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NBA Playoffs Weekend Schedule on ESPN & ABC


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The NBA Playoffs will continue on ESPN this weekend, beginning Friday, May 11, when the Los Angeles Clippers – led by their dynamic duo of Chris Paul and Blake Griffin – host the Memphis Grizzlies and Zach Randolph in Game Six of their first round series. Coverage will begin at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN and include Mike Breen and analyst Jeff Van Gundy providing commentary with Doris Burke reporting. Kia NBA Countdown will preview the game at 8 p.m.


ABC will broadcast an NBA Playoffs doubleheader on Sunday, May 13, beginning at 1 p.m. with either Game Seven of the Clippers-Grizzlies first round series or Game One of the Clippers-San Antonio Spurs conference semifinals series. Breen, Van Gundy and Burke will call the game.  At 3:30 p.m., the Miami Heat – led by their superstar trio of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh – will host the Indiana Pacers and Danny Granger in Game One of their conference semifinals series. Mike Tirico and analyst Hubie Brown will call the action with reporter Lisa Salters. Kia NBA Countdown will precede the doubleheader at 12:30 p.m.

This weekend’s schedule:

Date Time (ET) Game Commentators Networks
Fri, May 11 8 p.m. Kia NBA Countdown Magic Johnson, Jon Barry, Michael Wilbon, Chris Broussard ESPN
  9 p.m. Memphis Grizzlies at Los Angeles Clippers Gm. 6 Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Doris Burke ESPN, ESPN3, ESPN Mobile TV, WatchESPN
Sun, May 13 12:30 p.m. Kia NBA Countdown Johnson, Barry, Wilbon, Broussard ABC
  1 p.m. Clippers at Grizzlies Gm. 7 or Clippers at San Antonio Spurs Gm. 1 Breen, Van Gundy, Burke


  3:30 p.m. Indiana Pacers at Miami Heat Gm. 1 Mike Tirico, Hubie Brown, Lisa Salters ABC