NBA TV’s Fan Night to Showcase Houston Rockets and James Harden Hosting Orlando Magic and Serge Ibaka, Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 8 p.m. ET
Thursday, February 2, 2017
New Art of the Triple Double Video Series to Debut Across NBA Digital Platforms Beginning Monday, Feb. 6
Premiere Episodes of NBA Inside Stuff & High Tops: Plays of the Month to Air Saturday, Feb. 4
NBA TV’s upcoming live game coverage will feature a Fan Night matchup on Tuesday, Feb. 7, between the Houston Rockets with Western Conference All-Star starter James Harden and the Orlando Magic with Serge Ibaka at 8 p.m. ET. Host Matt Winer will be joined in the studio by analysts Greg Anthony, Kevin McHale and Chris Webber with reporter Dennis Scott on-site for pregame coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Additionally, the Art of the Triple Double, a new series of originally produced vignettes and custom content, will appear across NBA Digital platforms – including NBA TV’s GameTime, NBA.com and NBA TV’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram feeds – launching Monday, Feb. 6. The series, hosted by NBA TV’s Vince Cellini, will include at least 10 pieces and explore the proliferation of triple doubles this season, most specifically by Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook and Houston’s James Harden. NBA TV analyst Isiah Thomas, Magic Johnson (2nd most triple doubles all-time), Jason Kidd (3rd), Larry Bird (6th) and Grant Hill (tied-11th) will share their thoughts throughout the series.
New Episode of NBA Inside Stuff to Air Saturday, Feb. 4, at 6:30 p.m.
This week’s all-new episode of Inside Stuff – premiering on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 6:30 p.m. – with co-hosts Grant Hill and Kristen Ledlow will include Ledlow visiting with Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson. Saturday’s show will also preview Paul Pierce’s return to Boston – where he won a championship and NBA Finals MVP in 2008 – before the Clippers visit the Celtics on Sunday, Feb. 5. Additionally, Westbrook and Cameron Payne’s pregame dance moves will be showcased and Houston Head Coach Mike D’Antoni explains his passion for the game in a segment titled Why I Coach. Jam Session will showcase “Castle on the Hill” by Ed Sheeran.
Additional Programming Highlights
An all-new episode of High Tops: Plays of the Month, hosted by NBA TV’s Brent Barry, will debut on Saturday, Feb. 4, at Noon. The episode will re-air in primetime that night at 8:30 p.m.
NBA TV’s The Starters, the daily 30-minute studio show that recaps the most entertaining moments from around the NBA, is co-hosted by J.E. Skeets and Tas Melas, along with Trey Kerby and Leigh Ellis with new episodes airing regularly at 7 p.m. Tonight’s episode will feature January’s Pick ‘Em Payoff, complete with Groundhog Day-related fun, at 5:30 p.m.
The network’s half-hour 10 Before Tip studio show continues to be the destination for die-hard fans leading in to nightly game coverage with the latest from around the league right before tip-off. Host Jared Greenberg will be joined by guests from around the league including some of the top reporters, on-air personalities and fantasy experts, airing regularly on Monday-Friday at 6:30 p.m.
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