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TNTs NBA Playoff Coverage Continues with Three Consecutive Nights of Doubleheader Action

TNT’s coverage of the NBA Playoffs will continue tonight, April 28, featuring the Dallas Mavericks visiting the Houston Rockets (Game 5) at 8 p.m. ET, followed by the Los Angeles Clippers hosting the San Antonio Spurs (Game 5) at 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday’s coverage (April 29) will include a pair of Game 5 matchups with the Brooklyn Nets visiting the Atlanta Hawks at 7 p.m., and the Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Portland Trail Blazers at 9:30 p.m.

On Thursday, April 30, TNT’s coverage will feature two Game 6 matchups with the Chicago Bulls visiting the Milwaukee Bucks at 7 p.m., followed by the Clippers vs. Spurs at 9:30 p.m. 

TNT’s coverage all three nights will include the NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader pre-game show (Tuesday at 8 p.m.; Wednesday/Thursday at 7 p.m.).

The upcoming TNT NBA Playoffs schedule through Thursday, April 30:

 

Time (ET)                    Game/Commentators                               

Tuesday, April 28           

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

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

                                   

              Dallas Mavericks at Houston Rockets, Game 5

Marv Albert (play-by-play), Chris Webber (analyst) and Rebecca Haarlow (reporter)

 

10:30 p.m.     San Antonio Spurs at Los Angeles Clippers, Game 5

Kevin Harlan (play-by-play), Reggie Miller (analyst) and Jaime Maggio (reporter)

 

Postgame     Inside the NBA presented by Kia

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

                                   

Wednesday, April 29      

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

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

                                   

                 Brooklyn Nets at Atlanta Hawks, Game 5

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

                                   

9:30 p.m.       Portland Trail Blazers at Memphis Grizzlies, Game 5

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

                                   

Postgame     Inside the NBA presented by Kia

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

                                   

Thursday, April 30         

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

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

                                   

                      Chicago Bulls at Milwaukee Bucks, Game 6

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

                                   

9:30 p.m.       Los Angeles Clippers at San Antonio Spurs, Game 6

Harlan (play-by-play), Miller (analyst) and Maggio (reporter)

                                   

Postgame     Inside the NBA presented by Kia

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

                                   

  Houston Rockets at Dallas Mavericks, Game 6 (* if necessary, NBA TV to televise at 8 p.m.)

Albert (play-by-play), Webber (analyst) and Haarlow (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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