NBA TV 2010-11 TV Schedule; Will Broadcast 96 Live Games During Regular Season

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August 10th, 2010

via press release:

NBA TV to Broadcast 96 Live Games During 2010-11 Regular Season

Network’s Comprehensive Coverage to Include Return of NBA TV’s Fan Night and
First Regular Season Games in Europe

NBA Digital announced today the 2010-11 NBA TV regular season game telecast schedule, which will feature 96 live games, the most of any network. The schedule is highlighted by the return of Fan Night, where fans can vote on NBA.com for the games they want to see televised nationally on NBA TV every Tuesday night during the season. Along with live games multiple days each week, NBA TV will air the NBA’s first regular season games in Europe on March 4-5 at 3 p.m. (ET), when the Toronto Raptors face the New Jersey Nets at London’s O2 Arena.

The season tips off on NBA TV on Saturday, Oct. 30 when All-Stars Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups and the Denver Nuggets visit seven-time All-Star Yao Ming and the Houston Rockets (8:30 p.m. ET).

NBA TV’s Fan Night studio team of host Ernie Johnson and analysts Chris Webber and Kevin McHale will return this season. Fan Night voting will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 26, to select the first match-up of the season to air on Election Night on Tuesday, Nov. 2.

In addition to NBA TV’s full slate of games, fans can also watch games on NBA Digital’s full suite of NBA LEAGUE PASS subscription products, including NBA LEAGUE PASS with up to 40 live NBA games on TV each week, NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband for fans to watch games online and NBA LEAGUE PASS Mobile for on-the-go access on mobile devices. Products feature live and on demand out-of-market games, scores and stats. Early bird offers will be available prior to the start of the season on NBA.com.

Key match-ups on the NBA TV schedule this season include:

Opening Week: The network tips off the season on Saturday, Oct. 30, with the Nuggets @ Rockets (8:30 p.m. ET). Coverage will continue on Sunday, Oct. 31, with the Deron Williams-led Utah Jazz @ Oklahoma City Thunder (7 p.m. ET), which features reigning scoring champion Kevin Durant and emerging star Russell Westbrook. On Monday, Nov. 1, the Chicago Bulls, led by All-Star Derrick Rose and recently acquired Carlos Boozer, host the Portland Trail Blazers (8 p.m. ET) and Brandon Roy. The first Fan Night game will air on Tuesday, Nov. 2.

Nov. 7 – The Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics, led by All-Stars Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo -- visit the Thunder (7 p.m. ET).

Dec. 18 – Southeast Division All-Star power trio Chris Bosh, reigning MVP LeBron James and Dwyane Wade travel from Miami to challenge John Wall, the top overall selection of the 2010 NBA Draft, and the Washington Wizards (7 p.m. ET).

Jan. 8 – A matchup between 2011 NBA championship contenders featuring the Bulls vs. the Celtics (8 p.m. ET).

Jan. 17 - NBA TV will celebrate MLK Day when it presents the Sacramento Kings, led by 2009-10 T-Mobile NBA Rookie of the Year Tyreke Evans, against the Atlanta Hawks, featuring All-Stars Al Horford and Joe Johnson (4 p.m. ET).

March 4-5 – NBA TV will air the NBA’s first regular season games in Europe at London’s O2 Arena with the Andrea Bargnani-led Toronto Raptors facing the New Jersey Nets, and their rising star Brook Lopez, making basketball history (3 p.m. ET).

March 19 – A match-up featuring the stars of the USA’s 2008 Olympics “Redeem Team” when Anthony, Billups and the Nuggets visit Bosh, James and Wade of the Miami Heat.

March 21 – Historic NBA rivals Face Off with the Celtics versus All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire and the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m. ET).

April 10 -  A rematch of the 2010 NBA Playoffs first round ensues with the Thunder @ Finals MVP Kobe Bryant and the two-time defending champion L.A. Lakers (6:30 p.m. ET).

Also appearing on NBA TV throughout the season are hosts Matt Winer, Ahmad Rashad, Rick Kamla, Marc Fein and Kyle Montgomery, analysts Brent Barry, Steve Smith and Dennis Scott and NBA Insider David Aldridge. In addition, TNT’s Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Steve Kerr, Reggie Miller, Mike Fratello and Cheryl Miller will all make select appearances on NBA TV throughout the season.

