NBA Playoffs: ESPN, ESPN2 Combine to Televise Four Game 6's Friday
ABC to Broadcast Two Games Sunday
The NBA Playoffs will continue on ESPN and ESPN2 this Friday, May 3, with four quarterfinal round Game 6 telecasts. ESPN will televise a doubleheader, beginning with the Boston Celtics hosting the New York Knicks at 7 p.m. ET, with Mike Breen, analyst Jeff Van Gundy and reporter Heather Cox providing commentary. At 9:30 p.m., the Oklahoma City Thunder will visit the Houston Rockets with Mike Tirico, analyst Hubie Brown and reporter Holly Rowe calling the action.
ESPN2 will televise a doubleheader simultaneously, beginning with the Atlanta Hawks hosting the Indiana Pacers at 7 p.m. with Mark Jones, analyst Doris Burke and reporter Chris Broussard providing commentary. At 9:30 p.m. the Los Angeles Clippers will visit the Memphis Grizzlies with commentary from Dave Pasch and analyst Jon Barry.
Additionally, ABC will broadcast two games on Sunday, May 5, at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. The games will be a combination of quarterfinal Game 7's and/or semifinal Game 1's. KIA NBA Countdown will tip off Sunday's coverage at 12:30 p.m. with Basketball Hall of Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Jalen Rose, Bill Simmons and Michael Wilbon previewing the doubleheader.
NBA Playoffs on ESPN, ESPN2 - Friday, May 3
Time (ET) Game 6 Commentators Network(s)
7 p.m. New York Knicks at
Boston Celtics Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Heather Cox ESPN, WatchESPN
7 p.m. Indiana Pacers at
Atlanta Hawks Mark Jones, Doris Burke, Chris Broussard ESPN2, WatchESPN
9:30 p.m. Oklahoma City Thunder at Houston Rockets Mike Tirico, Hubie Brown, Holly Rowe ESPN, WatchESPN
9:30 p.m. Los Angeles Clippers at Memphis Grizzlies Dave Pasch, Jon Barry ESPN2, WatchESPN
NBA Playoffs on ABC - Sunday, May 5
Time (ET) Game Commentators
12:30 p.m. KIA NBA Countdown Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Jalen Rose, Bill Simmons, Michael Wilbon
1 p.m. TBD TBD
3:30 p.m. TBD TBD