NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM will offer subscribers nationwide comprehensive coverage of the 2015-16 NBA season, offering live play-by-play of every game from Opening Night through the NBA Finals, plus daily in-depth talk and analysis on SiriusXM NBA Radio.
The NBA begins its 70th season on Tuesday, October 27, with a tripleheader featuring the Atlanta Hawks hosting the Detroit Pistons (8:00 pm ET), the Cleveland Cavaliers visiting the Chicago Bulls (8:00 pm ET) and the defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors hosting the New Orleans Pelicans (10:30 pm ET). Channels for these and future games on SiriusXM can be found at www.siriusxm.com/nba.
NBA programming is available to subscribers with XM Select, Sirius Premier or Sirius All-Access plans. Those satellite radio subscribers who add SiriusXM Internet Radio access to their subscription also get access to every team's official radio broadcast for every game on the SiriusXM app.
In addition to live play-by-play, SiriusXM NBA Radio offers fans the most extensive and in-depth NBA coverage available on radio. The channel airs nationwide on satellite radios (XM channel 86, Sirius channel 207) and on the SiriusXM app and offers live game broadcasts and a daily schedule of NBA-focused news and talk from a distinguished roster of hosts.
Personalities on the channel include former star players and coaches such as Vinny Del Negro, Mike Dunleavy, Sr., Rick Fox, Eddie Johnson, Stacey King, Rick Mahorn, Brian Scalabrine and Mateen Cleaves. They are joined on air by hosts Mark Boyle, Gerald Brown, Tom Byrne, Howie Cowart, Brian Geltzeiler, Jared Greenberg, Jonathan Hood, Frank Isola, Jason Jackson, Mitch Lawrence, Joel Meyers, Jeff Rickard and Justin Termine.
NBA fans can call in to discuss the latest headlines and weigh in with their opinions on the issues of the day. The channel will also feature regular interviews with current players and coaches as well as NBA legends, on-location broadcasts from special events and more.
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