 p.m. - San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors, Game 5
Marv Albert, Chris Webber & David Aldridge

Postgame - Inside the NBA presented by KIA
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O'Neal

• Wednesday, April 25

7 p.m. ET - TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O'Neal

7 p.m. - Indiana Pacers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, Game 5
Eagle, Barry & Allie LaForce

9:30 p.m. - Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Houston Rockets, Game 5
Harlan, Miller & Ledlow

Postgame - Inside the NBA presented by KIA
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O'Neal

• The Western Conference Finals – in addition to select First Round and Conference Semifinals games – will be available in immersive virtual reality through the NBA on TNT VR app powered by Intel® True VR, available for Samsung Gear VR and Google Daydream headsets.

• TNT Overtime on NBA.com and via the NBA App will deliver enhanced coverage for more than 30 playoff games with exclusive content and analysis from TNT commentators.  The unique companion experience allows fans to watch the game via one of four alternate camera angles (action, backboard, home and away) or all four angles at once. TNT Overtime’s highlights, stats and play–by–play integrations will be available alongside the live game experience. Opening round sponsors for TNT Overtime include Exxon, Cisco, Chipotle, and Head & Shoulders.

• Live streaming coverage of all NBA on TNT playoff games is available via http://www.tntdrama.com/watchtnt and the Watch TNT app.  Fans are able to access the games whenever and wherever they desire by logging in with the user name and password provided by their TV service provider.