Turner Network Television will broadcast the 2019 NBA Awards Monday night.
The broadcast, sponsored by Kia, is scheduled to air at 9 p.m. ET on TNT. It will broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Los Angeles, CA. The event honors the top performers from the past NBA season with awards, such as the Kia NBA MVP, Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year and Kia Rookie of the Year.
NBA great Shaquille O’Neal will host the broadcast. Larry Bird and Magic Johnson will become co-recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award. Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts will receive the Sager Strong Award. The Sager Strong Award is presented annually to one person considered to be a trailblazer in his or her industry while also exhibiting courage, faith, compassion and grace.
The full list of candidates and awards for this year’s broadcast is noted below.
Monday night’s broadcast will be preceded by a broadcast of NBA Awards: Red Carpet will stream across multiple platforms live at 8 p.m. ET. Among the platforms where audiences can watch the proceedings are NBA On TNT’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages. It will also stream live via Bleacher Report’s Facebook and Twitter sites.
Comedian Tony Rock will co-host the broadcast with Bleacher Report’s Taylor Rooks and Turner Sports’ Allie LaForce. Ro Parrish will serve as the DJ for the event.”Kicks Awards” will also be handed out during the event for the celebrities with the most creative footwear.
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