NBA Radio channel to launch Monday
The NBA is getting its own satellite radio station.
SiriusXM NBA Radio will launch Monday, with the opening day to
include interviews with players, owners and league executives, plus
live coverage of a game between the Los Angeles Clippers and
The station, which the NBA and SiriusXM will announce Thursday,
also will provide live coverage of the Miami-Indiana showdown on
NBA Radio on Channel 217 will showcase more than 14 live games
each week and a daily schedule of NBA-focused news and talk, with
hosts that include former coaches Lionel Hollins, Mike Dunleavy and
The lineup of interviews Monday features Commissioner David
Stern, Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark
Cuban, and players such as Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving, New Orleans’
Anthony Davis, Indiana’s Roy Hibbert and Detroit’s Greg Monroe.
Owners Steve Pagliuca of Boston and Joe Lacob of Golden State
are also scheduled for the first week. Beyond the daily
programming, the channel will include broadcasts on location from
events such as the All-Star game and NBA Finals.