What Offseason? ESPN’s All-In Coverage Plans for NBA Free Agency


What Offseason? ESPN’s All-In Coverage Plans for NBA Free Agency

The Jump: NBA Free Agency Special Hosted by Rachel Nichols on June 30 as Free Agency Begins

  • Woj & Lowe NBA Free Agency Preview Special on June 25

ESPN is fully documenting the 2019 NBA free agency period, led by The Jump: NBA Free Agency Special on Sunday, June 30, at 5 p.m. ET. The telecast, hosted by Rachel Nichols, will air from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on ESPN2. The NBA free agency period begins at 6 p.m.

Prior to free agency tipping off, ESPN Senior NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski and ESPN Senior NBA Writer Zach Lowe are reuniting for the Woj & Lowe Free Agency Special on Tuesday, June 25, from 7-7:30 p.m. on ESPN2.

ESPN will air additional episodes of The Jump: Free Agency Special on Monday, July 1, from 8-9 p.m. on ESPN2, and then on Tuesday, July 2, from 7-8 p.m. on ESPN, and finally, on Wednesday, July 3, from 7-8 p.m. on ESPN2. The special telecasts are in addition to the regular airings of The Jump, from 3-4 p.m. on ESPN2. Nichols will be joined by an array of top ESPN NBA reporters and analysts. All ESPN NBA shows are also available on the ESPN App.

This summer’s top NBA free agents include several high profile players, including Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Klay Thompson, Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler, Kemba Walker, and more. ESPN.com’s NBA section will document free agency with its array of top reporters from around the country. ESPN will further document NBA free agency on its news and information platforms, including SportsCenter and Get Up.

ESPN’s NBA coverage will include Summer League in Las Vegas. All 83 games will stream on the ESPN App and 43 games will be televised. More details will be announced soon.



Ben Cafardo

I lead communications strategy and execution for ESPN’s NBA, MLB, FIBA and Little League World Series properties. I’m also a proud consumer of all things ESPN.
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