Media Release

TNT to Present Game 4 Tripleheader – Thunder vs. Rockets, Heat vs. Pacers & Lakers vs. Trail Blazers – Beginning This Afternoon, Aug. 24, at 4 p.m. ET

NBA Digital NBA on TNT

NBA TV to Televise Bucks vs. Magic Game 4, Tipping Off Today at 1:30 p.m.

TNT to Feature Game 5 Doubleheaders Tuesday, Aug. 25 & Wednesday, Aug. 26

TNT will continue NBA Playoffs coverage today, Monday, Aug. 24, with a trio of Game 4s – the Oklahoma City Thunder and Chris Paul vs. Houston Rockets and James Harden at 4 p.m. ET; the Miami Heat and Jimmy Butler vs. Indiana Pacers and T.J. Warren at 6:30 p.m.; and the Los Angeles Lakers and LeBron James vs. Portland Trail Blazers and Damian Lillard at 9 p.m.

Monday’s game lineup will begin with the first Game 4 of the day – Milwaukee Bucks and Giannis Antetokounmpo vs. Orlando Magic and Nikola Vučević – on NBA TV at 1:30 p.m.

Tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 25, TNT will present a pair of pivotal Game 5 showdowns, tipping off with the Utah Jazz and Donovan Mitchell vs. the Denver Nuggets and Nikola Jokić at 6:30 p.m.  In the second game, the Dallas Mavericks and Luka Dončić will take on the LA Clippers and Kawhi Leonard at 9 p.m.

Wednesday’s TNT coverage will showcase a Game 5 doubleheader – Rockets/Thunder at 6:30 p.m., followed by Lakers/Trail Blazers at 9 p.m.  NBA TV will provide coverage of Indiana/Miami (if necessary) at 1:30 p.m., and Orlando/Milwaukee at 4 p.m.

TNT’s NBA Playoffs coverage will feature the Sports Emmy Award-winning studio team of host Ernie Johnson alongside Hall of Famers Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal and two-time NBA Champion Kenny Smith providing analysis during the TNT NBA Tip-Off Presented by Autotrader pregame show and the American Express Halftime Report, with extensive Inside the NBA Presented by Kia postgame commentary.

In addition to TNT’s First Round games, presented by Rocket Mortgage, the network will also present the Conference Semifinals, along with exclusive coverage of the 2020 NBA Western Conference Finals presented by AT&T 5G.

2020 TNT & NBA TV Playoffs Schedule (First Round, Games 4-5)

Date

Time (ET)

Network

Game/Commentators (Play-by-Play, Analyst, Reporter)

Mon., Aug. 24

1:30 p.m.

NBA TV

Orlando Magic vs. Milwaukee Bucks, Game 4
Joel Meyers, Greg Anthony & Rebecca Haarlow

 

4 p.m.

TNT

TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader
Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith & Shaquille O’Neal

 

 

TNT

Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, Game 4
Bob Fitzgerald, Jim Jackson & Stephanie Ready

 

6:30 p.m.

TNT

Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat, Game 4
Spero Dedes, Stan Van Gundy & Haarlow

 

9 p.m.

TNT

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers, Game 4
Brian Anderson, Chris Webber & Jared Greenberg

 

Postgame

TNT

Inside the NBA presented by Kia
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O’Neal

Tue., Aug. 25

6:30 p.m.

TNT

TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O’Neal

 

 

TNT

Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets, Game 5
Dedes, Van Gundy & Haarlow

 

9 p.m.

TNT

Dallas Mavericks vs. LA Clippers, Game 5
Anderson, Webber & Greenberg

 

Postgame

TNT

Inside the NBA presented by Kia
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O’Neal

Wed., Aug. 26

1:30 p.m.

NBA TV

Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers, Game 5 (IF NECESSARY)
Meyers, Anthony & Ready

 

4 p.m.

NBA TV

Orlando Magic vs. Milwaukee Bucks, Game 5
Fitzgerald, Jackson & Haarlow

 

6:30 p.m.

TNT

TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O’Neal

 

 

TNT

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets, Game 5
Dedes, Van Gundy & Ready

 

9 p.m.

TNT

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Lakers, Game 5
Anderson, Webber & Greenberg

 

Postgame

TNT

Inside the NBA presented by Kia
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O’Neal

 

Live streaming coverage of all NBA on TNT playoff games will also be available via http://www.tntdrama.com/watchtnt and the Watch TNT App, with opening round coverage sponsored by AT&T, Quicken Loans and Apple Music.  Fans can access the games whenever and wherever they desire by logging in with the username and password provided by their TV service provider.

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