Pregame rituals don't only have to be for the players. Emmy Award-winner Ahmad Rashad gets fans ready for tip off of NBA TV's regularly-scheduled Tuesday night lineup as host of his NBA TV pregame show, Tuesday Night with Ahmad.

Featuring live guests, including NBA stars and celebrities, as well as in-depth stories and profiles, the show broadcasts regularly from NBA TV's studios in Secaucus, N.J. Last year, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Dwyane Wade, Gilbert Arenas and Tracy McGrady, as well as Academy Award-nominee Bill Murray were among the guests to appear with Rashad.

On the latest episode, Ahmad announces this season's Ahmady Awards.





Tuesday Night with Ahmad: Video Replays
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Tuesday, April 15
In this segment of the Ahmady Awards, Ahmad names this season's Rookie of the Year.

In this segment of the Ahmady Awards, Ahmad names this season's Biggest Surprise Team.

Check out this segment of the Ahmady Awards to find out who Ahmad named this season's best defender.

Watch this segment of the Ahmady Awards to see which trade was the best of the season.

In this segment of the Ahmady Awards, Ahmad names this season's MVP.

Tuesday, April 1
Baron Davis checks in via video phone to discuss the tight race for the final spot in the West, noting that, for his Warriors, the playoffs have already begun.

Amare Stoudemire checks in via video phone and chats with Ahmad about his relationship with Shaq, and his Suns' recent improvement.

Dikembe Mutombo's teammates imitate his distinct speech and mannerisms. Steve Novak is especially accurate.

Carmelo Anthony, Player of the Week in the West, checks in via video phone and admits that he and his Nuggets are already in playoff mode.

Bruce Bowen checks in with Ahmad via video phone and verifies the importance of playing your best basketball this time of year.

Tuesday, March 25
Ahmad Rashad runs through the great beards throughout the NBA, past and present.

Wizards forward Antawn Jamison talks with Ahmad about the Wizards ability to compete in the East despite fighting injuries.

Utah Jazz TV Analyst Ron Boone discusses the development of the Jazz with Ahmad.

Portland guard Brandon Roy talks to Ahmad about consistently improving with the young Blazers.

Tuesday, March 11
Damon Jones, Rick Mahorn and Frank Isola debate about which team is the best in the East.

Cavs guard Damon Jones joins Ahmad and the crew in the studio to chat about his role as a TV talent.

Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich talks with Ahmad via videophone about Chicago's playoff push.

Jazz guard Deron Williams chats with Ahmad about Utah's success against their Western Conference rivals.

Wizards forward Caron Butler chats with Ahmad about his injury and when he might return.

Tuesday, March 4
Warriors guard Baron Davis chats with Ahmad about the pressure of the Western Conference playoff race.

Co-host Rick Mahorn answers your questions in this version of Ask Rick.

Sonics rookie Kevin Durant chats with Ahmad about the best and worst parts of his rookie season.

Raptors forward Chris Bosh talks with Ahmad about his knee injury and the Raptors' chances in the East.

Tuesday, February 26
Bobcats center Emeka Okafor joins Ahmad and the crew in the studio to talk about practicing with Michael Jordan.

Watch as Ahmad and the crew take you through the Top 10 plays from last week .

Suns All-Star Amare Stoudemire chats with Ahmad about playing with Shaquille O'Neal.

NBA legend Patrick Ewing checks in with Ahmad via videophone about Dwight Howard and the possibility of being inducted into the Hall of Fame.

TNT's Mike Fratello chats with Ahmad via videophone about the recent trades in the NBA.

Magic center Dwight Howard tells Ahmad how he took his game to the next level.

Tuesday, February 12
Rick Mahorn answers your questions on the latest episode of Tuesday Night with Ahmad.

Shawn Marion checks in via video phone to chat with Ahmad about his recent trade to the Miami Heat before his new team's game against the Nuggets on Tuesday night.

