Monday, February 13, 2012

Celtics/Bulls on TNT Thursday

From TNT Sports - 



NBA on TNT Continues Thursday with a Star-Studded Exclusive Doubleheader

Match-ups to Feature Boston Celtics @ Chicago Bulls (8 p.m ET) followed by
L.A. Clippers @ Portland Trail Blazers (10:30 p.m. ET)

TNT NBA Thursday continues on February 16 with an exclusive doubleheader beginning at 8 p.m. (ET). The first game will feature a battle between Eastern Conference All-Stars when Paul Pierce and the Boston Celtics host Luol Deng and the Chicago Bulls. Kevin Harlan (play-by-play) will be courtside along with Reggie Miller (analyst) to call the game with Craig Sager (reporter). The second game of the night will feature a match-up of Western Conference All-Stars when Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers take on LaMarcus Aldridge and the Portland Trail Blazers at 10:30 p.m. (ET)Marv Albert (play-by-play) and Steve Kerr (analyst) will call the action with Cheryl Miller (reporter). Following the second game, Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai with Ernie Johnson (host), Charles Barkley (analyst), Shaquille O’Neal (analyst) and Kenny Smith (analyst) will recap the night’s action.

Through 19 games of TNT’s 2011-12 NBA regular-season schedule, the network continues to deliver double-digit gains vs. last year’s corresponding coverage. The NBA on TNT is averaging a 1.8 U.S. rating (+20%, 1.5 U.S. rating); 2,807,000 total viewers (+24%, 2,256,000 total viewers) and 2,105,000 households (+24%, 1,697,000 households) over last year’s corresponding coverage.  

Exclusive content, analysis from TNT announcers and replays of Inside the NBA are available on NBA.com (http://www.nba.com/insidethenba/). Additionally, check out the NBA on TNT pages on Twitter (http://twitter.com/NBAonTNT) and Facebook  (www.facebook.com/nbaontnt) to see the latest NBA on TNT schedule, news updates and special features from TNT announcers.

NBA ON TNT NBA SCHEDULE:

DAY/DATE

TIME (ET)
EVENT


Thurs., February 16



8 p.m.
TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com

Ernie Johnson (host), Charles Barkley (analyst), Shaquille O’Neal (analyst) and Kenny Smith (analyst)



Boston Celtics @ Chicago Bulls

Kevin Harlan (play-by-play) and Reggie Miller (analyst) with Craig Sager (reporter)


10:30 p.m.
L.A. Clippers @ Portland Trail Blazers

Marv Albert (play-by-play) and Steve Kerr (analyst) with Cheryl Miller (reporter)


Post-game
Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai

Ernie Johnson (host), Charles Barkley (analyst), Shaquille O’Neal (analyst) and Kenny Smith (analyst)

NBA ON TNT UPCOMING SCHEDULE:


DAY/DATE

TIME (ET)
EVENT


Mon., February 20



8 p.m.
TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com

Ernie Johnson (host), Charles Barkley (analyst), Shaquille O’Neal (analyst) and Kenny Smith (analyst)



Boston Celtics @ Dallas Mavericks

Marv Albert (play-by-play), Mike Fratello (analyst) and Steve Kerr (analyst) with Craig Sager (reporter)


10:30 p.m.
Portland Trail Blazers @ Los Angeles Lakers

Kevin Harlan (play-by-play) and Reggie Miller (analyst) with Cheryl Miller (reporter)


Post-game
Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai

Ernie Johnson (host), Charles Barkley (analyst), Shaquille O’Neal (analyst) and Kenny Smith (analyst)


Source: Nielsen Media Research. Based on Live+SD. NBA Regular Season on TNT STD; 19 games vs. 16 games. (12/25/2011-2/9/2012) vs. (12/30/2010-2/10/2011)

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