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NBA on TNT Action Continues Thursday, Feb. 5 Clippers vs. Cavaliers & Suns vs. Trail Blazers at 8 p.m. ET

NBA on TNT’s regular season coverage presented by State Farm will continue Thursday, Feb. 5, with a doubleheader featuring the Los Angeles Clippers and All–Star Chris Paul visiting the Cleveland Cavaliers and All-Star LeBron James at 8 p.m. ET, followed by the Portland Trail Blazers and All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge hosting the Phoenix Suns and rising point guard Isaiah Thomas at 10:30 p.m.  Marv Albert will call the Clippers vs. Cavaliers game alongside analysts Reggie Miller and Charles Barkley and reporter Lewis Johnson, while Kevin Harlan will provide play-by-play for the Suns vs. Trail Blazers matchup with analyst Mike Fratello and reporter Rachel Nichols. 

Leading into the doubleheader, TNT will televise the announcement of the 2015 State Farm All-Star Saturday Night participants during a special one-hour TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com pre-game show at 7 p.m.  The telecast will include the announcement of the Degree Shooting Stars, Taco Bell Skills Challenge and Foot Locker Three-Point Contest participants, as well as a preview of Sprite Slam Dunk and previously announced participants including Giannis Antetokounmpo, Zach LaVine, Victor Oladipo and Mason Plumlee. 

Ernie Johnson will host the pre-game show, halftime updates and TNT’s Sports Emmy® Award-winning Inside the NBA presented by Kia following the doubleheader with analysts Kenny Smith, Shaquille O’Neal and Chris Webber.

Live streaming coverage of all NBA on TNT games is available via 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. Additionally, enhanced live streaming coverage of select NBA on TNT games is available via TNT Overtime (http://www.nba.com/tntovertime/).

Upcoming NBA on TNT Schedule: 

Date

Time (ET)

Game / Commentators

Thursday, Feb. 5

7 p.m.

TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com

Ernie Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal, Kenny Smith, Chris Webber

 

 

 

 

8 p.m.

Los Angeles Clippers @ Cleveland Cavaliers

Marv Albert, Reggie Miller, Charles Barkley, Lewis Johnson

 

 

 

 

10:30 p.m.

Phoenix Suns @ Portland Trail Blazers

Kevin Harlan, Mike Fratello, Rachel Nichols

 

 

 

 

Post-game

Inside the NBA presented by Kia

Johnson, O’Neal, Smith, Webber

 

 

 

Tuesday, Feb. 10

8 p.m.

Houston Rockets @ Phoenix Suns

Brian Anderson, Webber, Grant Hill, Allie LaForce

 

 

 

 

10:30 p.m.

Denver Nuggets @ Los Angeles Lakers

Harlan, Miller, Nichols

 

 

 

 

Post-game

Inside the NBA presented by Kia

Johnson, O’Neal, Smith, Barkley

 

Turner Sports, marking its 31st consecutive year of NBA coverage, will feature a 53-game regular-season schedule on TNT.  Additionally, TNT is the exclusive home of NBA Thursday Night doubleheaders, the NBA All-Star Weekend and more NBA Playoff games than any other network including first and second round action along with the exclusive presentation of the 2015 NBA Eastern Conference Finals.  

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Media Contacts:

Nate Smeltz, Turner Sports

404-827-4786

nate.smeltz@turner.com

Audrey Brees, Turner Sports

404-885-4098

Audrey.brees@turner.com