Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick will join NBA Countdown charged by Mountain Dew this Friday, Jan. 8, at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. Redick will serve as a guest analyst for the full 30-minute show, alongside regular analysts Doug Collins and Jalen Rose and host Sage Steele.
NBA Countdown will precede ESPN’s Friday NBA doubleheader: the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Minnesota Timberwolves at 8 p.m., followed by the Oklahoma City Thunder at Los Angeles Lakers at 10:30 p.m.
Redick’s appearance marks the fourth time this season that NBA Countdown has included a current or former NBA player serving as a guest analyst. Paul Pierce and Tracy McGrady made pre-game appearances and Harrison Barnes joined the NBA Countdown crew during a recent halftime show.
NBA Countdown – ABC’s and ESPN’s NBA pre-game show – emanates from ESPN’s Los Angeles Production Center at L.A. Live, across the street from the Staples Center. NBA Countdown on ABC will resume on Saturday, Jan. 23, at 8 p.m. for the launch of NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC.
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