NBA TV Upcoming Playoff Schedule to Feature Back-to-Back Nights of Live Game Action Starting with Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics, Game 5, on Tuesday, April 24, at 7 p.m. ET
Monday, April 23, 2018
NBA TV will continue its live game coverage with back-to-back nights of originally produced first round NBA Playoff games starting with a Game 5 featuring the Milwaukee Bucks and Giannis Antetokounmpo visiting the Boston Celtics and Al Horford on Tuesday, April 24, at 7 p.m. ET. Spero Dedes will call the game along with analyst Mike Fratello and reporter Ros Gold-Onwude.
The network will showcase a Playoff doubleheader on Wednesday, April 25, with the first of two Game 5 telecasts as the Washington Wizards and John Wall will visit the Toronto Raptors and DeMar DeRozan at 7 p.m. Later that night, the Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook will host the Utah Jazz and Ricky Rubio at 9:30 p.m. Dedes, Fratello and Jared Greenberg will be on the call for Wizards/Raptors, while Pete Pranica, Greg Anthony and Dennis Scott will call Jazz/Thunder.
All NBA TV playoff telecasts will include mic’d coaches to bring fans closer to the action.
Each NBA TV game night will include the Autotrader Pregame Show, American Express Halftime Report and NBA GameTime Presented by Kia postgame show.
• NBA TV’s signature NBA GameTime studio show – including a deep rotation of leading basketball commentators – will provide highlights, news and analysis throughout the NBA Playoffs. Additional programming highlights include The Starters, airing Monday-Fridays, regularly at 5:30 or 6:30 p.m. through The Finals, and Playoff Playback, 60-minute versions of each playoff game.
• NBA TV is a part of NBA Digital, the NBA's extensive cross-platform portfolio of digital assets jointly managed by the NBA and Turner Sports including NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA League Pass, NBA League Pass Broadband, NBA App, NBAGLEAGUE.com and WNBA.com.