CBS Sports Network & CBSSports.com Team Up to Cover the 2014 NBA Draft
via press release:
CBS SPORTS NETWORK AND CBSSPORTS.COM TEAM UP TO
PROVIDE COVERAGE OF 2014 DRAFT
CBS Sports Network and CBSSports.com team up for coverage of the 2014 Draft with in-depth previews, analysis and discussion leading up to and during the Draft. CBS Sports Network’s programming tips off on Monday, June 16, while CBSSports.com offers a second screen experience during the Draft featuring live, online video programming.
CBS Sports Network features a series of six shows providing a look at college basketball’s top prospects and role players, and previewing the First Round of the Draft. Adam Zucker and Brent Stover host and are joined by Doug Gottlieb, Mateen Cleaves, Wally Szczerbiak, Alaa Abdelnaby, Steve Lappas and Jon Rothstein, along with CBSSports.com college basketball insider Gary Parrish and NBA insider Ken Berger. Also joining the shows is former Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager Chris Grant. A complete schedule is listed below.
Leading up to the 2014 Draft, CBSSports.com features updated mock drafts, player profiles, team needs, news and video coverage. During the event, the in-depth second screen experience includes a Draft tracker with instant grades for every pick and live video programming online and on the CBS Sports app.
The live show, DRAFT GRADES LIVE, will feature extensive news and commentary from pro and college basketball insiders throughout the first round of the Draft, along with an integrated social experience for viewers. Parrish, NBA writer Matt Moore, and host Adam Aizer will offer pick-by-pick grades, discuss the latest news and what’s trending in the social space, and share their predictions and analysis. Berger will provide additional draft coverage along with college basketball writer Matt Norlander, who will be on-site at the event in New York City.
Following the Draft, coverage will include written and video analysis of key players, team-by-team grades, and overall winners and losers.
For fans on the go, the CBS Sports app for iPhone and Android will offer streaming coverage of CBSSports.com DRAFT GRADES LIVE, as well as an enhanced live Draft tracker with round-by-round picks, mock drafts, social integration, and more.
CBS SPORTS NETWORK AND CBSSPORTS.COM
2014 DRAFT PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE
(All Times ET)
Monday, June 16
9:00 PM – INSIDE COLLEGE BASKETBALL DRAFT SPECIAL: LOTTERY PREVIEW (CBS Sports Network)
Tuesday, June 17
9:00 PM – INSIDE COLLEGE BASKETBALL DRAFT SPECIAL: IN THE PAINT (CBS Sports Network)
Wednesday, June 18
10:00 PM – INSIDE COLLEGE BASKETBALL DRAFT SPECIAL: THE BACKCOURT (CBS Sports Network)
Monday, June 23
9:00 PM – INSIDE COLLEGE BASKETBALL DRAFT SPECIAL: BOOM, BUST, BLAH (CBS Sports Network)
Tuesday, June 24
9:00 PM – INSIDE COLLEGE BASKETBALL DRAFT SPECIAL: WHAT’S YOUR ROLE? (CBS Sports Network)
Wednesday, June 25
10:00 PM – INSIDE COLLEGE BASKETBALL DRAFT SPECIAL: BEYOND THE LOTTERY (CBS Sports Network)
Thursday, June 26
7:00 PM – DRAFT GRADES LIVE (CBSSports.com)