NBA TV’s Upcoming Schedule to Feature Marquee Matchups Highlighted by Warriors/Rockets & Cavaliers/Wizards
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Portland Trail Blazers’ Teammates Damian Lillard & C.J. McCollum to Guest Host NBA Inside Stuff
NBA TV’s upcoming live games will feature top conference teams vying for playoff positioning as part of seven games in six days, headlined by the top-seeded Golden State Warriors and two-time MVP Stephen Curry facing the Houston Rockets and MVP candidate James Harden, Tuesday, March 28, at 8 p.m. ET. The network will also feature two of the East’s top three teams in action as the Cleveland Cavaliers and four-time MVP LeBron James challenge the Washington Wizards with John Wall and Bradley Beal on Saturday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m.
Live game action will also include the Toronto Raptors and three-time All-Star DeMar DeRozan visiting the Miami Heat with rebounding leader Hassan Whiteside tonight, Thursday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. The Atlanta Hawks and eight-time All-Star Dwight Howard will then face the Milwaukee Bucks and All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo, Friday, March 24, at 8 p.m.
The schedule will continue with the Portland Trail Blazers, led by two-time All-Star Damian Lillard, at the Los Angeles Lakers with rising star D’Angelo Russell on Sunday, March 26, at 9:30 p.m. Along with Warriors/Rockets, Tuesday’s Fan Night will also include the Wizards against the Lakers at 10:30 p.m. The week’s action will culminate with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook visiting the Orlando Magic, led by Aaron Gordon, Wednesday, March 29, at 7 p.m.
Portland Trail Blazers’ Lillard and McCollum to Co-Host NBA Inside Stuff
Lillard and McCollum will co-host NBA Inside Stuff from the Blazers’ practice facility, along with Rosalyn Gold-Onwude, on Saturday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m. The show will follow the Wizards’ Beal as he attends an art class in Washington D.C., where he will show off his drawing skills and share his longtime hobby of creating cartoons. Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown will revisit his recent “Bounce Out the Stigma” event for autism awareness, as we approach National Autism Awareness Month (April 1). Finally, New York native and New York Knicks center Kyle O’Quinn will take NBA Inside Stuff to his childhood favorite pizza spot. Jam Session will feature “Chained to the Rhythm” by Katy Perry feat. Skip Marley.
Art of the Triple Double to Revisit Michael Jordan’s 10 Triple Doubles in 11 Games
The upcoming Art of the Triple Double video feature – “Michael Jordan - 1989” – will revisit the Hall of Famer’s memorable streak of 10 triple doubles in 11 games and discuss whether current attempts at history can ever be fairly compared. The most recent edition looks at “triple troubles” – triple doubles that are also weighed down by 10 or more turnovers. Art of the Triple Double will continue on NBA GameTime on Mondays and across NBA Digital platforms including NBA.com and NBA TV’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram feeds.
NBA Digital to Cover Lakers’ Unveiling of Shaquille O’Neal Statue
NBA TV will cover the Lakers’ unveiling of a bronze Shaquille O’Neal statue, live from Star Plaza in Los Angeles on Friday, March 24 during the 7 p.m. edition of NBA GameTime (also streamed live via NBA.com). O’Neal, a Turner Sports NBA analyst, will be joined by former teammates and other Lakers notables during the dedication ceremony.
10 Before Tip and The Starters to Include Live Updates from Texas Road Trip
Jared Greenberg will provide the latest news and perspectives from around the NBA during a three-game 10 Before Tip Texas road trip starting in San Antonio on Monday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m. ahead of TNT coverage of the San Antonio Spurs vs. the Cavaliers. Greenberg will later travel to Houston for Fan Night on Tuesday, March 28, at 6:30 p.m. as the Rockets host the Warriors on NBA TV, before returning to San Antonio for Warriors/Spurs on Wednesday, March 29, at 6 p.m.
NBA TV’s The Starters’ Tas Melas will join Greenberg in Houston, providing live updates from the Toyota Center throughout the night.