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NBA TV Upcoming Programming Features Several of League’s Biggest Stars – LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, James Harden & Dwyane Wade – in Action

Beyond the Paint Interview with Dwyane Wade to Premiere Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 p.m. ET

 Tuesday’s Fan Night Doubleheader to Feature Eastern Conference Finals Rematch with Raptors vs. Cavaliers at 7 p.m. & Bulls vs. Trail Blazers at 10 p.m.

NBA TV’s weekly programming highlights will include five live game telecasts over four nights, beginning with Friday night’s Western Conference showdown (Nov. 11) between elite point guards when the Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook host the LA Clippers and Chris Paul at 8 p.m. ET.

The network’s original programming over the next week will also include all-new episodes of Beyond the Paint and Inside Stuff, in addition to 10 Before Tip (with Jared Greenberg live on-site from Cleveland on Tuesday, Nov. 15) and The Starters.

Live Game Action – Five Games in Four Days

In addition to Friday’s Thunder/Clippers game, NBA TV’s upcoming game schedule will include:

  • Saturday, Nov. 12, at 9 p.m.Detroit Pistons and Andre Drummond vs. Denver Nuggets and Emmanuel Mudiay
  • Monday, Nov. 14, at 8 p.m.Philadelphia 76ers and Joel Embiid vs. Houston Rockets and James Harden
  • Tuesday, Nov. 15, beginning at 7 p.m. – A Fan Night doubleheader featuring an Eastern Conference Finals rematch – the defending NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James vs. the Toronto Raptors and Kyle Lowry – at 7 p.m., followed by the Chicago Bulls and Dwyane Wade visiting the Portland Trail Blazers and Damian Lillard at 10 p.m.

Dwyane Wade Sits Down with Matt Winer on Beyond the Paint – Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 p.m.

Beyond the Paint will visit with Chicago native Dwyane Wade in the 2016-17 premiere episode tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 p.m.  During an interview with host Matt Winer, the new Chicago Bull touches on the tragic murder of his cousin as he first arrived in Chicago, the city’s ‘Peace Games’ and his family opening a new recreation center attached to their church.  In the piece, Hall of Famer and fellow Chicago native Isiah Thomas also weighs in on Chicago’s recent gun violence.

Click here for a clip from tomorrow night’s episode featuring Wade

The monthly magazine-style show will also profile Dallas Mavericks Head Coach Rick Carlisle and his love of aviation, in addition to how basketball is kept alive in Seattle through a Pro-Am league.

Atlanta Native and New Hawk Dwight Howard Featured on Inside Stuff – Saturday, Nov. 12, at 6:30 p.m.

On this week’s all-new episode of Inside Stuff, Atlanta Hawks Dwight Howard will chat with NBA TV’s Steve Smith about coming home to Atlanta and wearing Smith’s old jersey No. 8 on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 6:30 p.m.

The show will also visit with Bulls’ guard Jimmy Butler in a feature called Playlist that goes in-depth with players on their interest in music, style and clothing.  Inside Stuff will also recap Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves’ visit to the NBA Store in New York.  Jam Session will feature “Kids” by OneRepublic and will feature many of the leading rookies from around the league.

10 Before Tip and The Starters to Air Daily Episodes, Monday-Friday

The network’s half-hour 10 Before Tip studio show will continue to offer news, notes and the latest updates for what fans need to know leading up to tip-off and will be live in Cleveland on Tuesday.  Hosted by Greenberg, the show will include guests from around the league, including reporters, on-air personalities and fantasy experts.  Greenberg will contribute to Fan Night coverage and The Starters on Tuesday.

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 Monday-Friday.

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