Tuesday, February 5
Guests Frank Isola and Fred Carter answers your questions on the latest episode of Tuesday Night with Ahmad.

TNT's Kenny Smith gives Ahmad his take on the new-look Lakers with Pau Gasol.

Superstar Kobe Bryant discusses the Lakers' postseason chances with Ahmad.

Boston's Paul Pierce discusses push-ups, among other things, on the video phone with Ahmad.

Loquacious guard Damon Jones checks in with Ahmad via video phone after Cleveland's win over Boston.

Tuesday, January 29
Find out which game was Kenny Smith's favorite of the year and what he thinks about LeBron James and the Cavaliers.

Detroit guard Richard Hamilton checks in with Ahmad to discuss the Pistons' success so far this season.

NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins checks in with Ahmad to talk about the upcoming dunk contest.

Tuesday, January 22
Co-host Rick Mahorn answers your questions on the latest episode of Tuesday Night with Ahmad.

NBA TV's Frank Isola give his thoughts on this season's Lakers squad .

Nets forward Richard Jefferson checks in with Ahmad to talk about what New Jersey needs to get back on track.

Find out why TNT's Kenny Smith calls the Portland Trail Blazers his "pistachio ice cream team."

Suns guard Steve Nash checks in with Ahmad to talk about the expectations for his team this season.

Bucks sharpshooter Michael Redd joins Ahmad to talk about how he's improving other aspects of his game.

Tuesday, December 18
Co-host Rick Mahorn answers your questions on the latest episode of Tuesday Night with Ahmad.

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant checks in with Ahmad via video phone and discusses his Lakers' success thus far.

Bulls rookie forward Joakim Noah checks in with Ahmad via video phone and talks about his transition from college to the pros.

Tuesday, December 11
Co-host Rick Mahorn answers your questions on the latest episode of Tuesday Night with Ahmad.

Clippers center Chris Kaman chats with Ahmad about his hot start.

Wizards forward Antawn Jamison chats with Ahmad about picking up the slack since Gilbert Arenas went down to injury.

Nets forward Richard Jefferson speaks with Ahmad about his breakout season.

Nets beat writer Fred Kerber chats with Ahmad about the Jason Kidd rumors.

Tuesday, November 27
Heat guard Dwyane Wade chats with Ahmad about returning to the Heat lineup.

Celtics guard Ray Allen chats with Ahmad about playing with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce.

Cavaliers guard Daniel Gibson chats with Ahmad prior to the big game against the Celtics.

In this week's edition of Rewind, Ahmad Rashad takes an entertaining look back at the past week.

Co-host Rick Mahorn answers your questions on the latest episode of Tuesday Night with Ahmad.

Tuesday, November 13
In this week's edition of Rewind, Ahmad Rashad takes an entertaining look back at Week 2.

Ahmad chatted with the Grizzlies' Mike Miller before he took the floor against the Rockets on Tuesday .

Spurs' guard Tony Parker chats with Ahmad about defending San Antonio's NBA championship.

Lakers' guard Derek Fisher talks with Ahmad about Los Angeles' early-season success.

Ahmad talks with Rockets' guard Tracy McGrady about the Rockets' hot start.

LAST SEASON
Tuesday, April 17
The Pistons' Richard Hamilton talks via videophone with Ahmad Rashad about Detroit's playoff chances.

Ahmad catches up with Cavs sharpshooter Damon Jones and asks him what he thinks Cleveland's chances are of securing the second spot in the East .

NBA legend Charles Barkley chats with Ahmad about what teams and storylines have caught his eye recently.

NBA legend George Gervin chimes in and talks with Ahmad about the Spurs' chances in the playoffs.

Ahmad talks with NBA legend Clyde Drexler about his chances on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars."

NBA Commissioner David Stern gives his thoughts to Ahmad about the upcoming playoffs.

