NBA TV to Present Expansive Live NBA Trade Deadline Coverage – Simulcast on NBA TV’s Facebook Page & NBA.com – Thursday, Feb. 18, at 2 p.m. ET
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
NBA TV Original Programming Lineup Includes Shaqtin’ a Fool: Midseason Awards Special, Tonight, Feb. 16, at 10 p.m. & All-New Episode of Beyond the Paint, Tomorrow, Feb. 17, at 10:30 p.m.
Network to Also Highlight NBA All-Star 2016 with Special Episodes of After Dark with Rick Fox; 3D TV & NBA Inside Stuff presented by Samsung
NBA TV will be the destination for NBA trade deadline news throughout the day on Thursday, Feb. 18, including live studio coverage from 2-4 p.m. ET. The network’s trade deadline special will be simulcast on NBA TV’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/nbatv/) and NBA.com (www.NBA.com/live1). Studio coverage will be hosted by Matt Winer, David Aldridge, Stu Jackson and Sekou Smith, with additional NBA.com reporters providing updates from select NBA markets throughout the show. Hourly trade deadline updates will begin at 9 a.m. and continue leading up to the 2 p.m. telecast.
Upcoming NBA TV original programming will also include the Shaqtin’ a Fool: Midseason Awards Special, tonight, Feb. 16, at 10 p.m. The special will review some of the best bloopers of the first half of the NBA season, hosted by Shaquille O’Neal, Dennis Scott and Jared Greenberg.
An all-new episode of Beyond the Paint, the monthly magazine-style show hosted by Matt Winer, will air tomorrow, Feb. 17, at 10:30 p.m. Highlights include the Washington Wizards’ Kelly Oubre, Jr. talking to David Aldridge about how his use of virtual reality has improved his shooting; the story of Jim Justice, the billionaire owner of The Greenbrier Resorts who also coaches high school basketball and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar taking a walk down memory lane with his memorabilia collection.
Washington’s Kelly Oubre, Jr. uses virtual reality to improve his shooting game West Virginia billionaire and high school basketball coach Jim Justice Kareem Abdul-Jabbar takes a walk down memory lane with his memorabilia collection
NBA TV will highlight NBA All-Star 2016 in all new episodes of After Dark with Rick Fox, tonight, Feb. 16 at 10:30 p.m. ET, 3D TV hosted by Dennis Scott on Saturday, Feb. 20 at noon ET and NBA Inside Stuff presented by Samsung, with co-hosts Grant Hill and Kristen Ledlow on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m.
Fox will showcase some of the top moments he experienced last weekend in Toronto, including inside access from the 2016 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game and All-Star parties, in addition to visits from celebrities Vin Diesel, Jason Sudeikis, Nelly Furtado, Snoop Dogg and Charles Oakley, among others.
3D TV will feature Scott’s behind the scenes access from the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest with Golden State’s Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry, in addition to an interview with Toronto Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri.
Hill and Ledlow were also in Toronto, where they profiled 18-time All-Star Kobe Bryant’s final All-Star Game, along with rookies Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks and Taco Bell Skills Challenge winner Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves.
On the Shoulders of Giants: The Story of the Greatest Team You Never Heard Of, an award-winning historical documentary co-written by Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse, will make its NBA TV premiere tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 8 p.m. The film, from Iconomy Entertainment and directed by Deborah Morales, tells the story of the Harlem Rens, an all-African American basketball team in New York in 1939.
NBA TV’s live game coverage will continue Monday, Feb. 22, when the Golden State Warriors and All-Stars Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green visit the Atlanta Hawks and All-Stars Paul Millsap and Al Horford at 8 p.m., followed by the Phoenix Suns and Foot Locker Three Point finalist Devin Booker visiting the Los Angeles Clippers and All-Star Chris Paul at 10:30 p.m.
NBA TV Fan Night will continue on Tuesday, Feb. 23, with the New Orleans Pelicans and All-Star Anthony Davis visiting the Washington Wizards and All-Star John Wall at 7 p.m., followed by the Portland Trail Blazers and Damian Lillard hosting the Brooklyn Nets and Brook Lopez at 10 p.m. Host Ernie Johnson and analysts Chris Webber and Greg Anthony will offer analysis during the Autotrader Pregame Show at 6:30 p.m., throughout the telecast and during the American Express Halftime Report, along with NBA GameTime presented by Kia post-game coverage.