NBA TV's 'Fan Night' returns at 5:30 ET on November 1

Official release

NBA TV will feature its first NBA TV Fan Night presented by Verizon doubleheader of the season Tuesday, Nov. 1, beginning with the Autotrader Pregame Show at 5:30 p.m. ET. The network’s live game coverage will tip off with the defending NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James hosting the Houston Rockets and James Harden at 6 p.m. (originally scheduled for 7 p.m.), followed by the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors with Stephen Curry visiting the Portland Trail Blazers and Damian Lillard at 10 p.m.

Tuesday night’s NBA TV Fan Night coverage will debut an expanded studio team as Boston Celtics legend and former NBA coach and executive Kevin McHale returns to join Ernie Johnson, Chris Webber and Greg Anthony. The foursome will offer analysis throughout the game Warriors/Trail Blazers telecast and the American Express Halftime Report, along with NBA GameTime presented by Kia post-game coverage. Dennis Scott will report live from Portland. Matt Winer, Steve Smith and Isiah Thomas will be in studio for Rockets/Cavaliers coverage.

The network’s live game schedule continues with the LA Clippers and Chris Paul visiting the San Antonio Spurs and Kawhi Leonard on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 8:30 p.m., along with the Milwaukee Bucks and Giannis Antetokounmpo visiting the Dallas Mavericks and Deron Williams on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m.