Tuesday, April 10
In this week's edition of Rewind, Ahmad Rashad takes an entertaining look back at Week 22.

Wizards forward Antawn Jamison chats about the Wizards' adjustment to injuries to Gilbert Arenas and Caron Butler.

Heat guard Dwyane Wade chats about his recovery from a dislocated shoulder.

Nets forward Richard Jefferson talks about his recovery from ankle surgery and his recent strong play.

Bobcats swingman Gerald Wallace talks about being named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the second time in three weeks.

Bulls forward Luol Deng chats about the Bulls' success this season and their chances of finishing No. 2 in the East.

Tuesday, April 3
In this week's edition of Rewind, Ahmad Rashad takes an entertaining look back at Week 21.

NBA legend Clyde Drexler is trying to stay alive on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars."

Heat center Alonzo Mourning chats about how Miami has used veteran savvy to battle through injuries this year.

Raptors guard T.J. Ford chats about how Toronto has become a formidable foe in the East.

Raptors foward Chris Bosh chats about being named Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

Rockets center Yao Ming chats about being named Western Conference Player of the Week.

Suns guard Raja Bell talks via videophone about Phoenix's two straight wins over the Mavs.

NBA TV's Ahmad Rashad researches popular Chinese nicknames for NBA players

NBA legend Patrick Ewing analyzes how a team can still perform without its star players.

Tuesday, March 27
In this week's edition of Rewind, Ahmad Rashad takes an entertaining look back at Week 20.

Hornets point guard Chris Paul talks via videophone about his team's playoff push.

Sharpshooter Damon Jones chats about his shoe deal in China and the Cavs' season.

New Jersey guard Jason Kidd jokes around with NBA legend Patrick Ewing.

Bobcats swingman Gerald Wallace talks via videophone about being named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

Former NBA player John Starks visits the studio where he reflects on his unique path to greatness.

Tuesday, March 13
In this week's edition of Rewind Ahmad Rashad takes an entertaining look back at Week 19.

Philadelphia swingman Andre Iguodala chats about the 76ers' recent seven-game winning streak.

NBA legend Clyde Drexler chats about his upcoming appearance on Dancing With the Stars.

Cleveland guard Damon Jones chats about the Cavs' recent stretch of strong play.

Miami guard-forward Eddie Jones chats his mid-season return to the Heat.

San Antonio guard Tony Parker chats about the Spurs' 12-game winning streak.

Former NBA player Jerome Williams entertains and educates from Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, March 6
In this week's edition of Rewind Ahmad Rashad takes an entertaining look back at Week 18.

Hornets big man Tyson Chandler chats about his initial reaction to being traded to the Hornets.

NBA legend Clyde Drexler chats about the Rockets' title chances.

Raptors coach Sam Mitchell talks about Toronto's success this season.


Sonics forward Rashard Lewis chats about watching his team struggle without him.

Mavericks supersub Jerry Stackhouse chats about the Mavericks' winning ways.
Kings guard Kevin Martin chats about being named Western Conference Player of the Week.
Celtics forward/center Al Jefferson chats about being named Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

Tuesday, February 27
Suns forward Shawn Marion talks about the Suns' season thus far and his expectations for the remainder of the year.

Mavericks forward Josh Howard chats about his ankle injury and what being a part of All-Star Weekend meant to him.

Cavaliers guard Damon Jones talks about being under the weather for the duration of the All-Star Weekend.


NBA legend Patrick Ewing answers questions sent in by fans, including how to become a better rebounder.

Suns center Amare Stoudemire chats about being named Western Conference Player of the Week.
Nets forward Vince Carter chats about being named Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

Tuesday, February 20
Nuggets guard Allen Iverson talks about his recent injury and his goals for the remainder of the season.

Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich chats about Chicago's recent struggles and his outlook for the remainder of the season.

TNT's Charles Barkley talks about his recent race with referee Dick Bavetta.

Tuesday, February 6
Heat guard Dwyane Wade discusses being named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season.