NBA Digital is the NBA's extensive cross-platform portfolio of digital assets jointly managed by the NBA and Turner Sports. This robust offering includes NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband, NBA Mobile, NBADLEAGUE.com and WNBA.com.

Turner Sports, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., presents some of the best and most popular sporting events worldwide and is a leader in televised and online sports programming. With events airing on TBS, TNT and truTV, Turner Sports’ line-up includes NASCAR and NASCAR.COM, the NBA, Major League Baseball, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, professional golf, PGATOUR.COM and PGA.com. Turner Sports’ diverse portfolio also offers a collection of mobile Web sites and apps featuring NBA, NASCAR and professional golf content, along with Turner Sports’ first branded consumer product, SportsNOW. Turner Sports and the NBA also jointly manage NBA Digital, which includes NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband, NBA Mobile, NBADLEAUGE.com and WNBA.com.

NBA TV 2010-2011 NBA REGULAR SEASON TELECAST SCHEDULE
Subject to change / All Times Eastern

Date
Day
Time (ET)
Matchup

October

Oct. 30

Saturday
8:30 PM
Denver Nuggets @ Houston Rockets

Oct. 31
Sunday
7:00 PM
Utah Jazz @ Oklahoma City Thunder

November

Nov. 1
Monday
8:00 PM
Portland Trailblazers @ Chicago Bulls

Nov. 2
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Nov. 6
Saturday
9:00 PM
Denver Nuggets @ Dallas Mavericks

Nov. 7
Sunday
7:00 PM
Boston Celtics @ Oklahoma City Thunder

Nov. 8
Monday
7:00 PM
San Antonio Spurs @ Charlotte Bobcats

Nov. 9
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Nov. 13
Saturday
8:30 PM
Golden State Warriors @ Milwaukee Bucks

Nov.14
Sunday
7:30 PM
Houston Rockets @ New York Knicks

Nov. 15
Monday
7:00 PM
Memphis Grizzlies @ Orlando Magic

Nov. 16
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Nov. 20
Saturday
8:00 PM
Dallas Mavericks @ Atlanta Hawks

Nov. 21
Sunday
6:00 PM
New Orleans Hornets @ Sacramento Kings

Nov. 22
Monday
8:30 PM
Orlando Magic @ San Antonio Spurs

Nov. 23
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Nov. 27
Saturday
7:00 PM
Orlando Magic @ Washington Wizards

Nov. 28
Sunday
7:00 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder @ Houston Rockets

Nov. 29
Monday
8:30 PM
Houston Rockets @ Dallas Mavericks

Nov. 30
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

December

Dec. 1
Wednesday
7:30 PM
Portland Trailblazers @ Boston Celtics
10:30 PM
San Antonio Spurs @ L.A. Clippers

Dec. 4
Saturday
8:30 PM
Orlando Magic @ Milwaukee Bucks

Dec. 6
Monday
7:00 PM
Atlanta Hawks @ Orlando Magic

Dec. 7
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Dec. 11
Saturday
8:30 PM
Utah Jazz @ Dallas Mavericks

Dec. 13
Monday
8:00 PM
Indiana Pacers @ Chicago Bulls

Dec. 14
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Dec. 18
Saturday
7:00 PM
Miami Heat @ Washington Wizards

Dec. 19
Sunday
7:00 PM
Phoenix Suns @ Oklahoma City Thunder

Dec. 20
Monday
7:30 PM
Dallas Mavericks @ Miami Heat

Dec. 21
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Dec. 22
Wednesday
7:00 PM
Chicago Bulls @ Washington Wizards

Dec. 27
Monday
7:00 PM
Detroit Pistons @ Charlotte Bobcats

Dec. 28
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Dec. 29
Wednesday
10:30 PM
Utah Jazz @ L.A. Clippers

January

Jan. 2
Sunday
9:00 PM
Houston Rockets @ Portland Trailblazers

Jan. 3
Monday
8:00 PM
Philadelphia 76ers @ New Orleans Hornets

Jan. 4
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Jan. 8
Saturday
8:00 PM
Boston Celtics @ Chicago Bulls

