Tuesday, June 29, 2010


Four Of The Five Pistons Summer League Games To Be Broadcast Live On NBA TV

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The National Basketball Association announced today the Pistons’ broadcast schedule for the NBA Summer League which is held in Las Vegas, NV. The 23-team league consists of 22 NBA teams, 11 which participated in the 2010 NBA Playoffs, and one team compiled with NBA D-League stars. Games will be played from July 9-18 on the campus of UNLV at both the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion.

Four of the five Pistons’ summer league games will be broadcast live by NBA TV. Detroit vs. Lakers on July 9 (8:00 p.m. EST), Detroit vs. Golden State on July 10 (8:00 p.m. EST), Detroit vs. Sacramento on July 12 (6:00 p.m. EST) and Detroit vs. New York on July 16 (4:00 p.m. EST) will all be broadcast live on NBA TV. Detroit vs. Miami on July 14 (10:30 p.m. EST) will be shown tape delayed.

NBA TV will air the full NBA Summer League schedule along with offering live daily studio programming with NBA GameTime. Fans will also have the opportunity to watch every game live on NBA.com through the NBA SUMMER LEAGUE BROADBAND.

NBA SUMMER LEAGUE BROADBAND is a subscription service offering fans a full slate of live NBA Summer League game webcasts via NBA.com/summerleaguebroadband. The complete package will be $14.95 for access to all 58 games on a live basis, as well as on a video-on-demand basis for up to one week following the conclusion of the league’s final game. A late season package will also be available beginning July 15, for $9.95.

Throughout NBA Summer League, NBA TV’s NBA GameTime will feature expert analysis from a combination of hosts, including Kyle Montgomery, Vince Cellini and analysts Eric Snow and Chris Webber, who will showcase the players, stories and news that develop this summer. An outstanding roster of NBA TV talent will be calling and reporting the action, including: Matt Winer, Rick Kamla, Joel Myers and Chad Andrus, who will handle play by play duties; analysts Kevin McHale, Brent Barry, Steve Smith, Chris Webber, Mike Fratello, and Dennis Scott and reporters David Aldridge and Kyle Montgomery. On-demand video clips of the studio programming will be available on NBA.com.

Following is the Pistons’ broadcast schedule for summer league:
July 9 Detroit vs. L.A. Lakers 8:00 p.m. EST NBA TV
July 10 Detroit vs. Golden State 8:00 p.m. EST NBA TV
July 12 Detroit vs. Sacramento 6:00 p.m. EST NBA TV
July 14 Detroit vs. Miami 10:30 p.m. EST NBA TV*
July 16 Detroit vs. New York 4:00 p.m. EST NBA TV