Media Release

TNT to Feature 2021 NBA Conference Semifinals presented by FanDuel Sportsbook Doubleheader Tonight – Bucks/Nets Game 2 and Nuggets/Suns Game 1 – Beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET

NBA on TNT

Full Second Round Schedule & Commentator Pairings Announced

TNT will continue 2021 NBA Playoffs game coverage with second round action, tonight, Monday, June 7, beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET.  In tonight's first match-up, the Milwaukee Bucks and Giannis Antetokounmpo will look to even their series against the Brooklyn Nets and Kevin Durant in Game 2, followed by the series opener between the Denver Nuggets with Nikola Jokic and the Phoenix Suns with Devin Booker at 10 p.m.

Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O'Neal and host Ernie Johnson will provide pregame, halftime and postgame analysis surrounding tonight's TNT doubleheader coverage.  TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by CarMax will lead into live game coverage throughout the 2021 NBA Playoffs.  Inside the NBA presented by Kia – recently honored with the first ever Transformative Media Award by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame – will cap each night of action.

Commentator pairings for the Conference Semifinals are as follows, with all crews on-site for the remainder of TNT's game coverage:

  • (1) Philadelphia 76ers vs. (5) Atlanta Hawks – Brian Anderson, Jim Jackson & Stephanie Ready
  • (2) Brooklyn Nets vs. (3) Milwaukee Bucks – Marv Albert, Grant Hill & Jared Greenberg
  • (1) Utah Jazz vs. (4) LA Clippers – Ian Eagle, Greg Anthony & Rebecca Haarlow
  • (2) Phoenix Suns vs. (3) Denver Nuggets – Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller & Chris Haynes

The network will then showcase a doubleheader tomorrow, Tuesday, June 8Atlanta Hawks vs. Philadelphia 76ers, Game 2 at 7:30 p.m. and LA Clippers vs. Utah Jazz, Game 1 at 10 p.m.

Following coverage of the Conference Semifinals presented by FanDuel Sportsbook, TNT will present exclusive coverage of the 2021 NBA Eastern Conference Finals presented by AT&T.

NBA on TNT – Monday, June 7
7:30 p.m. ET – TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by CarMax
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Brooklyn Nets, Game 2
10 p.m. – Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns, Game 1
Postgame – Inside the NBA presented by Kia

NBA on TNT – Tuesday, June 8
7:30 p.m. – TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by CarMax
Atlanta Hawks vs. Philadelphia 76ers, Game 2
10 p.m. – LA Clippers vs. Utah Jazz, Game 1
Postgame – Inside the NBA presented by Kia

NBA on TNT – Wednesday, June 9
9 p.m. – TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by CarMax
9:30 p.m. – Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns, Game 2
Postgame – Inside the NBA presented by Kia

NBA on TNT – Sunday, June 13
7:30 p.m. – TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by CarMax
8 p.m. – Phoenix Suns vs. Denver Nuggets, Game 4
Postgame – Inside the NBA presented by Kia

NBA on TNT – Monday, June 14
TBD – TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by CarMax
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Atlanta Hawks, Game 4
TBD – Utah Jazz vs. LA Clippers, Game 4
Postgame – Inside the NBA presented by Kia

NBA on TNT – Tuesday, June 15
TBD – TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by CarMax
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Brooklyn Nets, Game 5 (if necessary)
TBD – Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns, Game 5 (if necessary)
Postgame – Inside the NBA presented by Kia

NBA on TNT – Wednesday, June 16
TBD – TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by CarMax
Atlanta Hawks vs. Philadelphia 76ers, Game 5 (if necessary)
TBD – LA Clippers vs. Utah Jazz, Game 5 (if necessary)
Postgame – Inside the NBA presented by Kia

NBA on TNT – Saturday, June 19
TBD – TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by CarMax
TBD – Milwaukee Bucks vs. Brooklyn Nets, Game 7 (if necessary)
Postgame – Inside the NBA presented by Kia

In addition to best-in-class linear coverage on TNT, Turner Sports will be offering multiple companion and supplemental viewing experiences for this year's NBA Playoffs:

NBA Twitter Live
NBA Twitter Live – a complementary live stream experience on Twitter – returns for up to 19 NBA Playoff games this season. NBA Twitter Live offers fans unique opportunities to follow their favorite players during each game. A live poll will be available via @NBA throughout the entire first half of select games, whereby fans can vote for the player they want the iso-cam to follow during the second half.  Bleacher Report's Taylor Rooks will host NBA Twitter Live with various analysts, including Channing Frye and other guests.

TNT Overtime
TNT Overtime, available through NBA.com and the NBA App, will deliver enhanced coverage for more than 30 NBA Playoff games with exclusive content and camera angles. This unique companion experience allows fans to watch the game via one of four alternate camera angles (home player iso, away player iso, home backboard cam, away backboard cam) or all four angles at once. TNT Overtime’s highlights, stats and play-by-play integrations will be available alongside the live game experience.  Gatorade, CarMax, Hotels.com, State Farm and Microsoft will sponsor TNT Overtime during this year's NBA Playoffs.

TNT Bets presented by FanDuel Sportsbook
TNT Bets presented by FanDuel Sportsbook will return for select games as part of this season's playoff game coverage. TNT Bets is a betting-focused simulcast available through web-based TNT digital products featuring commentary from B/R Betting’s Cabbie Richards and Tim Doyle with FanDuel's in-house expert Tom Vecchio.  Users can access the content through authentication by using their cable provider credentials.

Perfect Picks
The B/R app has launched a special edition of Perfect Picks, giving fans the chance to win more than $40,000 throughout the 2021 NBA Playoffs. Perfect Picks is an interactive game in the B/R app that lets users select from a number of themed questions and submit their answers for the chance to be selected at random and win.

Live Streaming
Live streaming coverage of all NBA on TNT games is also available via http://www.tntdrama.com/watchtnt and the Watch TNT app. Additionally, for the first time this season, NBA on TNT games are incorporated into the B/R 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