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TNT Tips Off Conference Semifinal Coverage with Spurs/Thunder Tomorrow, Saturday, April 30, at 8:30 p.m. ET

TNT’s NBA Playoffs coverage will continue tomorrow, Saturday, April 30, with Game 1 of the Conference Semifinal match-up between the Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs at 8:30 p.m. ET. NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader will preview the game coverage with a 30-minute pre-game show at 8 p.m.

If three First Round Game 7 matchups are played on Sunday, May 1, TNT will televise the deciding showdown between the Indiana Pacers and Toronto Raptors at 8 p.m.  TNT will also televise the Pacers/Raptors, Game 7, if the Portland/L.A. Clippers series ends in six games tonight and a Game 7 is required in both the Charlotte/Miami and Pacers/Raptors series.  If TNT televises Pacers/Raptors, Game 7, NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader will preview the action at 7:30 p.m.

Eastern and Western Conference Semifinal coverage will continue with a TNT doubleheader on Monday, May 2 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks, Game 1, at 7 p.m., followed by the Spurs/Thunder, Game 2, at 9:30 p.m.

TNT’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 30

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

8:30 p.m. - Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs, Game 1
Marv Albert, Chris Webber, Craig Sager

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

Sunday, May 1 (if necessary)*

7:30 p.m. - TNT NBA Tip-Off Presented by Autotrader
Johnson, Barkley, Smith, O’Neal

8 p.m. - Indiana Pacers vs. Toronto Raptors, Game 7
Ian Eagle, Brent Barry, Kevin Ray

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

Monday, May 2

7 p.m. - Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, Game 1
Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Lewis Johnson

9:30 p.m. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs, Game 2
Albert, Webber, Sager

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

*Pacers vs. Raptors will be televised on TNT if three First Round Game 7 matchups are necessary on Sunday –OR– the Portland/L.A. Clippers series ends in Game 6 tonight AND Game 7s are necessary in the Miami/Charlotte AND Indiana/Toronto series

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 continue to 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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