Jan. 9
Sunday
8:00 PM
Cleveland Cavaliers @ Phoenix Suns

Jan. 10

Monday
7:30 PM
Houston Rockets @ Boston Celtics

Jan. 11
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Jan. 12

Wednesday
8:30 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder @ Houston Rockets

Jan. 15
Saturday
8:00 PM
Miami Heat @ Chicago Bulls

Jan. 17
Monday
4:00 PM
Sacramento Kings @ Atlanta Hawks

Jan. 18
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Jan. 22
Saturday
7:30 PM
Utah Jazz @ Philadelphia 76ers

Jan. 24
Monday
7:30 PM
Washington Wizards @ New York Knicks
10:00 PM
Sacramento Kings @ Portland Trailblazers

Jan. 25
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Jan. 29
Saturday
8:30 PM
Atlanta Hawks @ Dallas Mavericks

Jan. 31
Monday
7:00 PM
Denver Nuggets @ New Jersey Nets

February

Feb. 1
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Feb. 2
Wednesday
8:00 PM
New Orleans Hornets @ Oklahoma City Thunder
10:30 PM
Chicago Bulls @ L.A. Clippers

Feb. 5
Saturday
7:00 PM
Atlanta Hawks @ Washington Wizards

Feb. 7
Monday
8:00 PM
Minnesota Timberwolves @ New Orleans Hornets
10:30 PM
Phoenix Suns @ Golden State Warriors

Feb. 8
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Feb. 9
Wednesday
7:30 PM
L.A. Clippers @ New York Knicks
10:30 PM
Denver Nuggets @ Golden State Warriors

Feb. 12
Saturday
7:00 PM
Charlotte Bobcats @ Atlanta Hawks

Feb. 14
Monday
7:00 PM
San Antonio Spurs @ New Jersey Nets

Feb. 15
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Feb. 22
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Feb. 26
Saturday
8:30 PM
Chicago Bulls @ Milwaukee Bucks

Feb. 28
Monday
9:00 PM
Boston Celtics @ Utah Jazz

March

Mar. 1
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Mar. 2
Wednesday
7:30 PM
Phoenix Suns @ Boston Celtics
10:30 PM
Houston Rockets @ L.A. Clippers

Mar. 4
Friday
3:00 PM
Toronto Raptors vs. New Jersey Nets (London)

Mar. 5
Saturday
3:00 PM
Toronto vs. New Jersey Nets (London)

Mar. 7
Monday
7:00 PM
Portland Trailblazers @ Orlando Magic

Mar. 8
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Mar. 9
Wednesday
8:00 PM
New York Knicks @ Memphis Grizzlies

Mar. 11
Friday
8:00 PM
Atlanta Hawks @ Chicago Bulls

Mar. 12
Saturday
8:30 PM
L.A. Lakers @ Dallas Mavericks

Mar. 13
Sunday
6:00 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @ Boston Celtics

Mar. 15
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

Mar. 17
Thursday
7:30 PM
Memphis Grizzlies @ New York Knicks

Mar. 19

Saturday
7:30 PM
Denver Nuggets @ Miami Heat

Mar. 21
Monday
7:30 PM
Boston Celtics @ New York Knicks

Mar. 25

Friday
10:00 PM
New Orleans Hornets @ Phoenix Suns

Mar. 26
Saturday
7:00 PM
New York Knicks @ Charlotte Bobcats

Mar. 28

Monday
8:00 PM
Philadelphia 76ers @ Chicago Bulls

Mar. 29
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night

April

Apr. 2
Saturday
10:30 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder @ L.A. Clippers

Apr. 3
Sunday
9:00 PM
Dallas Mavericks @ Portland Trailblazers

Apr. 5
Tuesday
TBD
Fan Night
TBD
Fan Night

Apr. 8
Friday
8:00 PM
Phoenix Suns @ New Orleans Hornets

Apr. 9
Saturday
8:30 PM
Utah Jazz @ San Antonio Spurs

Apr. 10
Sunday
9:30 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder @ L.A. Lakers

Apr. 11
Monday
7:00 PM
Orlando Magic @ Philadelphia 76ers
10:00 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder @ Sacramento Kings

 
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