Mavs To Host Clippers Live Tuesday On NBATV

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The Los Angeles Clippers and Dallas Mavericks will play live on NBA TV Tuesday night.

The Western Conference foes are scheduled to tip off at 8:30 p.m. EST.  The Clippers (30-13) are third in the West, and the Mavs (27-15) are fifth in the conference.

Tuesday’s only NBA matchup is a game that can go either way.  Los Angeles is 11-9 on the road coming into Tuesday the game in Dallas.  The Mavericks are 13-10 at home so far this season.

Both teams come into the game hot, with the Clippers in the midst of a three-game win streak and Dallas a four-game win streak.  Looking at the numbers even deeper, Los Angeles is 7-3 in its last 10 games while Dallas is 6-4 in its last 10 matches.

Brian Anderson will have the call for Tuesday night’s Western Conference showdown.  He will be joined by analyst Greg Anthony for additional commentary.  Reporter Dennis Scott will be courtside for all of the game’s latest news.

Tuesday’s broadcast will be preceded at 6 p.m. by The Warmup presented by Ford.  Stephanie Ready will anchor the program and will be joined by analysts Gary Payton, Brendan Haywood and JR Jackson for additional commentary.

More information on Tuesday night’s NBA showdown between the Mavs and Clippers is available online along with all of the latest NBA headlines at:

 

Websitehttp://www.nba.com/tv

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ESPN To Offer Extended Coverage Of NASCAR’s Season Ender All Week

Courtesy:  ESPN

Courtesy: ESPN

The final round of NASCAR’s “Chase for the Championship” is officially upon us. Eight drivers have been cut to only four. In anticipation of the season’s final race, the Ford Ecoboost 400, ESPN will follow all four contenders—Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Ryan Newman, and Joey Logano—all week. ESPN will have reporters with each team—Dave Burns with Joey Logano, Marty Smith with Kevin Harvick, Ryan McGee with Denny Hamlin, and Mike Massaro with Ryan Newman –early this week. And SportsCenter will air multiple live reports from the shops of each of the contenders’ teams Monday and Tuesday. They will air between 9:30am and 2:00pm ET. ESPN will offer extended coverage on each team and their preparations during the 6pm and 11pm editions of SportsCenter.

On Wednesday, there will be a press conference live from Miami featuring all four of the championship contenders and their team owners. SportsCenter will have interviews and reports from the day’s events. On Thursday, ESPN will head back to the shops with the championship contenders. ESPN’s reporters will follow the drivers’ pre-race preparations before things pick back up on track this Friday. Sunday’s season-ending race will be broadcast live on ESPN. It will be preceded by a special two-hour edition of NASCAR Countdown beginning at 1pm ET. The green flag is expected to fly at 3:16pm ET. All four of the championship contenders will appear on Countdown from the ESPN Pit Studio.

ESPN NASCAR analyst Ricky Craven will be on SportsCenter frequently throughout the race weekend with insight into the race and the championship contenders. He will also have an interview with the newly crowned champion after the race Sunday night.

None of the four final drivers in this year’s championship hunt have won a championship at NASCAR’s top level before. All four come from multi-car race teams. And they each represent one of NASCAR’s car makers—Ford, Chevy, Toyota.

More information on ESPN’s coverage of the 2014 NASCAR Championship week and weekend is available online at:

Website: http://espn.go.com/racing/nascar

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ESPN

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