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03-31-2009, 06:41 PM

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Visits the NBA on TNT Studio
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Three-Time NBA All-Star and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Visits the NBA on TNT Studio

Former NBA head coach P.J. Carlesimo joins the network as game analyst

The NBA on TNT heads down the stretch of the regular season with another doubleheader on Thursday, April 2. The night’s action gets underway with NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com with Ernie Johnson (host), Charles Barkley (analyst) and Kenny Smith (analyst). The pre-game show will feature a visit from former NBA All-Star and current Mayor of Sacramento Kevin Johnson. Johnson spent 12 seasons in the league and, alongside Barkley, led the Phoenix Suns to the 1993 NBA Finals.

Following the pre-game show, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will take on Gilbert Arenas and the Washington Wizards at 8 p.m. ET. Marv Albert (play-by-play) will call the game with analysts Mike Fratello and Reggie Miller and David Aldridge reporting. The second game of the night will feature Carmelo Anthony and the Denver Nuggets hosting Deron Williams and the Utah Jazz at 10:30 p.m. ET. Calling the action will be former NBA head coach P.J. Carlesimo alongside play-by-play announcer Kevin Harlan with Marty Snider reporting. Carlesimo will also serve as a game analyst for TNT during the network’s ’40 Games in 40 Nights’ NBA Playoffs coverage. The Emmy® award-winning studio show Inside the NBA presented by Hyundai with Johnson (host), Barkley (analyst) and Smith (analyst) will recap the games.

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