or


[10/21/13 - 11:38 AM]
Special Edition of NBA TV's "Open Court" to Feature NBA Greats Responding to Fan Questions Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. ET
Charles Barkley, Dominique Wilkins, Rick Fox, Steve Kerr, Kenny Smith, Steve Smith and Tracy McGrady will join host Ernie Johnson.

[via press release from NBA TV]

Special Edition of NBA TV's "Open Court" to Feature NBA Greats Responding to Fan Questions Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. ET

This Week's Critically Acclaimed Roundtable Show to Feature Host Ernie Johnson with NBA Hall of Famers Charles Barkley & Dominique Wilkins, NBA Champions Rick Fox, Steve Kerr, Kenny Smith & Steve Smith and Seven-Time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady

NBA TV's critically acclaimed Open Court series will continue Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. ET with a cast of NBA greats answering questions submitted directly from fans via Twitter. Among the topics on the fan-centered show, the panel discusses athletes they wish they played alongside, coaches they wouldn't want to play for, their most memorable shot, comparisons between players and various eras, and their favorite NBA cities.

The panel is hosted by Sports Emmy Award winner Ernie Johnson with a collection of TNT and NBA TV analysts including Hall of Famer Charles Barkley and NBA Champions Rick Fox, Steve Kerr, Kenny Smith and Steve Smith. Additionally, Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins and seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady are guests on this week's show.

Open Court is televised each Tuesday throughout October, leading up to the start of the 2013-14 NBA regular season.

Excerpts from the upcoming Open Court episode:

Tracy McGrady on whether there was a point in his basketball career when he thought about quitting: "Absolutely there was... my last year in Orlando, my fourth year there... we only won 19 games that year, and by that time I was looking to compete in the East, at least to get out of the first round; never happened. I'm frustrated, this is when they integrated zone, [so] teams are playing zone on me. I started off the season slow, averaging about 22 points... I even think I called Tyronn Lue to get MJ [Michael Jordan] on the phone... 'How do I beat this?' I needed some help, because I was really frustrated. It got to the point where I don't even want to go to the arena... I could have 30 [points] but we'd still lose."

Kenny Smith on a coach he was glad he never played for: "Bobby Knight. I saw that letter [from Indiana]. I didn't even open it. I did not even open it."

Charles Barkley on how LeBron James would translate in the NBA if he played in the 1990s: "I've been in the NBA for over 30 years now; there's always been a player that you could compare somebody to. LeBron James is the first player that I've never seen another player that I could compare to."

Kenny Smith on his favorite NBA city: "The reason that I like New York... playing in The Garden... you could get cheered; the opposition gets cheered. If you're playing well, regardless of who you are [you get cheered]; the other thing is, they come to see the game. The show is the game."

About NBA TV

NBA TV is a part of NBA Digital, the NBA's extensive cross-platform portfolio of digital assets jointly-managed by the NBA and Turner Sports including NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband, NBA Mobile, NBADLEAGUE.com, and WNBA.com





  [october 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[04/30/16 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Friday in Adults 18-49 as "Shark Tank" Surges to a 10-Week High
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 29.

[04/30/16 - 08:31 AM]
"Dateline" Grows, "Grimm" & "Caught on Camera" Maintain 100% Week-to-Week
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 29.

[04/29/16 - 10:01 PM]
Winner Announced on "Hell's Kitchen"
The winner received a Head Chef position at BLT Steak at Bally's Las Vegas, a total prize value of $250,000.

[04/29/16 - 04:26 PM]
Discovery Channel Dominates April with More Top Ten Unscripted Cable Series with Men Than Any Other Network
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of April to date.

[04/29/16 - 04:10 PM]
Video: Watch First Looks at "MasterChef" Premiering Wednesday, June 1, at 9/8c, on FOX!
Judging the battle rounds will be Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi, who will taste for flavor, creativity and presentation.

[04/29/16 - 04:04 PM]
It's Official: Season 2 of Netflix's "The Ranch" Coming in 2017!
Co-stars Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson and Sam Elliott shared the news in a video message this afternoon.

[04/29/16 - 03:22 PM]
Science Channel Delivers Highest Rated and Most Watched April Among Total Viewers and Key Demos
Science Channel spins the numbers for the month of April to date.

[04/29/16 - 12:36 PM]
Hulu Announces Straight-to-Series Order for "The Handmaid's Tale" from MGM Television
The series will be created, executive produced and written by Bruce Miller with Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears and Warren Littlefield serving as executive producers.

[04/29/16 - 12:32 PM]
Season Eight Winner Sawyer Fredericks and Hot Band DNCE to Appear on "The Voice" Tuesday, May 3
Fredericks not only won season eight but also set a record for the first artist to have 14 songs in the iTunes Top 200 singles chart in one week.

[04/29/16 - 12:18 PM]
Showtime 2016 Summer Programming Overview
Highlights include the return of "The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth" on Sunday, July 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/29/16 - 11:16 AM]
Velocity Keeps Foot on the Gas in April with High Single and Double-Digit Ratings Increases
Velocity spins the numbers for the month of April to date.

[04/29/16 - 10:44 AM]
New Premiere Time Alert - "NASCAR: The Rise of American Speed" Three Night Special Events Premieres May 8, 15 and 22 tt 9PM ET/PT
The three-part event will now air at 9:00/8:00c instead of 10:00/9:00c as previously announced.

[04/29/16 - 09:51 AM]
NBC Olympics and Snapchat Partner to Present Unique Perspectives of the 2016 Rio Olympics & U.S. Olympic Team Trials
NBC Olympics will co-produce the NBC Rio Olympic Discover channel with Buzzfeed, a regular contributor to both the Snapchat Discover platform and NBC's content projects.

[04/29/16 - 09:11 AM]
"The Odd Couple" Grows to Season High Adults 18-49 Rating
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 28.

[04/29/16 - 09:01 AM]
AMC Releases New Photos and Promo from "Preacher" - Highly Anticipated Series Launches May 22
Check out the latest images of Sheriff Root (W. Earl Brown), DeBlanc (Anatol Yusef) and Fiore (Derek Wilson).