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NBA TVs Upcoming Game Schedule to Feature Key Showdowns for Playoff Positioning

 

Shaquille O’Neal to Guest Host NBA Inside Stuff presented by Samsung Galaxy from his Orlando Home 

NBA TV’s upcoming game schedule will feature several games showcasing teams competing for playoff positioning including the Western Conference’s Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Oklahoma City Thunder and Portland Trail Blazers.  The upcoming schedule will include two matchups between the Trail Blazers and Damian Lillard against the Phoenix Suns and Eric Bledsoe — tonight, Friday, March 27, at 10 p.m. ET, and Monday, March 30, at 10 p.m.  Additionally, the Oklahoma City Thunder and MVP candidate Russell Westbrook will face the Suns on Sunday, March 29, at 9 p.m. In the Eastern Conference, the Indiana Pacers and Boston Celtics — both vying for the eighth playoff seed — will meet Wednesday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m.  

The network’s upcoming programming lineup will also include a new episode of NBA Inside Stuff presented by Samsung Galaxy on Saturday, March 28, at noon. Hosted by Kristen Ledlow with special guest co-host Shaquille O'Neal, the 30-minute show will be shot on location at O’Neal’s Orlando home. O’Neal and Ledlow will also renew their “rivalry" on the basketball court, as they challenge one another to a shooting competition. 

This week's episode will also feature NBA TV’s Rick Fox hosting a segment with Los Angeles Lakers' Nick Young giving a tour of his closet and demonstrating what makes “Swaggy P” so stylish. Additionally,  the show will include a “Court Vision” segment with Milwaukee's Michael Carter-Williams and a look at rebounding with Clippers center DeAndre Jordan.

NBA TV will also air a 30-minute special — High Tops: Plays of the Month — Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m.  Hosted by Brent Barry, the show will look back at the league’s top performances, defensive plays, rookie moments, best moves and more from the past month. 

Date

Friday, Mar. 27

Saturday, Mar 28

Sunday, Mar. 29

Monday, Mar. 30

 

Wednesday, April 1

 

Friday, April 3

Time (ET)

10 p.m.

12 p.m.

9 p.m.

7:30 p.m.

10 p.m.

7:30 p.m.

10 p.m.

7 p.m.

Matchup

Portland Trail Blazers at Phoenix Suns

NBA Inside Stuff presented by Samsung Galaxy

Oklahoma City Thunder at Phoenix Suns

Houston Rockets at Toronto Raptors

Phoenix Suns at Portland Trail Blazers

Indiana Pacers at Boston Celtics

L.A. Clippers at Portland Trail Blazers

High Tops: Play of the Month

 

 

 

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Media Contacts:

 

Tony Morreale, Turner Sports                          404-575-7401             tony.morreale@turner.com

Audrey Brees, Turner Sports                           404-885-4098             audrey.brees@turner.com