The two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors look to close out their first round playoff series in Game 6 versus the LA Clippers Friday at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN. Mike Breen will be courtside at Staples Center to call the action with analysts Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy, and Doris Burke as the sideline reporter.
On Sunday at 1 p.m., Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics, visit Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks for Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals series. Mark Jones will call the game on ABC with analyst Hubie Brown and reporter Lisa Salters. The second half of ABC’s afternoon doubleheader tips off at 3:30 p.m. in Golden State with Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson, and Doris Burke for the final Clippers-Warriors first round matchup or Game 1 of the Warriors’ second round series versus the Houston Rockets. An updated schedule will be available Friday night upon the conclusion of Game 6. ESPN Radio will broadcast the matchup with play-by-play commentator Adam Amin and analyst PJ Carlesimo.
ESPN officiating expert, Steve Javie, will provide analysis from the NBA Replay Center in Secaucus, N.J. for Friday and Sunday’s telecasts.
NBA Countdown will precede game coverage throughout the weekend on ESPN2 and ABC with host Michelle Beadle, alongside analysts Jalen Rose, Paul Pierce and Chauncey Billups.
ESPN & ABC April 26-April 28 schedule:
|Date||Time (ET)||Telecast/ Commentators||Network|
|Friday, April 26||9 p.m.||NBA Countdown
Michelle Beadle, Chauncey Billups, Paul Pierce
|10 p.m.||Golden State Warriors at LA Clippers – Game 6
Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson, Doris Burke, Steve Javie
|Sunday, April 28||12:30 p.m.||NBA Countdown
Michelle Beadle, Jalen Rose, Paul Pierce
|1 p.m.||Boston Celtics at Milwaukee Bucks – Game 1
Mark Jones, Hubie Brown, Lisa Salters, Steve Javie
|3:30 p.m.||xx at Golden State Warriors – Game 1 or Game 7
Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson, Doris Burke , Steve Javie
|ABC, ESPN Radio|
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