NBA on TNT Action Enters All-Star Weekend with Star-Studded Matchup Cavaliers vs. Bulls Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. ET

NBA on TNT regular season coverage, presented by State Farm, will feature a star-studded matchup when the Cleveland Cavaliers and All-Star forward LeBron James visit the Chicago Bulls and All-Star power forward Pau Gasol Thursday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. ET. Marv Albert will call the action alongside analyst Reggie Miller and reporter Rachel Nichols.

The night will begin with a special edition of TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by televised live from the historic Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City at 7 p.m. Host Ernie Johnson and analysts Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal will also provide halftime updates and post-game coverage during TNT’s Sports Emmy® Award-winning Inside the NBA presented by Kia.

TNT will be the exclusive television network home for extensive live coverage of NBA All-Star 2015 in New York, Feb. 12-15, featuring all of the league’s premium events and unparalleled access to its biggest stars.  The network will televise more than 26 hours of NBA All-Star coverage culminating with the 64th annual NBA All-Star Game presented by Kia from Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m.  For the first time, the NBA All-Star Game will be simulcast on TNT and TBS beginning at 8 p.m.   

Live streaming coverage of all NBA on TNT games is available via 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. Additionally, enhanced live streaming coverage of select NBA on TNT games is available via TNT Overtime (

Upcoming NBA on TNT Schedule: 


Time (ET)

Game / Commentators

Thursday, Feb. 12

7 p.m.

TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by

Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal, Kenny Smith





8 p.m.

Cleveland Cavaliers @ Chicago Bulls

Marv Albert, Reggie Miller, Rachel Nichols






Inside the NBA presented by Kia

Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal, Kenny Smith




Thursday, Feb. 19

8 p.m.

Dallas Mavericks @ Oklahoma City Thunder

Kevin Harlan, Miller, Nichols





10:30 p.m.

San Antonio Spurs @ Los Angeles Clippers

Albert, Chris Webber, Rebbeca Haarlow






Inside the NBA presented by Kia

Johnson, Barkley, O’Neal, Smith

Turner Sports, marking its 31st consecutive year of NBA coverage, features a 53-game regular-season schedule on TNT. Additionally, TNT is the exclusive home of NBA Thursday Night doubleheaders, the NBA All-Star Weekend and more NBA Playoff games than any other network including first and second round action along with the exclusive presentation of the 2015 NBA Eastern Conference Finals.  

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Media Contacts:

Nate Smeltz, Turner Sports


Audrey Brees, Turner Sports