ESPN Full Circle: NBA Playoffs

Full Circle

In-Game Plans for ESPN's Full Circle: Bulls-Heat NBA Playoff game on April 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET

Full Circle chat wrap transcript

  • ESPN: a traditional game telecast produced in High Definition.

  • ESPN2: entire live game action from alternate camera angles, including "Above the Rim", with limited commercial interruption. Kia NBA Shootaround commentators John Saunders, Greg Anthony, Tim Legler and Stephen A. Smith will call the game from Times Square Studio in New York, providing on-going analysis during timeouts and breaks.

  • ESPN HD and ESPN2 HD: both ESPN HD and ESPN2 HD: will offer High Definition presentations of game coverage, the widescreen view provided by HD's 16x9 aspect ratio will offer a unique glimpse into offensive and defensive strategy, particularly for ESPN2 HD's Above the Rim telecast.

  • ESPN360: ESPN's broadband service will feature a live stream of the ESPN telecast, plus in-depth statistical packages including shot charts and player and team updates. ESPN Radio GameNight host Jeff Rickard and ESPN.com Insider John Hollinger will provide commentary during commercial breaks.

  • ESPN Deportes: ESPN's Spanish-language network in the United States will offer a simulcast of the traditional game telecast with commentators Alvaro Martin and Carlos Morales.

  • ESPN International: coverage offered to 125 countries across ESPN Latin, ESPN Pac-Rim and ESPN Atlantic networks.

  • ESPN Radio: will provide on-site updates during ESPN Radio's GameNight.

  • ESPN.com: coverage will include live chats with ESPN NBA analysts during the game, in addition to GameCast information and in-game fan polling.

  • ESPNEWS: will feature in-progress highlights and live analysis from ESPN NBA analysts during the game.

  • Mobile ESPN: will provide in-progress video highlights throughout the game and halftime analysis. A dynamic scoreboard will offer clock-and-score technology and GameCast, which enables fans to view shot charts and in-progress box scores.

    Pre & Post-Game Plans for ESPN's Full Circle: NBA Playoffs

  • ESPN: KIA NBA Shootaround: Playoff Preview Special on Friday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. ET and KIA NBA Shootaround on Saturday, April 22 at 2:00 p.m. ET. Additional NBA Playoff coverage throughout ESPN news & information programs, including SportsCenter, PTI, and Around the Horn.

  • ESPN2: NBA Playoff coverage throughout ESPN2 programming including Mike & Mike in the Morning, Cold Pizza, and Quite Frankly.

  • ESPNEWS: NBA Playoff coverage on The Hot List, 4 Qtrs, and The Pulse.

  • ESPN Classic: will feature a marathon of historic NBA playoff games April 20-22.

  • ESPNU: will feature players from ESPN's Full Circle NBA Playoff game in a Cram Session on April 21.

  • ESPN.com: ESPN Motion video previews from ESPN experts plus post-game highlights, SportsNation polling related to NBA Playoffs, and topical chat sessions.

  • ESPN Wireless: Fans can text their choice for the MVP of the ESPN Full Circle NBA Playoffs game.