This week, NBA TV has five games including a Wednesday doubleheader in place of ESPN as the network carries college basketball. Here’s the sked.
NBA TV to Air 24 Hours with Kevin Love on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 6:30 p.m. ET
NBA TV’s Tuesday Fan Night game will feature the Houston Rockets at the Los Angeles Lakers winning with 49-percent of the fan vote on NBA.com. The game will air on Tues., Feb. 1 at 10:30 p.m. (ET) with host Ernie Johnson and analysts Kevin McHale and Chris Webber on-hand for studio coverage beginning at 10:00 p.m. (ET). The night will tip off with host Rick Kamla and analyst Steve Smith on NBA GameTime at 8 p.m. (ET) to check in on games throughout the league.
Fan Night voting will continue on nba.com/nbatv/fannight from Tues., Feb. 1 (8 a.m. ET) – Thurs., Feb. 3 (Midnight ET) as fans select the match-up for Tues., Feb. 8 between:
· Philadelphia 76ers @ Atlanta Hawks
· L.A. Clippers @ Orlando Magic
· San Antonio Spurs @ Detroit Pistons
· Memphis Grizzlies @ Oklahoma City Thunder
· Toronto Raptors @ Milwaukee Bucks
NBA TV will present a day in the life of Minnesota Timberwolves rising star Kevin Love when the network presents 24 Hours with Kevin Love. The episode premieres on Tuesday, Feb. 1, at 6:30 p.m. (ET), prior to Fan Night.
Fans can stay connected to the latest NBA action every Tuesday with The Jump, a live, interactive show designed for the ultimate NBA fan. Fans can submit questions and comments via NBA.com, Facebook or Twitter. Host Kyle Montgomery, analyst Dennis Scott, Brent Barry and ‘chat-master’ Sekou Smith will respond and give their comments and analysis on everything happening around the league. The show will stream live on Feb. 1 at 1 p.m. (ET) on NBA.com and air at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. (ET) on NBA TV.
The Beat returns this week to prep fans for game action with news and storylines across the league with host Marc Fein, regular contributors David Aldridge, SLAM’s Lang Whitaker as well as reporters from across the country. The Beat airs Feb. 1 at 6:00 p.m. (ET).
NBA TV GAMES OF THE WEEK:
JANUARY 31– FEBRUARY 5
NBA TV SCHEDULE (all times ET): Jan. 31 – Feb. 5
MONDAY, JAN. 31
7:00 – 9:30 p.m
NBA Regular Season: Denver Nuggets @ New Jersey Nets
TUESDAY, FEB.1 Fan Night
10:30 p.m.– 1:00 a.m.
NBA Regular Season: Houston Rockets @ Los Angeles Lakers
Ernie Johnson, Chris Webber, Kevin
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 2
8:00 – 10:30 p.m.
NBA Regular Season: New Orleans Hornets @ Oklahoma City Thunder
10:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
NBA Regular Season: Chicago Bulls @ L.A. Clippers
SATURDAY, FEB. 5
7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
NBA Regular Season: Atlanta Hawks @ Washington Wizards
That will do it.