NBA TV to Televise Up to Nine Originally Produced First Round Playoff Games

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Network’s Live Game Coverage Tips Off with Indiana Pacers vs. Toronto Raptors
on Monday, April 18, at 7 p.m. ET

NBA TV – riding the momentum of its most-viewed regular season of all time – will televise up to nine originally produced first round NBA Playoff games beginning Monday, April 18, with the Indiana Pacers vs. Toronto Raptors, Game 2, at 7 p.m. ET.  Coverage will include interviews with coaches, who will also wear microphones to bring fans the sounds of the game from the floor. Each game night will include the Autotrader Pre-game Show, American Express Halftime Report and NBA GameTime Presented by Kia post-game show.

2016 NBA TV Playoff Schedule
(All Times ET; Additional Games TBA)

Monday, April 18

7 p.m. - Indiana Pacers vs. Toronto Raptors, Game 2
Kevin Calabro, Grant Hill, Kevin Ray

Wednesday, April 20

7 p.m. - Charlotte Hornets vs. Miami Heat, Game 2
Spero Dedes, Mike Fratello, Rebecca Haarlow

Thursday, April 21

7:30 p.m.  Toronto Raptors vs. Indiana Pacers, Game 3
Calabro, Hill, Ray

The network’s signature studio show, NBA GameTime, will provide comprehensive nightly coverage including pre- and post-game studio programming and live press conferences. Additionally, NBA TV will televise Playoff Playback presented by Kumho Tire, 60-minute versions of each playoff game.

Heading into the NBA Playoffs, the network will highlight all 16 teams with its Eastern and Western Conference Preview shows tonight, Thursday, April 14, starting at 8 p.m.  The Starters will tip off the evening with a special playoff preview episode at 7:30 p.m. NBA TV’s 30-minute season review – A Golden Season: 2015-16 Warriors – will look back at the record-setting performance of the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry on Friday, April 15 at 9 p.m., along with the league’s signature NBA App, will provide extensive coverage of the playoffs with comprehensive content offerings including playoff series hub pages, live postgame news conferences and expansive social integration, along with featuring all of the latest news, highlights and information.
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