KNICKS COVERAGE HEATS-UP ON MSG NETWORK THIS SUMMER
PREMIERING FOUR WEEK SERIES “KNICKS NIGHT LIVE”
FIRST EPISODE THURSDAY, JUNE 30 AT 8:00 PM ON MSG
KNICKS 2016 SUMMER LEAGUE GAMES LIVE FROM ORLANDO
STARTING SATURDAY, JULY 2 AT 3:00 PM ON MSG
Knicks Summer League games and Knicks Night Live will be available on MSG GO
New York, NY (June 28, 2016) – MSG Network’s coverage of the New York Knicks heats-up this summer, beginning with “Knicks Night Live,” a four-part series that debuts this Thursday, June 30 on the eve of the NBA’s free agency period. In addition, MSG will deliver live coverage of the Knicks Summer League team at the Orlando Pro Summer League, with the first game scheduled for Saturday, July 2. “Knicks Night Live” and Knicks Summer League coverage, presented by Hospital for Special Surgery, will also be available live on MSG GO.
“Knicks Night Live” will air on MSG Network at 8:00 pm on four consecutive Thursdays – June 30, July 7, July 14 and July 21 and will be hosted by Al Trautwig with Alan Hahn and Wally Szczerbiak. The show will take an in-depth look at NBA free agency and the Knicks’ acquisitions, and analyze the 2016-17 team.
MSG Network, which has been covering the Knicks Summer League team since 2005, will telecast every 2016 Knicks Summer League game from Orlando, Florida, beginning with the team’s first game on Saturday, July 2 at 3:00 pm ET. All Summer League games on MSG will telecast live, followed by an encore presentation later that evening.
Knicks Telecasts from the Orlando Pro Summer League will feature MSG’s Knicks analyst and NBA legend Walt “Clyde” Frazier, along with play-by-play announcer Mike Crispino.
New York will play five games with games scheduled to be held at the Orlando Magic practice court at the Amway Center.
Below is the Knicks 2016 NBA Summer League television schedule. All times are Eastern.
|Saturday, July 2||vs. Detroit||3:00 pm||MSG|
|Sunday, July 3||vs. Miami||3:00 pm||MSG|
|Tuesday, July 5||vs.LA Clippers||3:00 pm||MSG|
|Wednesday, July 6||vs. Orlando White||1:00 pm||MSG|
|Friday, July 8||TBD||TBD||TBD|
About MSG Networks
MSG Networks Inc. is an industry leader with two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network (MSG) and MSG+, as well as the live streaming and video on demand platform, MSG GO. The networks are home to nine professional sports teams, delivering live games of the New York Knicks; New York Rangers; New York Liberty; New York Islanders; New Jersey Devils; Buffalo Sabres; Major League Soccer’s Red Bulls and the Westchester Knicks, and exclusive non-game coverage of the New York Giants. Each year, the networks collectively telecast approximately 700 live sporting events – which also include college football and college basketball from top conferences – along with a full schedule of critically-acclaimed original programming. The gold standard for regional broadcasting, MSG Networks has won 145 New York Emmy Awards over the past nine years. More information is available at www.msgnetworks.com.