Weekly Live Show, “This Week in the D-League” Debuts December 1

NBA TV to Televise 25 D-League Games

GREENVILLE, S.C., October 24 – NBA TV, the NBA's 24-hour television network, announced today that it will televise 23 regular season and two NBA Development League postseason games during the 2005-06 season. Coverage of D-League games begins November 22 when the November 18 season opener between the Albuquerque Thunderbirds and the Tulsa 66ers airs at 2 p.m. ET.

“This Week in the D-League”, a weekly program featuring the top stories and players from the NBA D-League, premieres on December 1. The show will air live every Thursday throughout the season at 9 p.m. ET. The show is a weekly round-up of the latest news, interviews and highlights from around the NBA’s minor league.

Launched in 1999, NBA TV is a fan's all-access channel for everything basketball. NBA TV offers exciting new technology such as High-Definition and VOD; more than 20 original series programs; more than 200 games including NBA, WNBA, NBA Development League, Entertainer's Basketball Classic streetball; major International competitions and weekly Euroleague games; exclusive access to NBA events; news from around the world of basketball; nightly highlights; Top 10 Plays of the Day; interviews with the game's insiders; real-time statistics; and, the latest fantasy basketball and video game news. NBA TV has more than 30 national advertisers on board, is available to 67 million U.S. homes including unprecedented carriage through seven of the nation's top 10 cable and satellite companies -- Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, Cablevision, Bright House, DIRECTV and DISH Network-- and is available to 39 other countries.

2005-06 D-League on NBA TV Game Schedule
Games shown on tape delayed basis. Dates and times subject to change.

Teams Game Date/Time* Telecast Date/Time*
Albuquerque at Tulsa Nov. 18/8 p.m. Nov. 22/2 p.m. & Nov. 26/noon
Roanoke at Florida Nov. 25/7 p.m. Nov. 29/2 p.m. & Dec. 3/noon
Albuquerque at Arkansas Dec. 2/8:30 p.m. Dec. 6/2 p.m. & Dec. 10/noon
Florida at Austin Dec. 10/8:30 p.m. Dec. 13/2 p.m. & Dec. 17/noon
Arkansas at Roanoke Dec. 16/7 p.m. Dec. 20/2 p.m. & Dec. 24/noon
Arkansas at Austin Dec. 23/8:30 p.m. Dec. 27/2 p.m. & Dec. 31/noon
Fort Worth at Arkansas Dec. 30/8:30 p.m. Jan. 3/2 p.m. & Jan. 7/noon
Albuquerque at Fort Worth Jan. 6/8 p.m. Jan. 10/2 p.m. & Jan. 14/noon
Austin vs. Arkansas** Jan. 15/11 a.m. Jan. 24/2 p.m. & Jan. 28/noon
Tulsa vs. Albuquerque** Jan. 15/2 p.m. Jan. 31/2 p.m. & Feb. 4/noon
Florida at Fayetteville** Jan. 15/5 p.m. Jan. 19/2 p.m. & Jan. 22/noon
Roanoke vs. Fort Worth** Jan. 15/8 p.m. Jan. 26/2 p.m. & Jan. 29/noon
Albuquerque vs. Austin** Jan. 16/11 a.m. Feb. 14/2 p.m. & Feb. 18/noon
Arkansas vs. Florida** Jan. 16/2 p.m. Feb. 2/2 p.m. & Feb. 5/noon
Fort Worth vs. Tulsa** Jan. 16/5 p.m. Feb. 9/2 p.m. & Feb. 12/noon
Roanoke at Fayetteville** Jan. 16/8 p.m. Feb. 7/2 p.m. & Feb. 11/noon
Roanoke at Albuquerque Feb. 24/9 p.m. Feb. 28/2 p.m. & March 4/noon
Austin at Tulsa March 4/3 p.m. March 7/2 p.m. & March 11/noon
Austin at Albuquerque March 10/9 p.m. March 14/2 p.m. & March 18/noon
Arkansas at Fort Worth March 18/8 p.m. March 21/2 p.m. & March 25/noon
Roanoke at Florida March 24/7 p.m. March 28/2 p.m. & April 1/noon
Florida at Arkansas April 1/8:30 p.m. April 4/2 p.m. & April 8/noon
Roanoke at Fayetteville April 7/7:30 p.m. April 11/2 p.m. & April 15/noon

*All times Eastern
**MLK Showcase in Fayetteville, N.C.