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NBA Friday appears every Friday with live coverage of the biggest games in primetime sense the 2002 season, during the National Basketball Association regular season on ESPN and is avalible in high definition on ESPN HD. It begins in early November and appear just about every week untill the conclusion in mid April and consists of of two NBA games, one at 8pm ET and the night cap at 10:30pm ET. NBA Shootaround is the official pregame show, half time and post game show along with live in game updates from around the league along with the host John Saunders and analysis from Tim Legler, Greg Anthony and Stephen A. Smith. NBA Shootaround is also, along with the games, avalible in high definition on ESPN HD. The National Basketball Association, more commonly referred to as the NBA, is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... ESPN (once an abbreviation for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... ESPN HD is a cable television network owned by Disney that broadcasts 24/7. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... NBA Shootaround logo NBA Shootaround is a National Basketball Association pregame show for NBA Friday, which appears every Friday during the regular season, on ESPN. The official name is Kia NBA Shootaround and has been sence the show began in 2002. ... John Saunders, is currently a journalist for ESPN and ABC. Before working for ESPN, he worked in Baltimore for WMAR and for City-TV in Toronto. ... Timothy Eugene Legler (born December 26, 1966 in Washington, D.C.) is a former professional basketball player in the NBA at the shooting guard position from 1990 to 2000, and now currently appears regularly on the ESPN programme NBA Shootaround and basketball analyst for SportsCenter. ... Gregory C. Anthony (born November 15, 1967 in Las Vegas, Nevada) is a former NBA basketball player. ... Stephen A. Smith Stephen A. Smith is an American sportswriter and media personality. ... NBA Shootaround logo NBA Shootaround is a National Basketball Association pregame show for NBA Friday, which appears every Friday during the regular season, on ESPN. The official name is Kia NBA Shootaround and has been sence the show began in 2002. ... ESPN HD is a cable television network owned by Disney that broadcasts 24/7. ...


Throughout the early part of the year, before Christmas, the 8pm ET game is done with play-by-play by Jim Durham with Steve "Snapper" Jones with the color commentator job and Jim Gray with reports from the sideline. After Christmas, Mike Tirico is often seen doing play-by-play, taking the place of Durham. The night cap, at 10:30pm ET, is seen with legendary commentator Brent Musburger with the play-by-play duties along with analysis from Bill Walton and sideline reporter Mark Jones. Tom Tolbert is also sometimes seen with analysis for games as a fill in. Stephen Howard Snapper Jones is one of the most respected and watched NBA analysts. ... Jim Gray may refer to: James N. Gray, computer scientist James P. Gray, judge and Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Mike Tirico is a commentator for ESPN/ABC. He has been host of ABC Sports golf coverage since 1996. ... Brent Woody Musburger (born May 26, 1939 in Portland, Oregon) is an American sportscaster for ABC. // Early Career Educated at Northwestern Universitys Medill School of Journalism, Musburger began his career as a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago American newspaper. ... Bill Walton, while playing for the Portland Trail Blazers William Theodore Walton III, better known as Bill Walton (born November 5, 1952 in La Mesa, California), is an American former basketball player and current television sportscaster. ... Byron Thomas Tolbert (born October 16, 1965 in Long Beach, California) is an American sports radio personality/television color analyst for the National Basketball Association. ...


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ESPN Family of Networks: ESPN | ESPN2 | ESPNEWS | ESPN Classic | ESPNU | ESPN Deportes | ESPN HD | ESPN2 HD | ESPN Now | ESPN Plus | ESPN PPV | ESPN 360 | ESPN Radio | ESPN Deportes Radio NBA Fastbreak is a highlight and analysis show and the only five night a week program one hundred percent devoted to the National Basketball Association. ... NBA Shootaround logo NBA Shootaround is a National Basketball Association pregame show for NBA Friday, which appears every Friday during the regular season, on ESPN. The official name is Kia NBA Shootaround and has been sence the show began in 2002. ... ESPN (once an abbreviation for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... ESPN2 debuted on October 1, 1993, as a sister station of ESPN. Nicknamed the deuce, ESPN2 was to be branded as a network for a younger generation of sports fans featuring edgier graphics as well as extreme sports like motocross, snowboarding, and BMX racing. ... ESPNEWS (word origin: grammatical blend of ESPN and news), launched on November 1, 1996, is a 24-hour-a-day sports news television channel produced by the sports network ESPN. It airs news, highlights, press conferences, and commentary by analysts all in relation to sports. ... ESPN Classic features reruns of famous sporting events, sports documentaries, and sports themed movies. ... ESPNU is a television channel that specializes in college sports, and is produced by, affiliated with and owned by parent network ESPN. The network was launched on March 4, 2005 from the Oklahoma State University Campus in Stillwater, Oklahoma. ... ESPN Deportes is an cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... ESPN HD is a cable television network owned by Disney that broadcasts 24/7. ... ESPN2 HD is a cable television network owned by Disney that broadcasts 24/7. ... A network started by ESPN, ESPN Now posts around-the-clock listings of television events on the ESPN Family of Networks, as well as up-to-date news. ... ESPN Radio is a national sports radio network in the United States launched on January 1, 1992. ...

