Monday, January 03, 2011

NBA TV Fans pick Spurs/Knicks

From NBA TV -

Fans Select San Antonio Spurs @ New York Knicks for NBA TV’s Fan Night on Tuesday, Jan. 4

Two-time NBA All-Star Jerry Stackhouse will join as a guest analyst on The Jump and GameTime


NBA TV’s Tuesday first Fan Night game of the New Year will feature the San Antonio Spurs at the New York Knicks winning with 63-percent of the fan vote on NBA.com. The game will air on Tues., Jan. 4 at 7:30 p.m. (ET) with host Ernie Johnson and analysts Chris Webber and Kevin McHale on-hand for studio coverage beginning at 7:00 p.m. (ET).


Fan Night voting will continue on nba.com/nbatv/fannight from Tues., Jan. 4 (8 a.m. ET) – Thurs., Jan. 6 (Midnight ET) as fans select the match-up for Tues., Jan. 11 between:


· Milwaukee Bucks @ Atlanta Hawks


· Sacramento Kings @ Washington Wizards


· San Antonio Spurs @ Minnesota Timberwolves


· Phoenix Suns @ Denver Nuggets


· New York Knicks @ Portland Trail Blazers


In addition to the Fan Night game, two-time NBA All-Star Jerry Stackhouse will join the NBA TV crew this week on The Jump, Tuesday, Jan. 4 at 1:00 p.m (ET) and GameTime, Monday, Jan. 3 and Wednesday, Jan. 5 at 11:00 p.m. (ET).


Tipping off on Tuesday is The Jump, a live, interactive show designed for the ultimate NBA fan. Fans can submit questions and comments via NBA.com, Facebook or Twitter. Host Kyle Montgomery, analyst Dennis Scott, ‘chat-master’ Sekou Smith and guest Jerry Stackhouse will respond and give their comments and analysis on everything happening around the league. The show will stream live on Jan. 4 at 1 p.m. (ET) on NBA.com and air at 5:00 p.m. (ET) on NBA TV.


The Beat returns this week to prep fans for game action with news and storylines across the league with host Marc Fein, regular contributors David Aldridge, SLAM’s Lang Whitaker as well as reporters from across the country. The Beat airs Jan. 4 at 6:00 p.m. (ET).


NBA TV will also feature live games on Monday, Jan. 3 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) with the Philadelphia 76ers @ New Orleans Hornets, on Saturday, Jan. 8 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) with the Boston Celtics @ Chicago Bulls and on Sunday, Jan. 9 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) with the Cleveland Cavaliers @ Phoenix Suns.


NBA TV GAMES OF THE WEEK:

JANUARY 3 – JANUARY 9


NBA TV SCHEDULE (all times ET): Jan. 3 – Jan. 9

MONDAY, JAN. 3

8:00 – 11:00 p.m


NBA Regular Season: Philadelphia 76ers @ New Orleans Hornets

Local Announcers


TUESDAY, JAN. 4 Fan Night

7:30– 10:30 p.m.

NBA Regular Season: San Antonio Spurs @ New York Knicks

Ernie Johnson, Chris Webber, Kevin McHale


SATURDAY, JAN. 8

8:00 – 11:00 p.m

NBA Regular Season: Boston Celtics @ Chicago Bulls

Local Announcers


SUNDAY, JAN. 9

8:00 – 11:0 p.m.
NBA Regular Season: Cleveland Cavaliers @ Phoenix Suns

Local Announcers

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