Player of the Week Mehmet Okur talks about stepping up for the Jazz in the absence of Carlos Boozer.

Clippers center Chris Kaman chats about his new haircut and dealing with injuries this season.


Rockets center Dikembe Mutombo talks about filling in for Yao Ming and playing extended minutes.

Pistons center Chris Webber chats about what it is like to be back playing in Detroit at this stage of his career.

Tuesday, January 30
Nets forward Richard Jefferson discusses his injury this season and numerous other topics.

Suns guard Steve Nash talks about his recent performances as he earned Western Conference Player of the Week honors on Monday.

Bulls guard Ben Gordon, who won Eastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday, talks about his strong season thus far.


Pistons guard Richard Hamilton talks about the Pistons' expectations for the remainder of the season.

Cleveland guard Damon Jones chats about the Cavaliers' season thus far and what they must improve upon.

Wizards forward Caron Butler discusses how he has improved his game this season.

Tuesday, January 23
In this week's edition of Rewind, Ahmad Rashad takes an entertaining look back at Week 12.

Suns guard Steve Nash talks about taking home the Western Conference Player of the Week award on Monday.

Wizards forward Antawn Jamison talks about the Wizards' tendency to snap other teams' long winning streaks.

The Knicks' and Nets' dancers talk about representing their respective teams at All Star 2007 in Las Vegas.


Mavericks guard Jason Terry chats about losing in the NBA Finals and Dallas' new one-word slogan: Finish.

Suns forward Amare Stoudemire chats about his recovery from knee surgery and the Suns' 13-game winning streak.

Wizards forward Caron Butler chats about winning the Eastern Conference Player of the Week award on Monday.





Tuesday, January 9
In this week's edition of Rewind, Ahmad Rashad takes an entertaining look back at Week 10.

Knicks guard Jamal Crawford joins Ahmad in the studio to talk about his relationship with his father and Michael Jordan.


Pistons guard Rip Hamilton chats with Ahmad about his high scoring average this season.

Jazz guard Deron Williams chats with Ahmad about playing against the Mavericks.

Tuesday, January 2
In this week's edition of Rewind, Ahmad Rashad takes an entertaining look back at Week Nine.

Actor Bill Murray joins Ahmad in the studio to talk about his love for the game of basketball

Former NBA foward Darvin Ham stops by the studio to talk with Ahmad about Detroit's chances at a championship without Ben Wallace.


Magic center Dwight Howard chats with Ahmad about his development so far in his third season.

Spurs swingman Bruce Bowen chats with Ahmad about guarding Cavaliers superstar LeBron James.

Cavaliers foward Drew Gooden chats with Ahmad about taking on the tough San Antonio Spurs.

Tuesday, December 19
In this week's edition of Rewind, Ahmad Rashad takes an entertaining look back at Week Seven.

Cavs' sparkplug Damon Jones joins Ahmad in the studio to talk about fashion and playing with LeBron James.

NBA legend Patrick Ewing stops by the studio to talk with Ahmad about the Allen Iverson trade.

Mark Jackson chats with Ahmad about the most impressive teams this season.

Seattle playmaker Raja Bell chats with Ahmad about the Suns' winning streak.

Scoring machine Amare Stoudemire shares his story about his road to recovery with Ahmad.

Ahmad welcomes Grammy-nominated recording artist Ben Gordon chats with Ahmad about the Bulls' turnaround.

Tuesday, December 12
In this week's edition of Rewind, Ahmad Rashad takes an entertaining look back at Week Six.

Knicks' sparkplug Nate Robinson joins Ahmad in the studio to talk about his second season.

NBA legend Patrick Ewing stops by the studio to talk with Ahmad about Allen Iverson.

Robert Randolph and the Family Band plays a single off of their new album for this week's jam session.

Seattle playmaker Luke Ridnour chats with Ahmad about his team's success without star guard Ray Allen.

