FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 8th, 2013
COMCAST SPORTSNET TO TELEVISE WASHINGTON WIZARDS 2013 NBA SUMMER LEAGUE GAMES
LIVE COVERAGE, PRIMETIME ENCORES SCHEDULED FOR TEAM’S FIRST 2 CONTESTS JULY 13-14; TOURNAMENT-ROUND COVERAGE TO BE DETERMINED
FIRST-ROUND PICK OTTO PORTER HIGHLIGHTS WIZARDS’ LAS VEGAS ROSTER
Bethesda, Md. (July 8, 2013) – Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic will provide live coverage and primetime encores of the Washington Wizards’ first two preliminary-round games of the 2013 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas July 13-14, which will feature the team’s 2013 first-round draft choice and former Georgetown Hoya Otto Porter. The network’s schedule during the league’s new tournament round, scheduled for July 17-22, is to be determined.
Comcast SportsNet’s live coverage of 2013 NBA Summer League games begins when the Wizards open the three-game preliminary round against the Golden State Warriors on July 13 at 4 p.m. The game will also be presented as a same-day encore at 7 p.m. The network will also televise the Wizards game against the New York Knicks on July 14 at 4 p.m., with a same-day encore at 7 p.m. Comcast SportsNet will determine its coverage of the tournament round – which will include at least two games for each team and will end in a championship game July 22 – when schedules are announced.
Comcast SportsNet’s coverage of summer league games will be led by play-by-play announcer Steve Buckhantz, analyst Phil Chenier and reporter Chris Miller. Wizards Insider J. Michael will be on site at the Thomas & Mack Center and the COX Pavilion in Las Vegas to provide daily content for the network’s digital platforms, including CSNwashington.com.
Comcast SportsNet’s NBA Summer League TV Schedule:
Day/Date Opponent Live Encore
Saturday, July 13 Golden State Warriors 4 p.m. 7 p.m.
Sunday, July 14 New York Knicks 4 p.m. 7 p.m.
July 17-22 TBD – –
All times Eastern
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BRIAN POTTER, COMCAST SPORTSNET MID-ATLANTIC
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