Release Date: 10/24/2012
NBA TV to Televise Inaugural NBA.com Fantasy Draft Show With Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal, Chris Webber
and Other TNT and NBA TV Talent
Analysts To Draft Fantasy Basketball Teams On Air Friday, Oct. 26 NBA TV and TNT commentators Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal, Reggie Miller, Chris Webber, Steve Kerr, Greg Anthony, Steve Smith, Dennis Scott, Brent Barry, Mike Fratello, Craig Sager and David Aldridge will participate in NBA TV’s presentation of the NBA.com Fantasy Draft Show on Friday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. ET. Hosted by Johnson, the show pairs the 12 analysts into six teams as they draft their Fantasy Basketball squads for the upcoming season.
NBA.com Fantasy Draft Show teams:
Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller
Shaquille O’Neal and Dennis Scott
Chris Webber and Brent Barry
Steve Kerr and Steve Smith
Greg Anthony and Mike Fratello
Craig Sager and David Aldridge
The teams will participate in an eight-round fantasy draft with roster spots including three guards, three forwards and two centers. Each team will compete for bragging rights throughout the season by participating in the NBA.com Yahoo! Sports Fantasy Basketball League. Fans will be informed of the team standings and progress throughout the season on NBA TV’s NBA GameTime and Fantasy Insider, Inside the NBA on TNT, as well as on NBA.com.
NBA TV is part of NBA Digital, the NBA's extensive cross-platform portfolio of digital assets jointly-managed by the NBA and Turner Sports including NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband, NBA Mobile, NBADLEAGUE.com, and WNBA.com
Visit the Turner Sports online pressroom for additional press materials; follow Turner Sports on Twitter at @TurnerSportsPR. Follow NBA TV on Twitter at @NBATV.
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