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TNTs NBA Playoff Action Continues with Weekend Doubleheaders

 

TNT’s coverage of the NBA Playoffs will continue with doubleheader action this weekend beginning Saturday, April 25, with Game 3 between the Atlanta Hawks and Brooklyn Nets at 3 p.m. ET and Game 4 featuring the Chicago Bulls and Milwaukee Bucks 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 26 – the Toronto Raptors vs. Washington Wizards at 6:30 p.m. and the Houston Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks at 9 p.m.  The NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader show will preview the game coverage at 6 p.m.

TNT’s upcoming schedule, along with scenarios for Monday’s game lineup:

 

Time (ET)                    Game/Commentators                      

Saturday, April 25        

2:30 p.m.           NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader

Ernie Johnson (host), Charles Barkley (analyst), Shaquille O’Neal (analyst) and Kenny Smith (analyst)

                                  

3 p.m.           Atlanta Hawks at Brooklyn Nets, Game 3

Marv Albert (play-by-play), Chris Webber (analyst) and David Aldridge (reporter)

 

5:30 p.m.         Chicago Bulls at Milwaukee Bucks, Game 4

Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Steve Smith (analyst) and Allie LaForce (reporter)

                                  

Sunday, April 26          

6 p.m.   NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader

Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O’Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

                                  

6:30 p.m.           Toronto Raptors at Washington Wizards, Game 4

Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Grant Hill (analyst) and Kevin Ray (reporter)

 

9 p.m.   Houston Rockets at Dallas Mavericks, Game 4

Kevin Harlan (play-by-play), Reggie Miller (analyst) and Rebecca Haarlow (reporter)

 

Postgame           Inside the NBA presented by Kia

Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O’Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

                                  

Monday, April 27          

                                  

If the Milwaukee Bucks defeat the Chicago Bulls in Game 4:

                                  

8 p.m.   NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader

Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O’Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

                                  

               Milwaukee Bucks at Chicago Bulls, Game 5

                Anderson (play-by-play), Smith (analyst) and LaForce (reporter)

                                  

10:30 p.m.         Memphis Grizzlies at Portland Trail Blazers, Game 4

 Kevin Calabro (play-by-play), Brent Barry (analyst) and Lewis Johnson (reporter)

                                  

            Atlanta Hawks at Brooklyn Nets, Game 4 (televised on NBA TV)

Spero Dedes (play-by-play), Mike Fratello (analyst) and Aldridge (reporter)

                            

If the Chicago Bulls defeat the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 4:

                                  

8 p.m.   NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader

Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O’Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

                                  

               Atlanta Hawks at Brooklyn Nets, Game 4

               Albert (play-by-play), Webber (analyst) and Aldridge (reporter)

                                  

10:30 p.m.         Memphis Grizzlies at Portland Trail Blazers, Game 4

 Calabro (play-by-play), Barry (analyst) and Johnson (reporter)

                                                                    

TNT, in its 31st consecutive year of NBA coverage, is the home to more than 40 NBA Playoff games – the most of any network – including first and second round action and the exclusive presentation of the 2015 NBA Eastern Conference Finals.

TNT Overtime on NBA.com will continue to deliver enhanced coverage with exclusive content and analysis from TNT commentators. The unique companion experience – which is sponsored by Sprite and Nissan during the playoffs – allows fans to watch the game via four alternate camera angles including slow motion replays.  The product also provides an opportunity for fans to interact in real-time with an NBA expert and other fans via Twitter, receive enhanced stats and vote on the outcome of each playoff game. 

Additionally, live streaming coverage of all NBA on TNT playoff games is available via 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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