NBA In-Season Tournament broadcast: who will be the commentator teams for the quarterfinals?
TNT’s In-Season Tournament coverage will see TNT and ESPN commentators integrated across both networks.
ESPN and TNT have announced that they will collaborate on game and studio coverage for the Inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament Semifinals on Thursday, December 7. TNT’s In-Season Tournament coverage will see TNT and ESPN commentators integrated across both networks throughout the night.
ESPN will exclusively televise the 5 p.m. ET semifinal game, with ESPN’s Mike Breen and Doris Burke being joined by TNT analyst Reggie Miller to provide commentary for the game. ESPN’s Lisa Salters will serve as the reporter.
NBA Tip-Off in Las Vegas will include Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal alongside ESPN’s NBA Countdown studio team. Pregame coverage starts at 7:30 p.m. ET and live game coverage will follow at 9 p.m. ET.
Kevin Harlan will call TNT’s Semifinals coverage with Candace Parker, Doc Rivers and Allie LaForce. Inside the NBA coverage following the Semifinals will feature Johnson, Barkley, Smith and O’Neal along with Stephen A. Smith and Michael Wilbon of ESPN.
Quarterfinals commentator teams
TNT’s commentator teams for the quarterfinal round will be as follows:
Kevin Harlan (play-by-play), Reggie Miller (analyst) and Allie LaForce (reporter)
Brian Anderson, Stan Van Gundy and Chris Haynes
Ian Eagle, Grant Hill and Jared Greenberg
Spero Dedes, Greg Anthony and Stephanie Ready