The NBA is back this Holiday weekend, so enjoy the following nationally televised games or fire up your overpriced NBA League Pass. Also, marvel in the fact that Breen (and JVG) will appear to be in two places at once on Christmas Day. And at least spread a little more holiday cheer than the newest members of the New Orleans Hornets.
Sunday, December 25
Boston Celtics @ New York Knicks (TNT Noon) Marv Albert, Steve Kerr
Miami Heat @ Dallas Mavericks (ABC 2:30PM) Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy
Chicago Bulls @ Los Angeles Lakers (ABC 5PM) Mike Tirico, Hubie Brown
Orlando Magic @ Oklahoma City Thunder (ESPN 8PM) Dave Pasch, Doris Burke
Los Angeles Clippers @ Golden State Warriors (ESPN 10:30PM) Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Chris Mullin
Monday, December 26
Houston Rockets @ Orlando Magic (NBA TV 7PM) Local Broadcast
Los Angeles Lakers @ Sacramento Kings (NBA TV 10PM) Local Broadcast
Tuesday, December 27
Boston Celtics @ Miami Heat (TNT 8PM) Marv Albert, Mike Fratello, Steve Kerr
Utah Jazz @ Los Angeles Lakers (TNT 10:30PM) Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller
Wednesday, December 28
Boston Celtics @ New Orleans Hornets (NBA TV 7PM) Local Broadcast
New York Knicks @ Golden State Warriors (NBA TV 10PM) Local Broadcast
Thursday, December 29
Dallas Mavericks @ Oklahoma City Thunder (TNT 8PM) Marv Albert, Mike Fratello, Steve Kerr
New York Knicks @ Los Angeles Lakers (TNT 10:30PM) Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller
Friday, December 30
Phoenix Suns @ New Orleans Hornets (NBA TV 8PM) Local Broadcast
Chicago Bulls @ Los Angeles Clippers (NBA TV 10:30PM) Local Broadcast
Saturday, December 31
Utah Jazz @ San Antonio Spurs (NBA TV 8:30PM) Local Broadcast
Sunday, January 1, 2012 - New Years Day
Boston Celtics @ Washington Wizards (NBA TV 6PM) Local Broadcast
Marv Albert needs to learn about the art of pinning opponent back. Repeatedly impressed with 50+ yard punts that result in touchback
Coming back from commercial break during the heralded Super Bowl XLII rematch on Fox, Joe Buck reacted to a clip of the Massachusetts State House and remarked "Fast moving city". Let me know if you've ever heard one that moves slowly.
Nothing really specific, but Thom Brennaman is essentially dry humping Aaron Rodgers. Bad enough that he's essentially a "play-by-play-that-already-happened" broadcaster, but he's doing his own version of "Tebowing" Aaron Rodgers right now.
Kenny Albert identifies Skins TE as "Larry Hankerson."...His name is Lawrence Hankerson. Nothing like preparation.
Kenny Albert wastes no time by starting his broadcast..."Welcome to our nation's capital"...Uh, Fedex Field is in Maryland...Perhaps he thought he was at RFK...After a break, the broadcast returns with shots of DC monuments, at which time Albert says "Just outside our nation's capital."...At least somebody knew enough to tell him were he is...