ABC, ESPN and NBA-TV will also provide coverage. It is a great time of the year for those that love NBA betting and exciting action.
Basketball betting during the playoffs gets more attention because the games are on television. TNT and NBA-TV will televise approximately 50 live playoff games. TNT has the entire Western Conference Finals. In addition to the televised coverage, NBA.com will provide live video streaming of three games in the first round, eight games in the second round, and they will provide coverage of the Western Conference Finals. "We are excited to bring fans around the world all of the excitement and drama of the NBA playoffs on so many different platforms," said David Levy of TNT sports, "Through our extensive and unique NBA portfolio, we've established a great position to capture NBA fans at multiple destinations, allowing them to access video and information anywhere at anytime."
TNT got excellent ratings last year for the playoffs. Their ratings were up 19 percent over the previous year. NBA betting information indicates that TNT will air approximately 43 games, including exclusive second round and Western Conference Finals coverage. The Western Conference features the Los Angeles Lakers so TNT does well with their coverage of the Western Conference Finals. TNT has a popular studio team of Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, and Kenny Smith. NBA-TV will air approximately six live playoff games. They will also show Eastern and Western Conference preview shows. NBA-TV will also show a postgame show every night in the studio throughout the playoffs.
If you need more information for your basketball betting then you can check out NBA.com as they will have every postgame news conference throughout the playoffs. TNT and NBA-TV will also have a "Look Ahead" for NBA.com after every game. As you watch the games on TNT you will hear play-by-play announcer Marv Albert and analyst Reggie Miller in addition to the teams of Kevin Harlan and Doug Collins and Dick Stockton and Mike Fratello. Kevin McHale will also be an analyst. Sideline reporters will include Craig Sager, David Aldridge, and Cheryl Miller, with Marc Fein, Dei Lynam, Marty Snider and Frank Isola also providing reports. TNT begins their playoff coverage on Sunday, April 18 with a first-round tripleheader of games.