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ESPN’s NBA Full Court Press: Western Conference Doubleheader on Friday

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Episode 3 of More Than An Athlete Exclusively Available on ESPN+ This Week

The NBA on ESPN continues with a Western Conference doubleheader on Friday, Nov. 30. At 8 p.m., the Houston Rockets and James Harden will visit the San Antonio Spurs and DeMar DeRozan. Mike Breen will provide commentary with analyst Mark Jackson and reporter Jorge Sedano. In the nightcap, the Portland Trail Blazers and Damian Lillard will host the Denver Nuggets and Jamal Murray. Dave Pasch and analyst Doris Burke will call the action.

NBA Countdown, ESPN’s NBA pregame show, will tip off the evening’s coverage at 7 p.m. as host Michelle Beadle joins analysts Paul Pierce, Chauncey Billups and Jalen Rose to preview the doubleheader. The team will provide commentary throughout the night, including during halftime of both games.

Episode 3 of More Than An Athlete will be available on Tuesday, Nov. 27, exclusively on ESPN+, the premium direct-to-consumer sports service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment and ESPN. More Than An Athlete is an eight-episode series that examines the various stages and moments of LeBron James’ journey from basketball prodigy to global sports icon, businessman and philanthropist. More Than An Athlete is from ESPN+ and UNINTERRUPTED, the award-winning digital media company founded by LeBron James and Maverick Carter.

Additionally this week, Chauncey Billups will conduct an interview with Nuggets players Jamal Murray, Gary Harris and Nikola Jokic to air on Friday’s edition of NBA Countdown.

ESPN’s The Jump will air Monday through Friday at 3 p.m., hosted by Rachel Nichols and featuring a cast of high-profile analysts, reporters and guests. Monday’s show airs on ESPN2, while shows Tuesday through Friday air on ESPN.

More digital content is available on the NBA section of ESPN.com, including this week’s NBA Power Rankings.

All ESPN programming is available to stream on the ESPN App.

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