NBA on TNT Doubleheader to Feature MVP Candidates in Action – San Antonio Spurs & Kawhi Leonard vs. Oklahoma City Thunder & Russell Westbrook – Tomorrow, Thursday, March 9, at 8 p.m. ET
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Shaquille O’Neal to Serve as Players Only Game Analyst for Lakers/Nuggets on Monday, March 13
TNT’s NBA regular season doubleheader coverage will continue tomorrow, Thursday, March 9, with two of the NBA’s leading MVP candidates facing off as the San Antonio Spurs and Kawhi Leonard visit the Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook at 8 p.m. ET.
The network’s second telecast of the night will feature two of the NBA’s top rising stars in action as the Los Angeles Lakers and D’Angelo Russell visit the Phoenix Suns and Devin Booker at 10:30 p.m.
Marv Albert will provide play-by-play for Spurs/Thunder alongside analyst Chris Webber and reporter David Aldridge. Kevin Harlan, analyst Reggie Miller and reporter Lisa Leslie will call Lakers/Suns.
The Sports Emmy Award-winning studio team of Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal will provide analysis during Thursday’s pregame, halftime and the award-winning postgame Inside the NBA studio show.
The network’s regular season game schedule will continue with the third week of Players Only coverage on Monday, March 13, with the Atlanta Hawks vs. Spurs at 8 p.m. and Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets at 10:30 p.m. Greg Anthony (primary host/play-by-play), Kevin McHale, Richard “Rip” Hamilton and reporter Dennis Scott will be on the call of Hawks/Spurs, while O’Neal joins Brent Barry (primary host/play-by-play), former Lakers teammate Derek Fisher, and Leslie for Lakers/Nuggets at 10:30.
Some of the best moments from this past Monday’s Players Only coverage (click each link for a video clip):
Upcoming TNT coverage:
Thursday, March 9
8 p.m. – San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
Marv Albert, Chris Webber & David Aldridge
10:30 p.m. – Los Angeles Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns
Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller & Lisa Leslie
Inside the NBA presented by Kia
Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith & Shaquille O’Neal
Monday, March 13 – Players Only
8 p.m. – Atlanta Hawks vs. San Antonio Spurs
Greg Anthony, Kevin McHale, Richard “Rip” Hamilton & Dennis Scott
10:30 p.m. – Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets
Brent Barry, O’Neal, Derek Fisher & Leslie
Players Only Postgame presented by KIA
Chris Webber, Chris Bosh, Isiah Thomas & Baron Davis
Kevin Garnett & special guest in Area 21