NBA TV’s Upcoming Live Game Coverage to Include Doubleheader with Heat and Dwyane Wade at Bulls and Pau Gasol on Fri., March 11, at 8 p.m. ET, Followed by Knicks and Carmelo Anthony at Clippers and Chris Paul at 10:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Additional Live Games Include Conference Showdowns with NBA TV Fan Night’s Clippers/Spurs on Tuesday, March 15 at 8:30 p.m. & Pacers/Hawks on Sun., March 13 at 6 p.m.
Original Programming to Include 3D TV and NBA Inside Stuff Premieres on Sat., March 12, at noon and 6:30 p.m., Respectively, Plus a New Episode of Beyond the Paint on Tues., March 15 at 11:30 p.m.
NBA TV will feature four upcoming live games, starting with a doubleheader showcasing the Miami Heat and Dwyane Wade visiting the Chicago Bulls and Pau Gasol on Fri., March 11 at 8 p.m. ET, followed by the New York Knicks and Carmelo Anthony at the Los Angeles Clippers and Chris Paul at 10:30 p.m.
Additionally, NBA TV Fan Night will feature a Western Conference showdown as the San Antonio Spurs and Kawhi Leonard host the Clippers on Tues., March 15 at 8:30 p.m. Host Vince Cellini and analysts Greg Anthony and Isiah Thomas will offer analysis during the Autotrader Pregame Show at 8 p.m., throughout the telecast and during the American Express Halftime Report, along with NBA GameTime presented by Kia post-game coverage. Upcoming live game coverage will also include the Indiana Pacers and Paul George visiting the Atlanta Hawks and Paul Millsap on Sun., March 13 at 6 p.m.
An all-new episode of NBA Inside Stuff presented by Samsung, with Kristen Ledlow and guest host Steve Smith, will premiere Sat., March 12, at 6:30 p.m. The episode will include Ledlow talking college basketball with the New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis, Washington Wizards’ John Wall and the Golden State Warriors’ Andre Iguodala as March Madness approaches. The show also accompanies Wade as the NBA All-Star visits Harvard Business School, goes behind the scenes for a Sports Illustrated photo shoot with Golden State’s Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson, and tells the story of how Utah Jazz executive Richard Smith helped Chen Yue become the first woman from China to play college basketball in the United States. “Jam Session” this week will be “Footsteps” by Pop Evil.
An all-new episode of Beyond the Paint, the monthly magazine-style show hosted by Matt Winer, will air on Tues., March 15 at 11:30 p.m. Highlights include a look at this year’s Butler University basketball team, which has overcome the tragic losses of former player Andrew Smith in January and the infant son of basketball staffer Emerson Kampen a few weeks later, to likely reach the NCAA tournament this spring. Additional features include a profile on longtime basketball executive Jerry Colangelo and a look at the operational demands when a team plays in back-to-back games.
This month’s 3D TV – on Sat., March 12 at noon – includes Scott sitting down with Thompson to discuss the Warriors’ season, and a behind the scenes look at Curry, Green and coach Steve Kerr during a recent shootaround. Former Foot Locker Three-Point Contest winner Marco Belinelli of the Sacramento Kings is featured in the show’s “Shooter’s Paradise” segment while Philadelphia’s Robert Covington will be spotlighted in the “Stay Ready” portion of the show.
NBA CrunchTime, which brings fans the best down-to-the-wire action from the around the league, will air Sat., March 12; Mon., March 14; and Wed., March 16 at 9 p.m.