NBC Sports Group is bringing the NBA to ESPN in the summer with “Monday Night Basketball” and “Monday Morning Countdown.”
The network announced the two-hour, weekly NBA broadcasts on Sunday.
In addition, “MondayNight Countdown” will be available to stream on ESPN’s online streaming service, the company said.
“Monday” is a play on the phrase “Monday,” while “morning” is an abbreviation for “morning.”
The first two episodes of “Monday Nights Basketball” will debut on June 12 and June 14, respectively.
ESPN announced that it will air “MondayMorning Countdown” on June 14.
“ESPN NBA Basketball” The network will also premiere “ESPN Bball,” a basketball-themed episode of “NBA Live” that premieres on June 16.
The episode will also be available for pre-order on iTunes.
“NBA Bball” features NBA superstars including LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant, as well as a host of NBA stars, including former MVP LeBron James and NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal.