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NBA on TNT to Feature Top East Teams & MLK Day Tripleheader


NBA on TNT Doubleheader to Feature Top Eastern Conference Teams – Bucks vs. Celtics – Thursday, Jan. 16, at 8 p.m. ET TNT’s MLK Day Tripleheader Headlined by Storied Lakers/Celtics Rivalry, Monday, Jan. 20, with Pregame Coverage Beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET

NBA on TNT's Upcoming Doubleheader Coverage

The NBA on TNT's upcoming regular season coverage will feature a doubleheader including a high-octane affair between East heavyweights as Gordon Hayward, Kemba Walker and the Boston Celtics visit Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton and the Milwaukee Bucks, Thursday, Jan. 16, at 8 p.m. ET. The late game will see Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets take on Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors at 10:30 p.m.

Marv Albert will provide play-by-play for Celtics/Bucks alongside Chris Webber (analyst) and Kristen Ledlow (reporter). Kevin Harlan will call Nuggets/Warriors with Reggie Miller and Allie LaForce.

NBA on TNT's MLK Day Tripleheader Coverage

The network will also showcase a marquee tripleheader on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, including must-watch showdowns between classic league rivals and anticipated matchups of its brightest young stars. Live coverage will begin with a special 30-minute pregame show, Monday, Jan. 20, at 4:30 p.m. ET on TNT. The tripleheader will tip off at 5 p.m. as Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball and the New Orleans Pelicans visit second overall draft selection Ja Morant, Jaren Jackson, Jr. and the Memphis Grizzlies

The night’s action will continue with this season’s first edition of the league’s most historic rivalry, as LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers visit Boston to take on Walker, Hayward and the Celtics at 7:30 p.m. The late game will showcase a Western Conference tilt of Damian Lillard, Carmelo Anthony and the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Green and the Warriors at 10 p.m. 

Brian Anderson will announce Pelicans/Grizzlies, alongside Grant Hill (analyst) and Dennis Scott (reporter). Albert will provide play-by-play for Lakers/Celtics, joined by Webber and Ledlow. Harlan will call Warriors/Trail Blazers with Miller and LaForce

Inside the NBA's 30th Anniversary

Studio coverage for the iconic Inside the NBA – celebrating its 30th year – will be led by Ernie Johnson, along with Charles Barkley, Shaquille O'Neal and Kenny Smith.

Live streaming coverage of all NBA on TNT games is also available via and the Watch TNT app. Fans can access the games whenever and wherever they desire by logging in with the user name and password provided by their TV service provider.

The Ledlow & Parker Podcast

The Ledlow & Parker podcast is available for download every Tuesday throughout the season, anywhere podcasts are available. This week's episode features an interview with #NBATwitter influencer and author Shea Serrano.

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