TNT to Exclusively Present 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals -
Celtics vs. Cavaliers - Beginning Tomorrow, May 17, at 8:30 p.m. ET
NBA Awards on TNT Finalists to be Announced on Special 90-Minute NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader Ahead of Game 2 on Friday, May 19, Beginning at 7 p.m.
TNT will exclusively present coverage of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals - No. 1 seed Boston Celtics and Isaiah Thomas vs. defending NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James - beginning with Game 1 tomorrow, Wednesday, May 17, at 8:30 p.m. ET on TNT from Boston. Play-by-play announcer Marv Albert will call the series and be joined by analysts Chris Webber and Reggie Miller with reporters David Aldridge and Kristen Ledlow.
On site pregame, halftime and postgame coverage will be provided by the Inside the NBA presented by Kia studio team of Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith & Shaquille O'Neal throughout the Eastern Conference Finals. Baron Davis will join Johnson, Smith and O'Neal for tomorrow's Game 1 coverage.
NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader pregame coverage will begin at 8 p.m. each game night, except for a special 90-minute show on Friday, May 19, beginning at 7 p.m. ahead of Game 2. On Friday's show, the finalists for the Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year, Kia NBA Sixth Man Award, Kia NBA Most Improved Player and NBA Coach of the Year will be unveiled. The winners will be announced during the first-ever NBA Awards on TNT on Monday, June 26, at 9 p.m.
Following postgame coverage of Games 1-4, TNT will air Season 2 of The Dunk King presented by 5-hour ENERGY, showcasing 24 of the top amateur dunkers from around the globe and a $100,000 prize on the line. Season 1 winner Porter Mayberry will return to defend his title against the competitive field.
The network's live game schedule and telecast notes follow.