SiriusXM Announces NBA All-Star Weekend Coverage
February 9, 2015 at 2:15 PM (PT)
SIRIIUSXM is prepared to roll out more than 30 hours of programming from the NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND, FEBRUARY 12th through 15th from NEW YORK. The SIRIUSXM NBA RADIO channel will also offer live broadcasts of the 64th NBA ALL-STAR GAME from MADISON SQUARE GARDEN and other weekend events.
Highlighting the WEEKEND will be a special SIRIUSXM TOWN HALL program featuring Hall of Famers CLYDE DREXLER, ISIAH THOMAS and DOMENIQUE WILKINS, hosted by MAD DOG SPORTS RADIO host STEPHEN A. SMITH. The session will take place on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13th, from 3:3-4:30p (ET), where they will answer questions from the in-studio audience and discuss the ALL-STAR GAME and other headline topics from the NBA. The broadcast will air on SiriusXM NBA RADIO (SIRIUS channel 207, XM channel 86) on FRIDAY at 7p (ET), SATURDAY at 5p (ET) and SUNDAY at 6p, and on MAD DOG SPORTS RADIO (SIRIUSXM channel 85) on SATURDAY at 1p (ET) and SUNDAY at 7a (ET).
On FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13th, ORLANDO MAGIC rookie forward AARON GORDON will host a special edition of his SIRIUSXM NBA RADIO show, "Year One," live from the media center at the SHERATON HOTEL in N.Y. from 6p to 7p (ET). He will be joined by PORTLAND TRAILBLAZERS guard C.J. McCOLLUM, who hosted the show during his rookie season in 2013-14.
“As we go into one of the premiere showcase events in all of sports, SIRIUSXM listeners will hear from the people who know the game best, including NBA legends, players and league insiders,” said SIRIUSXM Pres.t/Chief Content Officer SCOTT GREENSTEIN. “We’re excited to celebrate NBA ALL-STAR 2015 with their insight and analysis, plus live event coverage, to bring our subscribers closer to everything happening on and off the court in NEW YORK.”
SIRIUSXM NBA RADIO’s coverage throughout NBA All-Star 2015 will feature analysis by HALL OF FAMER NANCY LIEBERMAN, JERRY STACKHOUSE, MATEEN CLEAVES, PENNY HARDAWAY and CHARLES OAKLEY, along with hosts FRANK ISOLA, JASON JACKSON, JUSTIN TERMINE, JOEL MEYERS, GERALD BROWN and HOWIE COWART.
The channel will broadcast live from 7a-7p (ET) from the SHERATON HOTEL on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12th, and FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13th, and will present shows from ALL-STAR practice at MADISON SQUARE GARDEN on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14th, and from the NBA LEGENDS BRUNCH at the JAVITS CENTER on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15th.
Subscribers will also get ESPN RADIO’s broadcasts of the 64th NBA ALL-STAR GAME on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15th (8:30p ET), the STATE FARM ALL-STAR SATURDAY NIGHT events at the BARCLAYS CENTER in BROOKLYN on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14th (8:30p ET), and the BBVA COMPASS RISING STARS CHALLENGE at BARCLAYS CENTER on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13th (9p ET). These broadcasts will air on both ESPN RADIO (SIRIUSXM channel 83) and on SIRIUSXM NBA RADIO (SIRIUS channel 207, XM channel 86).