NBA on TNT Presented by State Farm Doubleheader to Feature Red-Hot Toronto Raptors Hosting the New York Knicks & Carmelo Anthony on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 8 p.m. ET

Chicago Bulls & 2015 NBA All-Star Jimmy Butler to Face Los Angeles Lakers &
18-Time NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant at 10:30 p.m.

NBA All-Star 2016 Reserves to be Announced During One-Hour
TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader at 7 p.m.

TNT’s upcoming NBA coverage will feature doubleheader action on Thursday, Jan. 28, beginning with an Eastern Conference matchup featuring the hottest teams in the league, the Toronto Raptors and NBA All-Star starter Kyle Lowry – winners of eight games in a row – hosting the New York Knicks and NBA All-Star starter Carmelo Anthony at 8 p.m. ET. In the second game of the night, the Los Angeles Lakers and 18-time NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant will host the Chicago Bulls and 2015 NBA All-Star Jimmy Butler at 10:30 p.m.

Marv Albert (play-by-play), analysts Mike Fratello and Grant Hill and reporter Kristen Ledlow will provide commentary for Knicks/Raptors, with Kevin Harlan (play-by-play) joined by analyst Reggie Miller and reporter David Aldridge for Bulls/Lakers.

NBA All-Star 2016 reserves for both conferences will be unveiled during a one-hour TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader at 7 p.m.  Inside the NBA presented by Kia with host Ernie Johnson and analysts Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal will recap the night’s action following the doubleheader, while also providing pregame coverage and halftime updates throughout the evening.

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.

NBA on TNT Upcoming Regular Season Schedule

Thursday, Jan. 28

7 p.m. - TNT NBA Tip-off presented by Autotrader (NBA All-Star 2016 Reserves Announced)
Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O’Neal

8 p.m. - New York Knicks @ Toronto Raptors
Marv Albert, Mike Fratello, Grant Hill, Kristen Ledlow

10:30 p.m. - Chicago Bulls @ Los Angeles Lakers
Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, David Aldridge

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

Thursday, Feb. 4

7 p.m. - New York Knicks @ Detroit Pistons
Albert, Chris Webber, Miller, Craig Sager

9:30 p.m. - Los Angeles Lakers @ New Orleans Pelicans
Harlan, Brent Barry, Ros Gold-Onwude

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

Turner Sports, marking its 32nd consecutive year of NBA coverage, features a 53-game regular-season schedule on TNT.  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 2016 NBA Western Conference Finals.

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