Both Stampede "D-League Showcase" games to air LIVE on NBA TV
Idaho to play Jan. 9 and 11
NBA TV will broadcast the NBA Development League Showcase from Reno, Nev., when play tips off on Monday, Jan. 9 with the Stampede playing the Erie Bayhawks at 11 a.m. (MST).
The eighth-annual NBA D-League Showcase is hosted by the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority and will take place at the Reno Events Center, home of the Reno Bighorns. The showcase provides an opportunity for NBA D-League players and coaches to perform in front of NBA general managers, player personnel executives and scouts over four consecutive days as each team competes in two games throughout the showcase.
Play-by-play announcer Chad Andrus and analyst Kenyon Murray will be courtside providing match-up coverage, highlights, postgame recaps and more for all of the basketball action.
|NBA TV D-League Showcase Schedule (all times ET)|
|Monday, Jan. 9|
|Idaho Stampede @ Erie BayHawks||1 p.m.|
|Springfield Armor @ Los Angeles D-Fenders||3: 45 p.m.|
|Tuesday, Jan. 10|
|Maine Red Claws @ Sioux Falls Skyforce||1 p.m.|
|Erie BayHawks @ Austin Toros||3:45 p.m.|
|Wednesday, Jan. 11|
|Los Angeles D-Fenders @ Canton Charger||1 p.m.|
|Bakersfield Jam @ Idaho Stampede||3:45 p.m.|
|Thursday, Jan. 12|
|Austin Toros @ Dakota Wizards||1 p.m.|
|Tulsa 66ers @ Ft. Wayne Mad Ants||3:45 p.m.|
Twenty-three percent of players on 2010-11 NBA end-of-season rosters had NBA D-League experience, many of whom participated in an NBA D-League Showcase since its inception in 2005. During its seven-year history, more than 30 NBA D-League players have earned GATORADE Call-Ups from the NBA D-League to the NBA during or after the NBA D-League Showcase; while an even larger number benefited from the exposure afforded them at the NBA D-League Showcase.
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