NBA TV to televise 21 upcoming NBA G League games
The following press release is from NBA Digital:
NBA TV will televise 21 upcoming NBA G League games, including a matchup between the Greensboro Swarm vs. Maine Red Claws on Sunday, Nov. 26, at 1 p.m. ET. The network’s season-long schedule will feature an extensive lineup of teams this year including the defending champion Raptors 905 and 2017 runner-up Rio Grande Valley Vipers, as well as the new Lakeland Magic, Memphis Hustle and Wisconsin Herd. The official minor league of the NBA, the NBA G League tipped off its 17th season with a record 26 teams earlier this month.
In addition to its expanded weekly live game coverage, the network will televise six games from the NBA G League Showcase – Wednesday, Jan. 10 through Saturday, Jan. 13 – from Mississauga, Ontario, home of the Raptors 905. The NBA G League Showcase affords players and coaches the opportunity to display their skills in front of general managers and player personnel executives from all 30 NBA teams. This year’s NBA opening-night rosters featured a record 167 players with NBA G League experience, representing 38% of all NBA players.
2017-18 NBA TV NBA G League Schedule (All Times Eastern)
|Sunday, Nov. 26||1 p.m.||Greensboro Swarm vs. Maine Red Claws|
|Sunday, Dec. 3||2 p.m.||Raptors 905 vs. Long Island Nets|
|Tuesday, Dec. 5||11 a.m.||Rio Grande Valley Vipers vs. Raptors 905|
|Sunday, Dec. 10||3 p.m.||Santa Cruz Warriors vs. Austin Spurs|
|Sunday, Dec. 17||3 p.m.||Canton Charge vs. Austin Spurs|
|Tuesday, Dec. 26||1 p.m.||Wisconsin Herd vs. Greensboro Swarm|
|Sunday, Dec. 31||1 p.m.||Lakeland Magic vs. Maine Red Claws|
|Sunday, Jan. 7||1 p.m.||Raptors 905 vs. Maine Red Claws|
|Wednesday, Jan. 10||Noon||Santa Cruz Warriors vs. Grand Rapids Drive*|
|2:30 p.m.||Austin Spurs vs. Windy City Bulls*|
|Thursday, Jan. 11||8:30 p.m.||Lakeland Magic vs. Memphis Hustle*|
|Saturday, Jan. 13||Noon||Sioux Falls Skyforce vs. Raptors 905*|
|2:30 p.m.||South Bay Lakers vs. Lakeland Magic*|
|5 p.m.||Reno Bighorns vs. Delaware 87ers*|
|Sunday, Jan. 21||3 p.m.||Memphis Hustle vs. Oklahoma City Blue|
|Sunday, Feb. 11||1 p.m.||Memphis Hustle vs. Grand Rapids Drive|
|Wednesday, Feb. 21||11 a.m.||Greensboro Swarm vs. Lakeland Magic|
|Sunday, Feb. 25||1 p.m.||Windy City Bulls vs. Maine Red Claws|
|Sunday, March 4||3 p.m.||Westchester Knicks vs. Lakeland Magic|
|Sunday, March 11||3 p.m.||Erie Bayhawks vs. Canton Charge|
|Sunday, March 18||1 p.m.||Lakeland Magic vs. Maine Red Claws|
|*- Denotes NBA G League Showcase Games|
About the NBA G League
The NBA’s official minor league, the NBA G League prepares players, coaches, officials, trainers and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 26 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2017-18 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. An all-time-high 44 percent of all NBA players at the end of the 2016-17 season boasted NBA G League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA Cares programs. NBA G League games are available on ESPN’s family of networks and NBA TV.
About NBA TV
NBA TV is a part of NBA Digital, the NBA’s extensive cross-platform portfolio of digital assets jointly-managed by the NBA and Turner Sports including NBA TV, NBA App, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS and NBAGLEAGUE.com.