NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM will offer subscribers extensive coverage of NBA All-Star 2015 - February 12-15 - with more than 30 hours of programming from New York on the SiriusXM NBA Radio channel, plus the live broadcasts of the 64th NBA All-Star Game from Madison Square Garden and other All-Star Weekend events.
Highlighting the weekend will be a special SiriusXM Town Hall program featuring Hall of Famers Clyde Drexler, Isiah Thomas and Dominique Wilkins, and hosted by Mad Dog Sports Radio host Stephen A. Smith. Drexler, Thomas, Wilkins and Smith will sit down in the SiriusXM studios on Friday, February 13, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm 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 7:00 pm ET, Saturday at 5:00 pm ET and Sunday at 6:00 pm ET, and on Mad Dog Sports Radio (SiriusXM channel 85) on Saturday at 1:00 pm ET and Sunday at 7:00 am ET.
On Friday, February 13, 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 New York City from 6:00 to 7:00 pm 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 Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer. "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 7:00 am to 7:00 pm ET from the Sheraton Hotel on Thursday, February 12, and Friday, February 13, and will present shows from All-Star practice at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, February 14, and from the NBA Legends Brunch at the Javits Center on Sunday, February 15.
Subscribers will also get ESPN Radio's broadcasts of the 64th NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, February 15 (8:30 pm ET), the State Farm All-Star Saturday Night events at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, February 14 (8:30 pm ET), and the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at Barclays Center on Friday, February 13 (9:00 pm ET). These broadcasts will air on both ESPN Radio (SiriusXM channel 83) and on SiriusXM NBA Radio (Sirius channel 207, XM channel 86).
SiriusXM NBA Radio Schedule – NBA All-Star Weekend: (All times ET)
Thursday, Feb. 12 – Sheraton Hotel, NY
- 7 – 11 am: The Starting Lineup with Frank Isola and Mateen Cleaves
- 11 am – 3 pm: Off the Dribble with Jason Jackson, Joel Meyers and Jerry Stackhouse
- 3 – 6 pm: NBA Today with Justin Termine and Nancy Lieberman
- 6 – 7 pm: The Bottom Line Sports Show with Gerald Brown, Howie Cowart and Charles Oakley
Friday, Feb. 13 – Sheraton Hotel, NY
- 7 – 11 am: The Starting Lineup with Frank Isola and Mateen Cleaves
- 11 am – 3 pm: Off the Dribble with Jason Jackson, Joel Meyers and Nancy Lieberman
- 3 – 5 pm: NBA Today with Justin Termine and Nancy Lieberman
- 3:30 – 4:30 pm: SiriusXM Town Hall with Clyde Drexler, Isiah Thomas, Dominique Wilkins and Stephen A. Smith (taped in studio for later airing)
- 5 – 6 pm: The Bottom Line Sports Show with Gerald Brown, Howie Cowart and Penny Hardaway
- 6 – 7 pm: Year One with Aaron Gordon, C.J. McCollum and Justin Termine
- 7 – 8 pm: Broadcast of SiriusXM Town Hall with Clyde Drexler, Isiah Thomas, Dominique Wilkins and Stephen A. Smith
Saturday, Feb. 14 – All-Star Practice, Madison Square Garden, NY
- 10 am – 1 pm: Off the Dribble with Justin Termine and Mateen Cleaves
Sunday, Feb. 15 – NBA Legends Brunch, Javits Center, NY
- 10 am – 1 pm: Off the Dribble with Frank Isola and Jerry Stackhouse
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