TNT plans special Martin Luther King Jr. Day pregame show
NEW YORK (AP) TNT will host its pregame show Monday from the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta, before the network televises the Golden State-Cleveland showdown.
Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O'Neal and Kenny Smith will be on site at 7 p.m. EST and the one-hour program will feature interviews with King's children, Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and civil rights activists and politicians.
The NBA Finals rematch will follow from Cleveland, where the Warriors won the championship in Game 6 last June. The second game of the doubleheader matches the Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets.