Monday, 24 Jun 2024

‘Memorial Day Miracle’, Game 6 Thrillers, and More on NBA TV

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Serious planning for the resumption of the 2019-20 NBA season has begun, but we’re still a few weeks away from live basketball. In the meantime, NBA TV is keeping fans entertained with a rewind of some of the best performances and most exciting games in league history.

Monday: ‘The Memorial Day Miracle’

The Monday schedule includes a marathon of Dunk Contests, starting with the 1997 competition (Kobe Bryant) at 2 a.m. ET and ending with the 2020 contest at 11:30 a.m. There will also be two Rockets-Warriors playoff games: 2015 Game 4 (James Harden’s career playoff high 45 points) at 4 p.m. ET and 2018 Game 7 (the Rockets led by double-digits in the second half) at 6 p.m.

At 9 p.m. ET, celebrate Memorial Day with a special Pop Up Edition of the Memorial Day Miracle. The Spurs trailed Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals by 18 points in the third quarter and by six with a minute left in the fourth. However, they managed to come back and win with a game-winning three-pointer from Sean Elliott.

Tuesday: Bird’s Steal, Dwight vs. Nate, and Smits’ Big Shot

On Tuesday, you can catch Game 7 of the 1970 Finals at 9 a.m. ET, when Willis Reed hobbled onto the court and Walt Frazier led the Knicks to their first title. There will also be a Pop Up Edition replay of Zion Williamson’s NBA debut from January.

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At 6 p.m. ET, watch the Pistons take on the Celtics in Game 5 of the 1987 Eastern Conference finals. Larry Bird’s steal and assist in the final seconds secured the win for the Celtics.

Wednesday: Best of ‘Big Shot Bob’

The Wednesday schedule includes the last two games of the 1988 Finals at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. ET. Hall of Famer David Robinson will join Ernie Johnson for an episode of #NBATogether at 8:30 p.m. ET.

At 9 p.m. ET, relive Game 4 of the 2002 Western Conference Finals between the Kings and the Lakers. Robert Horry’s game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer turned the tide in favor of the Lakers.

Thursday: The Last Days of KD in OKC

Thursday’s schedule features some big games from The Finals in the 90s, including Game 4 of the 1995 Magic-Rockets series at 9 a.m. ET and Game 5 of the 1994 Knicks-Rockets series at 11 a.m. ET.

At 6 p.m. ET, watch Game 6 of the 2016 Western Conference Finals between the Warriors and the Thunder. Klay Thompson’s explosive performance helped the Warriors come back from a 3-1 deficit.

Friday: Game 6 Thrills

Friday’s schedule includes Game 3 of the 2002 Finals at 9 a.m. ET, a narrow win for the Lakers with a combined 71 points from Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal.

At 6 p.m. ET, see how John Stockton’s game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer sent the Jazz to The Finals for the first time in franchise history in Game 6 of the 1997 Western Conference Finals.

Sunday: ‘Rip City Revival’

On Sunday, relive the best moments from the Portland Trail Blazers of the 1990s. Starting at 10:30 a.m. ET, watch their thrilling double-overtime win over the Suns in Game 4 of the 1992 Western Conference semifinals. The day concludes with a special hour-long premiere.

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At 8 p.m. ET, join the celebration of the Trail Blazers’ 50th anniversary with ‘Rip City Revival’. This Basketball Stories retrospective looks back at the team’s impressive run from 1990-92, featuring interviews with stars Clyde Drexler, Terry Porter, and Buck Williams, among others.

For more information on NBA TV’s lineup and schedule, visit the official NBA website.


John Schuhmann is a senior stats analyst for NBA.com. You can find his archive here and follow him on Twitter here.

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FAQs

Q: What games will be featured on NBA TV this week?
A: NBA TV has lined up an exciting schedule of games, including Dunk Contests, playoff matchups, and memorable Finals moments. Be sure to tune in and relive some of the best moments in NBA history.

Q: Can I watch the games online?
A: Yes, you can watch NBA TV online through various streaming platforms. Check with your cable or streaming provider to see if NBA TV is included in your package.

Q: Will there be any special features or interviews during the broadcasts?
A: Yes, NBA TV will have Pop Up Editions and special interviews with basketball legends. Don’t miss out on these exclusive insights and behind-the-scenes stories.

Summary

NBA TV is bringing the excitement of the NBA to fans with a lineup of classic games and special features. From iconic shots to thrilling comebacks, there’s something for every basketball enthusiast to enjoy. Tune in and relive the most memorable moments in NBA history. Visit the official NBA website for more information and schedules.

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