SAN ANTONIO, June 5, 2003 – The NBA Finals, featuring the San Antonio Spurs and the New Jersey Nets, will be broadcast in Chinese by Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Inc., the NBA announced today.

Sherman Ngan, the popular morning show host for MRBI will be the play-by-play commentator for the series and he will be joined by different celebrity color commentators for each game. The games will air on KMRB-AM 1430 in Los Angeles, WZRC-AM 1480 in New York.

The schedule for Multicultural Radio Broadcasting’s Chinese language broadcast:

Date - Local (ET)
Game 1 - Wed June 4 New Jersey at San Antonio 7:30PM 8:30PM
Game 2 - Fri June 6 New Jersey at San Antonio 7:30PM 8:30PM
Game 3 - Sun June 8 San Antonio at New Jersey 8:30PM 8:30PM
Game 4 - Wed June 11 San Antonio at New Jersey 8:30PM 8:30PM
Game 5 * Fri June 13 San Antonio at New Jersey 8:30PM 8:30PM
Game 6 * Sun June 15 New Jersey at San Antonio 7:30PM 8:30PM
Game 7 * Wed June 18 New Jersey at San Antonio 7:30PM 8:30PM
*If necessary

“Multicultural Radio is proud to have the opportunity to broadcast the NBA Finals,” said Tony Wong, the East Coach General Manager for MRBI. “Our coverage will include many of our most popular radio personalities who are all avid basketball fans.”

Multicultural Radio was established in 1972 as the first multi-language media company in the USA with radio, television and publishing expertise. MRBI currently has more than 34 stations in 22 different languages.

Throughout North America, the NBA Finals 2003 will be broadcast on ABC (TV) and ESPN Radio in English and Spanish (SAP) in the United States and on Global Television Network in Canada.