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NBA on TNT Presented by State Farm Doubleheader to Feature Matchup of Eastern Conference All-Stars – New York Knicks & Carmelo Anthony vs. Detroit Pistons & Andre Drummond – Thursday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. ET

NBA Western Conference All-Stars Meet When Los Angeles Lakers & 18-Time All-Star
Kobe Bryant Visit New Orleans Pelicans & Anthony Davis at 9:30 p.m.

Thursday’s Coverage to Include Announcement of Participants for State Farm All-Star Saturday Night
Events – Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Foot Locker Three-Point Contest & Verizon Slam Dunk

TNT’s upcoming NBA coverage will feature doubleheader action on Thursday, Feb. 4, beginning with a matchup of Eastern Conference All-Stars – the New York Knicks and All-Star starter Carmelo Anthony vs. the Detroit Pistons and All-Star Andre Drummond – at 7 p.m. ET.  In the second game of the night, the Los Angeles Lakers and 18-time NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant will visit the New Orleans Pelicans and fellow Western Conference All-Star Anthony Davis at 9:30 p.m.

Marv Albert (play-by-play), analysts Chris Webber and Reggie Miller and reporter Craig Sager will provide commentary for Knicks/Pistons, with Kevin Harlan (play-by-play) joined by analyst Brent Barry and reporter Ros Gold-Onwude for Lakers/Pelicans.

Thursday’s coverage will begin with a 15-minute pre-game segment – hosted by Ernie Johnson with analysts Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal – including the unveiling of participants for State Farm All-Star Saturday Night events – Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Foot Locker Three-Point Contest and Verizon Slam DunkInside the NBA presented by Kia with Johnson, Barkley, Smith and O’Neal will recap the night’s action following the doubleheader, while also providing pregame coverage and halftime updates throughout the evening.

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.

NBA on TNT Upcoming Regular Season Schedule

Thursday, Feb. 4

7 p.m. - New York Knicks @ Detroit Pistons
Marv Albert, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller, Craig Sager

9:30 p.m. - Los Angeles Lakers @ New Orleans Pelicans
Kevin Harlan, Brent Barry, Ros Gold-Onwude

Postgame - Inside the NBA presented by Kia
Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O’Neal

TNT is the exclusive home of extensive live coverage of NBA All-Star Weekend including all of the marquee events from Toronto. Programming highlights include the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, Feb. 12, at 9 p.m. ET; State Farm All-Star Saturday Night featuring the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Foot Locker Three-Point Contest and Verizon Slam Dunk on Saturday, Feb. 13, with event coverage starting at 8 p.m.; and the 2016 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 14, with pre-game coverage beginning at 7 p.m.

Marking its 32nd consecutive year of NBA coverage, Turner Sports features a 53-game regular-season schedule on TNT.  The network is the exclusive home of NBA Thursday Night doubleheaders, 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.

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