(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) – Sun Sports, the exclusive regional television home of the Miami HEAT, announced the network will air all of the first round playoff games between the Miami HEAT and the Milwaukee Bucks, excluding those specific to ABC. Beginning with game 1 on Sunday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m. ET, all home and road telecasts will start with the HEAT Live pre-game show, delivered by Papa Johns.
Each telecast will also feature extended post-game coverage live from site. Eric Reid will handle play-by-play duties and Tony Fiorentino will provide color commentary and analysis. Jason Jackson will reprise his role as HEAT television host and courtside reporter, in addition to John Crotty providing home postgame analysis.
Extending beyond first round game coverage, Sun Sports announced the HEAT Live post-game show, presented by Hyundai, will air on the network upon the conclusion of every game throughout the 2013 NBA Playoffs, excluding ABC exclusives. All season long, Sun Sports has been HEAT fan’s go-to network for nonstop Miami HEAT basketball, presented all season long by AT&T U-Verse and fans are encouraged to switch over to Sun Sports immediately following every playoff game for the postgame show, complete with live interviews and analysis.
The complete playoff schedule:
Game 1 – Sun., April 21, Milwaukee at Miami, 7 p.m., Sun Sports/TNT
Game 2 – Tues., April 23, Milwaukee at Miami, 7:30 p.m., Sun Sports/NBA TV
Game 3 – Thurs., April 25, Miami at Milwaukee, 7 p.m., Sun Sports/TNT
Game 4 – Sun., April 28, Miami at Milwaukee, 3:30 p.m., ABC
Game 5 – Tues., April 30, Milwaukee at Miami, TBD, TBD
Game 6 – Thurs., May 2, Miami at Milwaukee, TBD, TBD
Game 7 – Sat., May 4, Milwaukee at Miami, TBD, TNT
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