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[04/16/14 - 09:17 AM]
@ESPNNBA Full Court Press: NBA Takeover for Final Night of the Regular Season
Highlights include "30 for 30: Bad Boys" on Thursday, April 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[via press release from ESPN]

@ESPNNBA Full Court Press: NBA Takeover for Final Night of the Regular Season

Mavericks-Grizzlies, Clippers-Trail Blazers Doubleheader on ESPN

NBA Coast to Coast to Provide Live Look-ins on ESPN2

SportsCenter Special: Face to Face with Hannah Storm on Friday

ESPN will own the final night of the NBA regular season tonight, April 16, with simultaneous programming across networks beginning with a special one-hour edition of Kia NBA Countdown at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN with Doris Burke, Jalen Rose, Avery Johnson and Bill Simmons. An ESPN doubleheader follows at 8 p.m. when four Western Conference teams battle for playoff positioning starting with the Dallas Mavericks and Dirk Nowitzki visiting the Memphis Grizzlies and Zach Randolph. Mark Jones will join analyst P.J. Carlesimo and reporter Chris Broussard for commentary. In the nightcap, the Portland Trail Blazers - led by Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge - host the Los Angeles Clippers with superstar duo Chris Paul and Blake Griffin at 10:30 p.m. Dave Pasch, analyst Jon Barry and reporter J.A. Adande will have the call.

NBA Coast to Coast tonight will air simultaneously on ESPN2, beginning at 8 p.m. with live look-ins across the league, analysis of playoff matchups and highlights. Host Cassidy Hubbarth will be joined by ESPN NBA analysts Tim Legler, Bruce Bowen, Tom Penn and ESPN NBA Insider Marc Stein.

Additional Highlights:

The 2014 NBA Playoffs will start and finish exclusively on ESPN's family of networks starting Saturday, April 19. Full details will be available later this week on ESPN MediaZone.

30 For 30: Bad Boys

ESPN Films' 30 for 30 series will debut Bad Boys - a documentary exploring the Detroit Pistons of the Late '80s and Early '90s - on Thursday, April 17, at 8 p.m. The film includes interviews with Isiah Thomas, Bill Laimbeer, Joe Dumars, Dennis Rodman, Adrian Dantley and Mark Aguirre among many others, providing viewers an inside look at one of the most distinctive championship teams in NBA history. Grantland's Bad Boys Remix follows at 10 p.m. on ESPN with Bill Simmons, Jalen Rose, Doug Collins and special guest Isiah Thomas. For more details, visit ESPN MediaZone.

SportsCenter Special: Face to Face with Hannah Storm

The next installment of Hannah Storm's signature interview series - Face to Face with Hannah Storm - debuts Friday, April 18, at 7 p.m. featuring in-depth interviews with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers and NBA superstars James Harden and Dwyane Wade. Previous guests have included Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard, Carmelo Anthony, Steve Nash, Chris Paul, Rajon Rondo, Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving. Viewers can interact during the special using #FacetoFace.

Studio Programming:

· SportsCenter Playoff Push features will continue examining several playoff-bound teams leading into the NBA Playoffs including the Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder. Additionally, ESPN NBA analysts Tim Legler, Bruce Bowen, Tom Penn, Avery Johnson, George Karl and ESPN NBA Insider Marc Stein will provide insights and analysis throughout the week on SportsCenter.

· NBA Tonight continues with host Cassidy Hubbarth and ESPN NBA analysts Tim Legler, Tom Penn, George Karl and SVP & Russillo's Ryen Russillo.

ESPN.com:

· TrueHoop explores the MVP race with a unique animation;

· The ESPN Forecast panel offers predictions for end-of-season awards and the NBA Playoffs;

· Per Diem looks back on the SCHOENE preseason projection that the New York Knicks wouldn't make the playoffs;

· ESPN NBA Insider Tom Haberstroh names his award winners in the second annual Habertrophies.

ESPN Radio NBA Playoff Preview Special

ESPN Radio will broadcast a one-hour special hosted by Jorge Sedano on Friday, April 18, at 7 p.m. featuring segments with Mike & Mike, The Herd with Colin Cowherd, SVP & Russillo and The Dan LeBatard Show.

WatchESPN and WatchABC

NBA games, Countdown and Coast to Coast are also available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku via WatchESPN.

Date Time (ET) Game/Commentators Networks

Wed, Apr 16 7 p.m. Kia NBA Countdown Doris Burke, Jalen Rose, Avery Johnson, Bill Simmons ESPN, WatchESPN 8 p.m. Dallas Mavericks at Memphis Grizzlies presented by State Farm Mark Jones, P.J. Carlesimo, Chris Broussard ESPN, WatchESPN 8 p.m. NBA Coast to Coast Cassidy Hubbarth, Tim Legler, Bruce Bowen, Tom Penn, Marc Stein ESPN2, WatchESPN 10:30 p.m. Los Angeles Clippers at Portland Trail Blazers presented by State Farm Dave Pasch, Jon Barry, J.A. Adande ESPN, WatchESPN 1 a.m. NBA Tonight Cassidy Hubbarth, Tim Legler ESPN2, WatchESPNThu, Apr 17 8 p.m. 30 For 30: Bad Boys ESPN, WatchESPN 10 p.m. Grantland's Bad Boys Remix Bill Simmons, Jalen Rose, Doug Collins ESPN, WatchESPNFri, Apr 18 7 p.m. SportsCenter Special: Face to Face with Hannah Storm ESPN, WatchESPN 7 p.m. The ESPN Radio NBA Playoff Preview Special ESPN Radio





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[12/20/14 - 09:00 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 19.

[12/20/14 - 08:47 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 03:15 PM]
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[12/19/14 - 12:47 PM]
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[12/19/14 - 11:58 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 10:12 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
Starz Releases New Video and Image from "Outlander"
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[12/19/14 - 10:00 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 09:20 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 08:41 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 08:39 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 08:25 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 08:08 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 08:03 AM]
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