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[04/18/13 - 07:58 AM]
TNT's Extensive Coverage of the 2013 NBA Playoffs Begin Sunday, April 21
Said date will feature a tripleheader of Atlanta vs. Indiana, Milwaukee vs. Miami and Houston vs. Oklahoma City.

[via press release from TNT]

TNT's Extensive Coverage of the 2013 NBA Playoffs Begin Sunday, April 21

More Than 40 NBA Playoff Games on TNT; Exclusive Home of the Eastern Conference Finals

TNT, in its 29th consecutive year of NBA coverage, will televise more than 40 playoff games - the most of any network - including first and second round action and the exclusive presentation of the 2013 NBA Eastern Conference Finals. The network's playoff coverage will tip off Sunday, April 21, with a tripleheader - Atlanta vs. Indiana at 1 p.m. ET; Milwaukee vs. Miami at 7 p.m. and Houston vs. Oklahoma City at 9:30 p.m.

The network's Sports Emmy Award-winning playoff coverage will include five commentator teams during the first round:

· Marv Albert with Steve Kerr

· Kevin Harlan with Reggie Miller

· Dick Stockton with Chris Webber

· Matt Devlin with Mike Fratello

· Ian Eagle with Greg Anthony

Reporters will include David Aldridge (L.A. Lakers/San Antonio), Lewis Johnson (Boston/New York), Dei Lynam (Atlanta/Indiana), Jaime Maggio (Memphis/L.A. Clippers), Rachel Nichols (Chicago/Brooklyn), Craig Sager (Milwaukee/Miami), Marty Snider (Golden State/Denver) and Tracy Wolfson (Houston/Oklahoma City).

TNT's NBA Playoffs coverage will also feature the Sports Emmy Award-winning studio team of Ernie Johnson and analysts Charles Barkley, Shaquille O'Neal and Kenny Smith providing pregame coverage, halftime updates and post-game coverage on Inside the NBA.

Additionally, TNT Overtime on NBA.com will provide a unique companion experience allowing fans to watch the games via four alternate camera angles, along with enhanced stats, voting elements and the ability to interact with an NBA expert and fans via Twitter while watching the game.

2013 NBA Playoffs on TNT (All Times ET)

TIME/DATE GAME

Sunday, April 21

12:30 p.m. ET NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com Ernie Johnson (host), Charles Barkley (analyst), Shaquille O'Neal (analyst) and Kenny Smith (analyst)

1 p.m. Atlanta at Indiana, Game 1 Matt Devlin (play-by-play), Mike Fratello (analyst) and Dei Lynam (reporter)

7 p.m. Milwaukee at Miami, Game 1 Kevin Harlan (play-by-play), Reggie Miller (analyst) and Craig Sager (reporter)

9:30 p.m Houston at Oklahoma City, Game 1 Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Greg Anthony (analyst) and Tracy Wolfson (reporter)

Post-game Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O'Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

Monday, April 22

8 p.m. NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O'Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

Chicago at Brooklyn, Game 2 Marv Albert (play-by-play), Steve Kerr (analyst) and Rachel Nichols (reporter)

10:30 p.m. Memphis at L.A. Clippers, Game 2 Dick Stockton (play-by-play), Chris Webber (analyst) and Maggio (reporter)

Post-game Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O'Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

Tuesday, April 23

8 p.m. NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O'Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

Boston at New York, Game 2 Albert (play-by-play), Kerr (analyst) and Lewis Johnson (reporter)

10:30 p.m. Golden State at Denver, Game 2 Harlan (play-by-play), Miller (analyst) and Marty Snider (reporter)

Post-game Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O'Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

Wednesday, April 24

7 p.m. NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O'Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

Houston at Oklahoma City, Game 2 Devlin (play-by-play), Fratello (analyst) and Wolfson (reporter)

9:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, Game 2 Harlan (play-by-play), Miller (analyst) and Aldridge (reporter)

Post-game Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O'Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

Thursday, April 25

7 p.m. NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O'Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

Miami at Milwaukee, Game 3 Albert (play-by-play), Kerr (analyst) and Sager (reporter)

9:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Memphis, Game 3 Stockton (play-by-play), Webber (analyst) Maggio (reporter)

Post-game Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O'Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

Saturday, April 27

1:30 p.m. NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O'Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

2 p.m. Brooklyn at Chicago, Game 4 Albert (play-by-play), Kerr (analyst) and Nichols (reporter)

4:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Memphis, Game 4 Stockton (play-by-play), Webber (analyst) and Maggio (reporter)

Sunday, April 28

6:30 p.m. NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O'Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

7 p.m. San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, Game 4 Harlan (play-by-play), Miller (analyst) and Aldridge (reporter)

9:30 p.m. Denver at Golden State, Game 4 Devlin (play-by-play), Fratello (analyst) and Snider (reporter)

Post-game Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst), O'Neal (analyst) and Smith (analyst)

Additional games TBA

About Turner Sports

Turner Sports, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is an industry leader in televised and online sports programming, airing championship-level sporting events on TBS, TNT and truTV, and managing some of the most popular sports sites on the Internet. Turner Sports' television lineup includes the NBA, Major League Baseball, the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship, NASCAR and professional golf. The company's digital portfolio includes Bleacher Report, NCAA.com and March Madness Live, and PGA.com, as well as an accompanying collection of mobile websites and connected device apps. Turner Sports and the NBA also jointly manage NBA Digital, which includes NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA Mobile, the NBA Game Time App, NBADLEAGUE.com and WNBA.com.





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