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ESPN kicks off NBA coverage

NBA Countdown charged by Mountain Dew will make its NBA regular season debut

ESPN’s opening week of the NBA season is highlighted by four doubleheaders – Wednesday opens with the Cavs and Knicks, Spurs and Warriors, Thursday OKC Thunder and 76ers, Rockets and Lakers, Friday Celtics and Bulls, Clippers and Blazers and Saturday Cavs and Raptors, Warriors and Pelicans. The opening week concludes Sunday with the Bulls taking on the Pacers.

NBA Countdown charged by Mountain Dew will make its NBA regular season debut with host Michelle Beadle and analysts Jalen Rose, Chauncey Billups and Tracy McGrady ahead of Thursday’s doubleheader for an hour-long episode at 10am on ESPN2.

NBA opening week schedule live on ESPN2 includes:

New York Knicks v Cleveland Cavaliers, Wed 26 Oct 10.30am Live
San Antonio Spurs v Golden State Warriors, Wed 26 Oct 1:30pm Live
Cleveland Cavaliers v Toronto Raptors, Sat 29 Oct 10am Live
Golden State Warriors v New Orleans Pelicans, Sat 29 Oct 12:30pm Live

See the full NBA schedule here with Australian broadcast times.

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