Scoring machine Kobe Bryant and Ahmad discuss the Lakers' hot start.

Ahmad welcomes Grammy-nominated recording artist Robert Randolph to the studio to perform one of his songs.

Tuesday, December 5
NBA TV's Ahmad Rashad takes a look back at Week Five action.

In this week's edition of Rewind, Ahmad Rashad takes an entertaining look back at Week Five.

NBA legend Patrick Ewing and Kenny Smith catch up with Ahmad.

Clippers forward Elton Brand chats with Ahmad before Tuesday's game.

Ahmad sits down with Miami's Gary Payton before Tuesday's game.

Tuesday, November 28
NBA TV's Ahmad Rashad takes a look back at Week Four action.

In this week's edition of Rewind, Ahmad Rashad takes a humorous glance back at Week Four.

NBA legend Patrick Ewing talks with Ahmad about Houston's duo of Yao Ming and Tracy McGrady.

Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony chats with Ahmad about Denver's scoring prowess.

Ahmad sits down with the Houston superstar Tracy McGrady, who has taken on more of a role as a distributor.

Former Piston Darvin Ham stops by to talk to Ahmad about former teammate Ben Wallace.

Tuesday, November 14
NBA TV's Ahmad Rashad takes a look back at Week Two action.

In this week's edition of Rewind, Ahmad gives us a look back at Week Two.

Ahmad chats it up with Atlanta Hawks guard Joe Johnson about their quick start.

Wizards scorer Gilbert Arenas chats in the studio with Ahmad.

Ahmad sits down with the Bucks' scoring machine Michael Redd, who scored 57 points against the Jazz on Saturday.

Tuesday, November 7
Rashad sits down with Jazz guard Derek Fisher to talk about the Jazz's quick start.

Rashad talks with NBA Vice President of Basketball Operations Stu Jackson about the new rule changes.

Hornets guard Chris Paul joins Rashad to chat about the team's new pieces.

In Rewind, Rashad gives us an entertaining look at Week One.

Rashad talks with Warriors guard Baron Davis about playing "Nellieball".

Seattle sharpshooter Ray Allen talks hoops with Rashad.

NBA TV's Ahmad Rashad takes a look back at Week One action.

Tuesday, October 31

Rashad sits down with Commissioner David Stern to talk about the 2006-2007 season.

Rashad sees if NBA players can distinguish between the new and old Spalding basketball.

Watch the promo the premiere of Tuesday night with Ahmad, which debuted Oct. 31 live from Miami before the NBA season-opener.



About Ahmad Rashad
In addition to serving as the host of Tuesday Night with Ahmad, Rashad continues to host NBA Access with Ahmad Rashad, his real-life drama television series that airs each Sunday on ABC and re-airs on NBA TV throughout the week. As the host and executive producer of the series, Rashad, who recently returned from Europe where he covered NBA Europe Live, filing reports from NBA training camps in Barcelona, Moscow, Paris, Rome and Treviso, Italy, presents compelling NBA stories in a distinctive style featuring a first person perspective.

Rashad served 16 seasons as the host, executive producer and managing editor of the acclaimed NBA Inside Stuff. Since the 2003 NBA Finals, Rashad has hosted NBA TV: Live at the Finals. A six-time Emmy nominee in five different categories, Rashad also has brought his NBA expertise to the ESPN/ABC NBA team, reporting on lifestyle features and essays for both networks.

He has been in-studio for ABC Sports’ NBA pre-game show and was co-host of the network’s NBA Finals’ pre-game show in 2004 and 2005. In 2003, Rashad was named host for ABC’s top-rated reality show, Celebrity Mole. He gained national recognition for his on-air work with NBC Sports where he joined the network in 1983 as NFL commentator and host for NBC’s SportsWorld. In 1988, he served as a studio anchor during NBC’s coverage of the Seoul Summer Olympics and later won an Emmy for writing. Click Here For More...