FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, December 16th, 2020
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO ANNOUNCES ITS CHICAGO BULLS 2020-21 NBA REGULAR SEASON COVERAGE DETAILS
NBC Sports Chicago’s 36-Game “First Half” Regular Season Bulls Schedule Gets Underway with the 2020-21 HOME/SEASON OPENER against the Atlanta Hawks on WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23 featuring New Bulls Play-By-Announcer ADAM AMIN & Veteran Game Analyst STACEY KING; Opening Night Content Offerings to also include Massive Digital Coverage on NBCSportsChicago.com, the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app, and all Social Media Portals
LIVE STREAMING of EVERY Bulls Telecast on NBC Sports Chicago – including Surrounding Pre/Postgame Programming – to be Made Available to Authenticated Subscribers on NBCSportsChicago.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app
JASON GOFF, KENDALL GILL and WILL PERDUE Return for NBC Sports Chicago’s ‘Bulls Pre/Postgame Live’ Coverage
NBCSportsChicago.com/”MyTeams” app to Feature In-Depth Reporting from Bulls Insider K.C. JOHNSON and Bulls Digital Reporter/Producer ROB SCHAEFER; Additional Season-Long Bulls Content to also include New Episodes of the Popular “Bulls Talk” Podcast, along with 24/7 Social Media Content via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram from NBC Sports Chicago’s crew of Bulls Experts
“A New Era: 2020-21 Bulls Season Preview” presented by the Illinois Department of Transportation to air Monday, December 21 at 6:30 PM & 10:00 PM CT
Chicago, IL (December 16, 2020) – NBC Sports Chicago – THE EXCLUSIVE, LOCAL HOME of the CHICAGO BULLS – has announced its 2020-21 “First Half” regular season coverage details featuring 36 Bulls games (17 home, 19 road), live streaming of EVERY GAME and surrounding Bulls Pre/Postgame Live coverage to authenticated subscribers via NBCSportsChicago.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app, along with massive season-long, fan-focused digital/audio Bulls content offerings. (NOTE: Fans located anywhere in the U.S. can download MyTeams for free on iOS and Android devices in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.)
NBC Sports Chicago will tip-off its 2020-21 regular season Bulls coverage with the HOME/SEASON OPENER on Wednesday, December 23 as the Bulls face the Eastern Conference rival Atlanta Hawks live from the United Center. Opening Night coverage begins at 6:00 PM CT with an hour-long, expanded edition of Bulls Pregame Live presented by Coors Light. Host Jason Goff (@Jason1Goff), along with analysts/former NBA standouts Kendall Gill (@KendallG13) and Will Perdue (@Will_Perdue32), will provide a complete pre-game analysis and player match-up breakdown from the network’s downtown studio facilities.
Opening Night game action on December 23 gets underway at 7:00 PM as NBC Sports Chicago’s new Bulls play-by-play announcer Adam Amin (@adamamin) and veteran game analyst/three-time Bulls NBA Champion Stacey King (@Stacey21King) deliver the game call from their socially-distanced positions at the UC. In addition, NBC Sports Chicago Bulls Insider/veteran NBA expert K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) will also join Amin and King as an in-game contributor for select Bulls home game telecasts this season. The home/season opener will be immediately followed by an expanded edition of Bulls Postgame Live presented by The Village of Bedford Park, featuring new Bulls Head Coach Billy Donovan’s live post-game press conference, along with post-game player reaction, expanded highlights, detailed analysis, upcoming game previews and more.
In addition, on Monday, December 21 at 6:30 PM CT, Bulls fans can look forward to a sneak preview of the upcoming NBA season with A New Era: 2020-21 Bulls Season Preview presented by the Illinois Department of Transportation. Hosted by Goff, along with analysts Gill and Perdue, this half-hour special will have fans fully prepped for the Opening Night tip-off featuring a comprehensive look at this year’s Bulls roster, a recap of all the off-season moves, along with season predictions and special guest interviews. NOTE: A New Era: 2020-21 Bulls Season Preview special is also scheduled to re-air later in the evening on Dec. 21 at 10:00 PM and on Tue, Dec. 22 at 9:00 PM.
