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ABS-CBN S+A to air NBA preseason games
ABS-CBN Sports on Sep 30, 2017 10:14 AM
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ABS-CBN S+A will air NBA preseason games starting Tuesday (October 3) to ease fans and players alike back into the grind before the opening of the 72nd season of the world's best professional basketball league this coming October 18.
Starting off the festivities are the Milwaukee Bucks led by All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Dallas Mavericks, which will introduce their draft pick Dennis Smith Jr. alongside Mavs legend Dirk Nowitzki on Tuesday (October 3) at 8:30 am LIVE on S+A and S+A HD.
It will be followed by the match-ups between cross-city rivals Brooklyn and New York on Wednesday (October 4) at 7:30 am; while Memphis and Philadelphia check each other on Thursday (October 5) at 7 am. Meanwhile, defending champion Golden State Warriors will pay a visit to the Jimmy Butler-led Minnesota Timberwolves on October 9 at 7 am while Houston will get to test their Chris Paul-James Harden experiment as they fly to New York to face Kristaps Porzingis and the Knicks for their game on October 10, which will air at 7:30 am.
Fans will also get a glimpse of Lebron James' new Cleveland Cavaliers squad with recruits Isaiah Thomas, 2011 MVP Derrick Rose, and Dwyane Wade when they battle Rose and Wade's former team, the rebuilding Chicago Bulls to be led by Zach Lavine and rookie Lauri Markannen on October 11,at 8 am.
Wrapping up the preseason offerings on S+A are the Boston Celtics that will feature their new Big Three of Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward, and Al Horford when they go up against Kemba Walker and Dwight Howard of the Charlotte Hornets on October 12 at 7 am.
S+A will also air the 2017 WNBA Finals Game 4 between Minnesota and Los Angeles on Monday (October 2) at 12 noon with same day replay at 8 pm. The 2017-2018 “NBA Action” will also be aired beginning Friday (October 6) at 11 am.
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