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TNT's Red-Hot NBA Playoffs Coverage Continues with Exclusive Presentation of 2018 NBA Western Conference Finals – Rockets vs. Warriors – Beginning Monday, May 14, at 9 p.m. ET

Thursday, May 10, 2018
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TNT's Red-Hot NBA Playoffs Coverage Continues with Exclusive Presentation of 2018 NBA Western Conference Finals – Rockets vs. Warriors – Beginning Monday, May 14, at 9 p.m. ET

Finalists for NBA Awards on TNT Announced During NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader Ahead of Game 2 on Wednesday, May 16, at 8 p.m.

The NBA Playoffs on TNT – which have propelled the network to the No. 1 rank across all of cable television for three straight weeks – will continue with exclusive coverage of the 2018 NBA Western Conference Finals presented by Hulu. The series will match the No. 1 seeded Houston Rockets and James Harden against the defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry, beginning with Game 1 on Monday, May 14, at 9 p.m. ET. TNT continues to deliver its most-viewed NBA Playoffs coverage since 2014, averaging 3.9 million viewers for its live game telecasts, +6% vs. last year.

Play-by-play announcer Marv Albert will call the series, joined by analysts Chris Webber and Reggie Miller with reporters David Aldridge and Kristen Ledlow. TNT’s award-winning Inside the NBA presented by Kia studio team of Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith & Shaquille O'Neal will provide on-site pregame, halftime and postgame coverage throughout the Western Conference Finals.

NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader pregame coverage will begin at 8 p.m. each game night, except for a 30-minute show on Sunday, May 20, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Additionally, Wednesday's show, airing in advance of Western Conference Finals Game 2, will include the unveiling of 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. The winners will be announced during the NBA Awards on TNT presented by Kia, held Monday, June 25, at 9 p.m. from Barker Hangar in Los Angeles.

The network's live game schedule and telecast notes follow.

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NBA Schedule
 
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Game 1 - Monday, May 14, at 9 p.m. ET from Houston, with pregame coverage beginning at 8 p.m.
Game 2 - Wednesday, May 16, at 9 p.m. from Houston, with pregame coverage announcing the 2018 NBA Awards finalists beginning at 8 p.m.
Game 3 - Sunday, May 20, at 8 p.m. from Golden State, with pregame coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Game 4 - Tuesday, May 22, at 9 p.m. from Golden State, with pregame coverage beginning at 8 p.m.
Game 5* - Thursday, May 24, at 9 p.m. from Houston, with pregame coverage beginning at 8 p.m. (*if necessary)
Game 6* - Saturday, May 26, at 9 p.m. from Golden State, with pregame coverage beginning at 8 p.m. (*if necessary)
Game 7* - Monday, May 28, at 9 p.m. from Houston, with pregame coverage beginning at 8 p.m. (*if necessary)
TNT Overtime on NBA.com and via the NBA App will deliver enhanced coverage for more than 30 playoff games with exclusive content and analysis from TNT commentators. The unique companion experience allows fans to watch the game via one of four alternate camera angles (action, backboard, home and away) or all four angles at once. TNT Overtime’s highlights, stats and play–by–play integrations will be available alongside the live game experience.
The entire Western Conference Finals will be available in immersive virtual reality through the NBA on TNT VR app powered by Intel® True VR, available for Samsung Gear VR and Google Daydream headsets.
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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