ESPN Business Ventures: ESPN.com | ESPN The Magazine | ESPN Deportes La Revista | ESPN Books | ESPN Zone | ESPY Awards | Mobile ESPN | ESPN Intergration ESPN, an abbreviation of Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... ESPN The Magazine is a bi-weekly sports magazine published by the ESPN sports network. ... ESPN Zone is a small chain of very large restaurants that include arcades, TV studios, and radio studios. ... The ESPY Awards are a set of annual sports awards given out by the ESPN sports television channel in the United States since 1993. ... Mobile ESPN is a Mobile Virtual Network Operator using the Sprint wireless network. ...

Key Programs: Around the Horn | Baseball Tonight | Cold Pizza | College GameDay | Monday Night Football | Outside the Lines | Pardon the Interruption | Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith | SportsCenter | Sunday NFL Countdown | Sunday Night Baseball For the BBC radio comedy see Round the Horne Around the Horns current logo. ... ESPNs Baseball Tonight Logo Baseball Tonight is a highlight and conversation show on ESPN. The show, which recaps the days Major League Baseball action, has been on the air since 1990 and is similar to the networks NFL Primetime, NHL 2Night and NBA Shootaround. ... Cold Pizza is a television show that describes sports and other topics on ESPN2. ... College Gameday logo College GameDay is an ESPN show that first aired in 1989 with Bob Carpenter as host and Lee Corso and Beano Cook as analysts. ... Commemorative Monday Night Football U.S. postage stamp Monday Night Football (MNF) is a live television broadcast of one of the premier National Football League games of the week. ... Outside the Lines began in 1990 as a monthly progam that examined a critical issue in American sports. ... Pardon the Interruption Logo Pardon the Interruption (also known as PTI), is a sports TV show on ESPN filmed in Washington, DC starring syndicated newspaper columnists and longtime friends Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon of The Washington Post. ... Stephen A. Smith Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith is a television show on ESPN2 hosted by media personality, Philadelphia Inquirer columnist and NBA Shootaround analyst Stephen A. Smith. ... This articles neutrality is compromised by weasel words. Please see the relevant discussion on the talk page. ... Sunday NFL Countdown logo Sunday NFL Countdown is a pregame show of all the NFL action for that week. ... Sunday Night Baseball logo Sunday Night Baseball is the Major League Baseball game of the week that appears every Sunday night at 8pm ET on ESPN during the regular season. ...

Top Personalities: Chris Berman | Linda Cohn | Lee Corso | Rece Davis | Chris Fowler | Suzy Kolber | Bob Ley | Kenny Mayne | Dan Patrick | Stuart Scott | Dick Vitale Chris Berman, ESPN Personality. ... Linda Cohn (born November 10, 1959) is an accomplished sportscaster who appears on ESPNs SportsCenter as an anchor. ... Lee Corso (born 1936), American sports broadcaster and football analyst. ... Rece Davis (born in Muscle Shoals, Alabama), is currently a journalist for ESPN since 1994. ... Chris Fowler is a sports broadcaster for ESPN known best for his work on College GameDay for college football. ... Kolber interviewing Mark Brunell. ... Bob Ley (born March 16, 1955 in Newark, New Jersey) is a sportscaster for the ESPN cable-TV network. ... Kenny Mayne (born September 1, 1959) is a sports journalist for ESPN. Kenny started at ESPN in 1994 as a SportSmash anchor on ESPN2, and soon moved over to the main network. ... Daniel Patrick Pugh (born May 15, 1956), better known as Dan Patrick, is a sportscaster from Mason, Ohio, United States. ... Stuart Scott (born July 19, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American sportscaster for ESPN, most visibly as an anchor on SportsCenter. ... Dick Vitale, left, clowning around with Calbert Cheaney Dick Vitale, also known as Dickie V, and Mr. ...


 
 

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