Throughout the season, Bulls fans can also visit NBCSportsChicago.com/Bulls and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app for 24/7 expert digital coverage via Bulls Insider K.C. Johnson and the network’s Bulls digital reporter/producer Rob Schaefer (@rob_schaef) featuring in-depth pre/postgame reports, player/coaches interviews, highlight videos, special features, galleries and much more. In addition, NBC Sports Chicago will provide Bulls fans with numerous social media content offerings on Facebook (Facebook.com/NBCSChicago) and Twitter (@NBCSBulls & @NBCSChicago), along with a multitude of team & player fun facts/photos/quick video offerings via Instagram (‘NBCSChicago’).
On audio, NBC Sports Chicago delivers the popular “Bulls Talk PODCAST” presented by Coors Light. Hosted by Goff, along with Gill, Perdue, Johnson, Schaefer and NBC Sports Chicago’s team of Bulls experts, the “Bulls Talk” podcasts feature in-depth Bulls/NBA discussion on the hottest topics and breaking news throughout the season, along with special guest interviews with Bulls players/coaches/front office execs and additional NBA experts from coast-to-coast. Fans can download all of NBC Sports Chicago’s podcasts at NBCSportsChicago.com/podcasts and simply subscribe to them via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or Stitcher. The podcasts can be played on any mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer.
Please note NBC Sports Chicago’s complete Bulls “first half” NBA season coverage schedule below (schedule subject to change):
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2020-21 Chicago Bulls Schedule (First Half)
- Wed, Dec 23 7:00 pm vs. Atlanta (HOME/SEASON OPENER)
- Sat, Dec 26 7:00 pm vs. Indiana
- Sun, Dec 27 7:00 pm vs. Golden State
- Tue, Dec 29 6:00 pm @ Washington
- Thu, Dec 31 6:00 pm @ Washington
- Fri, Jan 1 7:00 pm @ Milwaukee
- Sun, Jan 3 7:00 pm vs. Dallas
- Tue, Jan 5 9:30 pm @ Portland
- Wed, Jan 6 9:00 pm @ Sacramento
- Fri, Jan 8 9:00 pm @ LA Lakers
- Sun, Jan 10 3:00 pm @ LA Clippers
- Tue, Jan 12 7:00 pm vs. Boston
- Fri, Jan 15 7:00 pm @ Oklahoma City
- Sun, Jan 17 2:00 pm @ Dallas
- Mon, Jan 18 7:00 pm vs. Houston
- Fri, Jan 22 6:00 pm @ Charlotte
- Sat, Jan 23 7:00 pm vs. LA Lakers
- Mon, Jan 25 7:00 pm vs. Boston
- Wed, Jan 27 7:00 pm @ Memphis
- Sat, Jan 30 4:00 pm vs. Portland
- Mon, Feb 1 7:00 pm vs. New York
- Wed, Feb 3 7:00 pm vs. New York
- Fri, Feb 5 6:00 pm @ Orlando
- Sat, Feb 6 6:00 pm @ Orlando
- Mon, Feb 8 7:00 pm vs. Washington
- Wed, Feb 10 7:00 pm vs. New Orleans
- Fri, Feb 12 7:00 pm vs. LA Clippers
- Mon, Feb 15 6:00 pm @ Indiana
- Wed, Feb 17 6:00 pm @ Charlotte
- Sat, Feb 20 7:00 pm vs. Sacramento
- Mon, Feb 22 7:00 pm @ Houston
- Wed, Feb 24 7:00 pm vs. Minnesota
- Fri, Feb 26 7:00 pm vs. Phoenix
- Sun, Feb 28 5:00 pm @ Toronto (Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL)
- Mon, Mar 1 7:00 pm vs. Denver
- Wed, Mar 3 7:00 pm @ New Orleans
Regular season (First Half): 17 Home, 19 Road
All Times Central Time
Schedule Subject to Change
All Game Telecasts will be preceded by “Bulls Pregame Live” and followed by “Bulls Postgame Live”
NOTE: Remaining regular season schedule details will be announced at a later date.
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