CBS SPORTS NETWORK TO SHOWCASE LIVE NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE GAMES FOR 2012-13 SEASON
CBS Sports Network has added to its programming lineup with live action of the NBA Development League, the NBA's official minor league, for the 2012-13 season. The Network's coverage will feature 12 live regular-season games, including two from the 2013 NBA D-League Showcase, as well as 2013 NBA D-League Playoffs and Finals action.
CBS Sports Network will also provide exclusive coverage of the "3-Point Shootout" and "Slam Dunk Contest" from the 2013 NBA D-League Showcase. The Network's full broadcast schedule will be released at a later date.
The NBA Development League features 16 teams with direct affiliations to NBA franchises. The league is a proven developer of talent with 27 percent of players in the NBA at the conclusion of the 2011-12 season having NBA D-League experience.
CBS Sports Network (CBSSN) is the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports. The Network covers more than 350 live games annually, showcasing 30 men's and women's sports, in addition to a variety of studio shows, documentaries and original programs. CBSSN's live programming is highlighted by college sports and also features professional lacrosse, Professional Bull Riding (PBR), the sports news and commentary show ROME and the TIM BRANDO SHOW. CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, and to access the CBS Sports Network channel finder, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.