For the first time, ESPN and NBA TV will combine to air every game of the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. The 12-day, 82-game schedule will tip off with a record 10 games on Friday, July 6 and continue through Tuesday, July 17 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The first day will include five games on NBA TV and a tripleheader on ESPN. The Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings, who are selecting first and second, respectively, in this year’s draft, will meet on Saturday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN. This year’s Summer League, which will feature all 30 NBA teams for the first time, will culminate with the Championship Game on July 17 at 10 p.m. on ESPN. ESPN will present every game via the ESPN App, along with a record 46 games on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU. Meanwhile, NBA TV will air 36 games, beginning with the Summer League opener on July 6. NBA TV’s coverage of Day 1 will also feature a 5 p.m. ET game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Orlando Magic.
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Katie Couric and Queen Latifah during a keynote session at the Cannes Lions festival in France, announced new projects backed by Procter & Gamble and aimed at bolstering the number of female directors and storytellers. Via her production company Katie Couric Media, Couric is working on a series called Getting There, which profiles highly successful […]
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The PGA TOUR liked a new deal with Facebook, announcing an agreement with the platform to distribute exclusive Saturday and Sunday live competition coverage, on a free basis, from eight tournaments leading into the FedExCup Playoffs for the 2017-18 season. Running on Facebook Watch in the US, the coverage will be produced under the PGA […]
The NBA detailed activation plans for the NBA Draft this week, with promotion that includes (but is not limited to): American Express hosting an exclusive NBA Draft experience for approximately 140 Card Members and select executives, which will include a group photo on the NBA Draft stage, a private reception, and a Q&A/autograph/photo session with […]