SiriusXM Announces Special Programming for 2014 NBA Playoffs

         SiriusXM Announces Special Programming for 2014 NBA Playoffs

SiriusXM NBA Radio, channel 217, to feature interviews with some of the
greatest postseason players in NBA history

Listeners nationwide get live play-by-play of every playoff game

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, April 16, 2014

NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --SiriusXM will offer the most
comprehensive radio coverage available for the 2014 NBA Playoffs, featuring
live play-by-play of every game, plus special programming on SiriusXM NBA
Radio, channel 217.


Friday, April 18, the day before the postseason tips off, will be NBA Playoffs
Preview day on SiriusXM NBA Radio. SiriusXM's 24/7 NBA channel will feature a
series of interviews with some of the NBA's greatest postseason players,
including Hall of Famers Jerry West, John Havlicek, James Worthy, Earl Monroe,
Lenny Wilkens and Bernard King, NBA Champions Toni Kukoc and Richard Hamilton,
as well as 11-time All-Star Allen Iverson. Appearing at the bottom half of
every hour of the programming day, these players have won a combined 22 NBA
Championships and have been involved in some of the league's most memorable
playoff moments.

Throughout the day, SiriusXM NBA Radio hosts – including Hall of Famer Nancy
Lieberman, two-time All-Star Jerry Stackhouse and former head coach Sam
Mitchell – will break down every first round matchup and discuss favorites and
potential upsets going into the postseason.

During the playoffs, subscribers will get live play-by-play broadcasts of
every postseason game through the Finals on their satellite radios, through
the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and at Those listening through
the app and online can also choose between the home and visiting team
broadcasts for every game. Visit for channel

"Friday will be a remarkable day of programming on SiriusXM NBA Radio," said
Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer. "On the eve
of the playoffs, fans will hear some of the NBA's greatest players, along with
our hosts, look back at memorable postseason moments and look forward to this
year's run for the title. And when the games begin, our listeners get access
to every minute of action."

NBA Playoffs Preview Day on SiriusXM NBA Radio – Friday, April 18

The Starting Lineup with hosts Frank Isola and Jerry Stackhouse
7:30am ET/4:30am PT: guest, Toni Kukoc

  oA three-time NBA Champion with the Chicago Bulls, Kukoc hit a buzzer
    beater to beat the New York Knicks in Game 3 of the 1994 Eastern
    Conference Semifinals.

8:30am ET/5:30am PT: guest, Bernard King

  oA four-time All-Star and two-time All-NBA First Team selection, King
    scored 44 points in a memorable shootout with Isiah Thomas in the 1984

9:30am ET/6:30am PT: guest, John Havlicek

  oAn eight-time NBA Champion with the Celtics and the 1974 Finals MVP,
    Havlicek's steal in Game 7 of the 1965 Eastern Conference Finals remains
    one of the most famous plays in NBA history.

Off the Dribble with hosts Jason Goff and Sam Mitchell
12:30pm ET/9:30am PT: guest, Earl Monroe

  oThe Pearl, one of the most exciting point guards in the history of the
    game, scored 23 points in the deciding Game 5 of the 1973 Finals as the
    New York Knicks won their second NBA title.

1:30pm ET/10:30am PT: guest, Rip Hamilton

  oThe three-time All-Star averaged over 20 points per game during the 2004
    Playoffs and led the Detroit Pistons to the franchise's third NBA title.

2:30pm ET/11:30am PT: guest, Lenny Wilkens

  oAs a rookie, Wilkens, a future nine-time All-Star, played a key role in
    the St. Louis Hawks' 1961 run to the NBA Finals. As a coach, he guided
    the Seattle SuperSonics to the 1979 NBA title.

NBA Today with hosts Justin Termine and Nancy Lieberman
3:30pm ET/12:30pm PT: guest, Jerry West

  oOne of the most decorated players in the history of the league, West won
    five NBA Championships as a player and executive for the L.A. Lakers. He
    is also the only player in history to be named the Finals MVP (1969)
    despite being on the losing side.

4:30pm ET/1:30pm PT: guest, Allen Iverson

  oThe 11-time All-Star and 2001 league MVP averaged more than 29 points per
    game in his eight trips to the playoffs.

5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT: guest, James Worthy

  oA three-time NBA Champion, Worthy was named Finals MVP after recording a
    triple-double to lead the Lakers to victory over the Pistons in Game 7 of
    the 1988 Finals.

Throughout the playoffs SiriusXM NBA Radio, channel 217, will be a daily
source of news and talk for NBA fans. Live programming begins each weekday at
7:00 am ET. This postseason also will mark the launch of a new show, NBA
Playoffs Postgame Live, which will air every weeknight after the games and
give listeners a place to call in and react to the night's results. Follow
the channel on Twitter @SiriusXMNBA.

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