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TNT’s NBA Playoffs Coverage Continues Tomorrow, Saturday, April 23, with the First of Three Straight Days of Doubleheader Action

TNT’s NBA Playoffs coverage will continue with three consecutive days of doubleheader action beginning tomorrow, Saturday, April 23, with Game 4 between the Toronto Raptors and Indiana Pacers at 3 p.m. ET and Game 3 of the Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets series at 5:30 p.m.  Coverage will begin with the NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader pre-game show at 2:30 p.m.

The network’s schedule will also include a pair of Game 4 showdowns on Sunday, April 24 – the Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Celtics at 6 p.m. and the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons at 8:30 p.m.  The NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader show will preview the game coverage at 6 p.m.

Doubleheader coverage on Monday, April 25, will showcase Game 5 between the Dallas Mavericks and Oklahoma City Thunder at 8 p.m., followed by Game 4 between the Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers at 10:30 p.m.  The NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader show will preview the game coverage at 8 p.m.

The network’s NBA Playoff coverage features the Sports Emmy Award-winning studio team of host Ernie Johnson alongside Hall of Famer Charles Barkley, 2016 Hall of Fame inductee Shaquille O’Neal and two-time NBA Champion Kenny Smith providing pregame analysis, halftime updates and extensive postgame coverage on Inside the NBA presented by Kia.

2016 NBA on TNT Playoffs Schedule

Saturday, April 23

2:30 p.m. - NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader
Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O’Neal

3 p.m. - Toronto Raptors vs. Indiana Pacers, Game 4
Marv Albert, Kevin McHale, Kevin Ray

5:30 p.m. - Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets, Game 3
Ian Eagle, Brent Barry, Rebecca Haarlow

Sunday, April 24

6 p.m. - TNT NBA Tip-Off Presented by Autotrader
Johnson, Barkley, Smith, O’Neal

Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Celtics, Game 4
Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Kristen Ledlow

8:30 p.m. - Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons, Game 4
Brian Anderson, Steve Smith, Craig Sager

Postgame - Inside the NBA presented by Kia
Johnson, Barkley, Smith, O’Neal

Monday, April 25

8 p.m. - TNT NBA Tip-Off Presented by Autotrader
Johnson, Barkley, Smith, O’Neal

Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, Game 5
Eagle, Barry, Lewis Johnson

10:30 p.m. - Los Angeles Clippers vs. Portland Trail Blazers, Game 4
Albert, McHale, Jaime Maggio

Postgame - Inside the NBA presented by Kia
Johnson, Barkley, Smith, O’Neal

TNT, in its 32nd consecutive year of NBA coverage, will televise more than 40 NBA Playoff games – the most of any network – including first and second round action and the exclusive presentation of the 2016 NBA Western Conference Finals.

TNT Overtime on NBA.com, sponsored by Nissan, Verizon and Ruffles, will deliver enhanced coverage for over 30 playoff games – more than ever before – with exclusive content and analysis from TNT commentators. The unique companion experience allows fans to watch the game via four alternate camera angles including replay clips.  The product also provides an opportunity for fans to interact in real-time with other fans via Twitter and Instagram, receive enhanced stats and vote on which player to follow on each team.

Additionally, live streaming coverage of all NBA on TNT playoff games is available via http://www.tntdrama.com/watchtnt and the Watch TNT app.  Fans are able to access the games whenever and wherever they desire by logging in with the user name and password provided by their TV service provider.

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