NBA on TNT Presented by State Farm Doubleheader to Feature Celtics/Bulls & Lakers/Kings on Thursday, Jan. 7, at 8 p.m. ET

Special One-Hour NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader to be Televised Live from CES in Las Vegas at 7 p.m.

TNT’s NBA coverage will feature a doubleheader on Thursday, Jan. 7, beginning with an Eastern Conference clash between the Boston Celtics and Isaiah Thomas and the Chicago Bulls and Jimmy Butler at 8 p.m. ET.  In the second game of the night, the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant will visit the Sacramento Kings and DeMarcus Cousins at 10:30 p.m.

A special one-hour TNT NBA Tip-off presented by Autotrader pregame show with host Ernie Johnson and analysts Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal will be televised live from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas at 7 p.m.  Inside the NBA presented by Kia will recap the night’s action following the doubleheader, with the studio team also providing halftime updates throughout the evening.

Marv Albert (play-by-play), analyst Chris Webber and reporter Lewis Johnson will provide commentary for Celtics/Bulls, with Kevin Harlan (play-by-play) joined by analyst Reggie Miller and reporter David Aldridge for Lakers/Kings.

Live streaming coverage of all NBA on TNT games is available via 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.

NBA on TNT Upcoming Regular Season Schedule - Thursday, Jan. 7

7 p.m. ET - TNT NBA Tip-off presented by Autotrader (live from CES in Las Vegas)
Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O’Neal

8 p.m. - Boston Celtics @ Chicago Bulls
Marv Albert, Chris Webber, Lewis Johnson

10:30 p.m. - Los Angeles Lakers @ Sacramento Kings
Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, David Aldridge

Postgame - Inside the NBA presented by Kia
E. Johnson, Barkley, Smith, O’Neal

Turner Sports, marking its 32nd 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 2016 NBA Western Conference Finals.  The network will also televise a blockbuster Martin Luther King Day doubleheader this season. 

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