2014 NBA Finals Coverage to Continue Via HEATV on HEAT.com and HEAT LIVE Post Game Shows
Presented by Papa John's, HEATVonHEAT.com to Provide Comprehensive Coverage of the Team in Fourth Round
MIAMI – As the Miami HEAT heads into the 2014 NBA Finals matchup with the San Antonio Spurs, the team and broadcast partner, Sun Sports, will continue to build on the momentum they have established with their stand-alone programming via HEATVonHEAT.com, a series of live webcasts before and after each game, and HEAT Live, the team’s post-game show. HEATVonHEAT.com is presented by Papa John’s.
Beginning with Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Finals, HEAT fans can tune into HEATVonHEAT.com for an exclusive one-hour pre-game show beginning 90 minutes prior to tip off. Following each game, Sun Sports and HEAT.com combine to offer the most comprehensive coverage of the HEAT available with extensive post-game coverage from the Biscayne Bayside Studios and live from the site. Jason Jackson, Eric Reid, Tony Fiorentino, John Crotty, Kristen Hewitt and Johanna Gomez will anchor the efforts.
The HEAT Live post-game shows will air live on HEAT.com and on Sun Sports. The vast majority of the HEAT Live post-game shows will also enjoy additional airings the following day at 8:30 a.m., noon and again at 1:30 p.m. on Sun Sports. Fans are encouraged to check their local listings or FoxSportsFlorida.com for a complete schedule of broadcast times.
All games televised during the 2014 NBA Finals are exclusive national telecasts on ABC. The complete schedule for the 2014 NBA Finals, as well as times for the pre-game programming, is listed below. Additional broadcast information will be available on HEAT.com, WhiteHotHEAT.com and FoxSportsFlorida.com throughout the series.
|Game||Date||Where||Pre-Game HEATV on HEAT.com||Game Time|
|Game 1||Thursday, June 5||@ San Antonio||7:30 p.m.||9:00 p.m.|
|Game 2||Sunday, June 8||@ San Antonio||6:30 p.m.||8:00 p.m.|
|Game 3||Tuesday, June 10||@ Miami||7:30 p.m.||9:00 p.m.|
|Game 4||Thursday, June 12||@ Miami||7:30 p.m.||9:00 p.m.|
|Game 5*||Sunday, June 15||@ San Antonio||6:30 p.m.||8:00 p.m.|
|Game 6*||Tuesday, June 17||@ Miami||7:30 p.m.||9:00 p.m.|
|Game 7*||Friday, June 20||@ San Antonio||7:30 p.m.||9:00 p.m.|
*Games will be played if necessary.
All Miami HEAT playoff games of the 2014 NBA Finals will be aired in English on the team’s flagship radio station, The New FM 104.3 & AM 790 The Ticket and throughout South Florida on the Miami HEAT Radio Network, which includes ESPN 106.3 FM in West Palm Beach, ESPN 99.3 FM in Naples/Ft. Myers and WPSL 1590 in Port St. Lucie. Mike Inglis will handle play-by-play responsibilities with former HEAT point guard John Crotty serving as the color analyst on most games. Current TV Color Analyst and former HEAT Assistant Coach, Tony Fiorentino, will join Inglis on select road games where Crotty teams with Jason Jackson in the Biscayne Bayside studios providing analysis for the pre and post-game shows on HEAT.com and Sun Sports.
In addition, “HEAT Weekly,” a two-hour radio show hosted by HEAT Network Radio host, Tommy Tighe, will continue to air throughout the White Hot HEAT Playoffs at its regularly scheduled time—Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.—with additional weekend airings on the member stations of the Miami HEAT Radio Network.
All HEAT playoff games can be heard en Español on Univision Radio’s WRTO Mix 98.3 FM. José Pañeda will handle the play-by-play duties, with Joe Pujala serving as host/color commentator.
Expanded Playoff coverage can also be found online at HEAT.com and its playoff companion site WhiteHotHEAT.com. Exclusive programming and content will also be available on the team’s social media pages: @MiamiHEAT on twitter, Instagram and YouTube and on Facebook.com/MiamiHEAT.
Individual tickets for all three potential 2014 NBA Finals home games are on sale now although inventory is limited. Fans can purchase tickets directly from the team or from HEAT season ticket holders and other fans posting their tickets forresale online at HEAT.com, Ticketmaster.com, by calling 1-800-4NBA-TIX, or at the AmericanAirlines Arena Ticket Office. Doors to the AmericanAirlines Arena will open two hours prior to the published game time.
The 2014 White Hot HEAT Playoffs are presented by Miccosukee Resort & Gaming.