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Here is Your 2010 Martin Luther King Day NBA on TNT Broadcast information

Monday, January 18, 2010 , Posted by Christopher Byrne at 11:55 AM, under , , , , ,

Across the United States, today is Martin Luther King Day. The NBA on TNT is offering up a triple-header of games. Before the start of the Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies game at 5:30 PM, NBA legends Oscar Robertson and Alonzo Mourning will be honored with the National Civil Rights Sports Legacy Awards.


Here is the broadcast schedule and talent assignments for tonight's games on TNT, followed by the TNT Press release.

2010 NBA on TNT Martin Luther King Day Tripleheader

5 p.m. NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com
Ernie Johnson (host), Charles Barkley (analyst), Kenny Smith (analyst) and Chris Webber (analyst)

5:30 p.m. Phoenix Suns @ Memphis Grizzlies
Announcers: Dick Stockton (play-by-play), Mike Fratello (analyst) and David Aldridge (reporter)

8 p.m. Dallas Mavericks @ Boston Celtics
Announcers: Kevin Harlan (play-by-play), Kevin McHale (analyst), Reggie Miller (analyst) and Cheryl Miller (reporter)

10:30 p.m. Orlando Magic @ Los Angeles Lakers
Announcers: Marv Albert (play-by-play), Doug Collins (analyst) and Craig Sager (reporter)

Post-game Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai
Ernie Johnson (host), Charles Barkley (analyst), Kenny Smith (analyst) and Chris Webber (analyst)

The NBA on TNT Presents a Special MLK Day Tripleheader Featuring a Rematch of the 2009 NBA Finals Between the Orlando Magic and L.A. Lakers.

Network to feature Suns @ Grizzlies (5:30 p.m. ET), Mavericks @ Celtics (8 p.m. ET) and Magic @ Lakers (10:30 p.m. ET)

TNT will present a special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day tripleheader on Monday, Jan. 18 with the action getting underway at 5 p.m. (ET). NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com, hosted by Ernie Johnson alongside Charles Barkley (analyst), Kenny Smith (analyst) and Chris Webber (analyst), will tip off the night and lead into a pre-game presentation of the National Civil Rights Sports Legacy Awards hosted by TNT’s David Aldridge. Live from the FedExForum in Memphis, the ceremony will honor NBA legends Oscar Robertson and Alonzo Mourning.

Following the presentation, the first game of the tripleheader gets underway featuring Steve Nash and the Phoenix Suns taking on O.J. Mayo and the Memphis Grizzlies at 5:30 p.m. (ET). Dick Stockton (play-by-play) and Mike Fratello (analyst) will call the action with Aldridge reporting. The second game of the night features Paul Pierce and the Boston Celtics hosting Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks at 8 p.m. (ET). Kevin Harlan (play-by-play) will call the action alongside Kevin McHale (analyst), Reggie Miller (analyst) with Cheryl Miller reporting. The final game of the evening features a 2009 NBA Finals rematch as Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic take on Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers at 10:30 p.m. (ET). Marv Albert will handle the play-by-play with Doug Collins (analyst) and Craig Sager reporting. The Emmy® award-winning studio show Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai with Johnson, Barkley, Smith and Webber will wrap up the night’s action.

Exclusive content, analysis from TNT announcers and replays of Inside the NBA are available on TNT OverTime on NBA.com. The broadband channel gives fans the inside scoop on players, coaches and storylines taking place around the league seven days a week. Check out the NBA on TNT pages on Twitter (http://twitter.com/NBAonTNT) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com) to see the latest NBA on TNT schedule, news updates and special features from TNT announcers.

NBA ON TNT UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Thursday, Jan. 21

8 p.m. NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com
Ernie Johnson (host), Charles Barkley (analyst), Kenny Smith (analyst) and Chris Webber (analyst)

8:15 p.m. Los Angeles Lakers @ Cleveland Cavaliers
Announcers: Marv Albert (play-by-play), Mike Fratello (analyst), Reggie Miller (analyst) and Craig Sager (reporter)

10:30 p.m. Los Angeles Clippers @ Denver Nuggets
Announcers: Kevin Harlan (play-by-play), Doug Collins (analyst) and David Aldridge (reporter)

Post-game Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai
Ernie Johnson (host), Charles Barkley (analyst), Kenny Smith (analyst) and Chris Webber (analyst)

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