The stars of the National Basketball Association (NBA) descend upon ABS-CBN Sports + Action (S+A) this Christmas season as the country’s leading local sports channel showcases the rematch of last season’s finalists, defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors on December 26, as part of its “NBA Everyday Christmas Marathon.”
In a rare double-header airing, LeBron James and company take on Stephen Curry’s team with new addition Kevin Durant at 3:30am, followed by the 6:00am duel between the San Antonio Spurs and the Chicago Bulls, featuring the league’s best two-way players in Kawhi Leonard and Jimmy Butler, respectively. Livestreaming will also be available on www.iwantv.com.ph while same day replay of the games will start at 6pm on S+A.
The holiday celebrations of S+A went full throttle last week as it began its daily live airing of NBA games. The marathon continues until New Year’s eve, with the DeMar DeRozan-Kyle Lowry tandem of the Toronto Raptors going up against the Portland Trailblazers’ combo of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum on December 27 at 11am, Gordon Hayward’s Utah Jazz battling the D’Angelo Russell, Julius Randle, and Jordan Clarkson-led Los Angeles Lakers on December 28 at 11:30am, the Toronto Raptors going down to Oakland to try to topple the Warriors’ death machine on December 29, 11:30am, the Cavs facing the Isaiah Thomas-led Boston Celtics the following day (December 30) at 9am. S+A concludes its “NBA Everyday Christmas Marathon” with the showdown of the top point guards in the league: Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers and Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder at 9am on December 31.
Meanwhile, on “NBA SabaDOS,” local basketball legends Ronnie Magsanoc and Benjie “Papa Bear” Paras will be breaking down the Chicago @ Charlotte game at 8:30 am on December 24 and the Chicago @ Indiana on December 31, also at 8:30am on ABS-CBN.
Catch all the hot hardcourt action this holiday season on S+A and ABS-CBN’s “NBA SabaDOS.” The games being aired on S+A are also available online via www.iwantv.com.ph. Viewers can also interact with the ABS-CBN team by using the hashtag #NBAsaABSCBN and #NBAsabaDOS on Twitter. For more information, schedules, and stories, go online visit ABS-CBN’s sports hub sports.abs-cbn.com, and follow their official social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter (@ABSCBNSports).
REMATCH NG CAVALIERS AT WARRIORS, TAMPOK SA NBA CHRISTMAS DAY GAMES NG S+A
Magsasama-sama ang pinakamalalaking pangalan sa National Basketball Association (NBA) sa pag-ere ng ABS-CBN Sports + Action (S+A) ngayong Kapaskuhan ng rematch ng Finals noong nakaraang season sa tunggalian ng kampeon na Cleveland Cavaliers at ng Golden State Warriors sa darating na Lunes (December 26).
Parte ng “NBA Everyday Christmas Marathon” ng nangungunang local sports channel sa bansa, magaganap ang harapan ng koponan ni LeBron James at ni Stephen Curry at Kevin Durant sa ganap na 3:30am kasunod ang banggaan ng San Antonio Spurs ni Kawhi Leonard at Chicago Bulls ni Jimmy Butler pagpatak ng 6:00am. May replay ang parehong game sa araw na ring iyon na magsisimula naman ng 6pm sa S+A, samantalang maaari rin itong panoorin sa www.iwantv.com.ph.
Magpapatuloy ang araw-araw na NBA marathon hanggang bisperas ng bagong taon sa labanan ng Toronto Raptors at Portland Trailblazers sa December 27, 11am, Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Lakers sa December 28, 11:30am, Toronto Raptors vs. Warriors sa December 29, 11:30am, Boston Celtics vs. Cavs sa December 30, 9am, at Los Angeles Clippers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder sa December 31, ng 9am.
Samantala sa “NBA SabaDOS,” samahan ang local basketball legends na sina Ronnie Magsanoc at Benjie “Papa Bear” Paras sa kanilang pag-break down ng laro sa pagitan ng Chicago at Charlotte sa ganap na 8:30 am ng December 24 at sa pagbisita ng Chicago sa Indiana pagdating ng bisperas ng bagong taon (December 31), 8:30am sa ABS-CBN.
Huwag palampasin ang mga maiinit na laro sa panahon ng Kapaskuhan sa S+A at “NBA SabaDOS” ng ABS-CBN. Mapapanood rin sa online ang mga larong umeere sa S+A sa www.iwantv.com.ph. Makisali sa usapang NBA sa pag-gamit ng hashtag na #NBAsaABSCBN at #NBAsabaDOS sa Twitter. Para sa karagdagang impormasyon, mga schedule, at features, bumisita lamang sa sports hub ng ABS-CBN, sports.abs-cbn.com, at sundan ang kanilang official social media accounts sa Facebook at Twitter (@ABSCBNSports).