CST ANNOUNCES POSTSEASON PLANS FOR THE HORNETS
Game 3 to be televised by the sports network which includes pregame and postgame coverage
April 15, 2011
Cox Sports Television announced today that the regional sports network home of the New Orleans Hornets will have a LIVE broadcast of game three of the Hornets first-round NBA playoff match-up against the Los Angeles Lakers. Start time for the game, scheduled for Friday, April 22nd from the New Orleans Arena, is set for 8:30pm and will be broadcast in spectacular high definition.
The CST broadcast team for the Hornets, Bob Licht, Gil McGregor and Victor Howell will return once again for game three. Prior to the game, fans can tune in to Hornets Tonight!, a 30-minute pregame show that provides team information and features on the Hornets and previews of the game.
We are thrilled that many of our fans will have access to another CST broadcast for a game that means so much, said Hornets President Hugh Weber. We are grateful for the tremendous partnership shared for so many years at CST and know our fans will appreciate the local broadcast exposure with announcers such as Bob, Gil and Victor that they have become so accustomed to hearing.
We are excited with the opportunity to bring Hornets fans one of the first round match-ups with the Lakers stated CST head Rod Mickler. It has been another great year of Hornets basketball on CST and like all Hornets fans around the Gulf South, we hope for a long run in the playoffs!
The 2010-11 season marked the ninth season of Hornets basketball on CST. Once again, CST provided Hornets fans with a 65-game regular season broadcast schedule.
CST and the Hornets also offer fans a chance to become a part of the action. Fans can get inside information and become a part of the broadcast via Twitter. By following @HornetsOnCST, fans can interact with Howell, CSTs Hornets insider, and possibly get their tweets read live on the air.
Additionally, the regional sports network also posts videos on Youtube and has a Facebook page that allows fans of CST to interact and enjoy the access to all the ins and outs of one of the fastest-growing regional sports networks in the country.
About Cox Sports Television
The New Orleans-based sports network launched on October 28, 2002 in front of 450,000 Louisiana viewers. CST has grown over 400% to more than 2 million in the eight years since launch, making it one of the fastest growing regional sports networks in the south. CST is currently carried in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Virginia. CST is owned and operated by Cox Communications Louisiana, LLC. Initially targeted to be a Louisiana sports network, CST has secured collegiate, professional and high school events that have expanded the networks reach throughout the south. For more information about CST, please visit our website at http://www.coxsportstv.com.
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