ABC to Broadcast Two NBA Conference Semifinals Game 1’s Sunday
ABC will broadcast two NBA Conference Semifinals Game 1’s on Sunday, May 5, beginning at 1 p.m. ET with the defending Western Conference Champion Oklahoma City Thunder and Kevin Durant hosting the Memphis Grizzlies and Defensive Player of the Year Marc Gasol. Mike Tirico will provide commentary with analyst Hubie Brown and reporter Heather Cox. At 3:30 p.m., the New York Knicks – led by Carmelo Anthony – will host the Indiana Pacers and Paul George. Mike Breen will call the game with analyst Jeff Van Gundy and reporter Doris Burke. ABC’s NBA Playoffs coverage will begin at 12:30 p.m. with KIA NBA Countdown – Basketball Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jalen Rose, Bill Simmons and Michael Wilbon – previewing the doubleheader.