SBS launches basketball pre-game show

SBS has announced a new basketball pre-game show – SBS Courtside – hosted by Lucy Zelić.

The announcement:

SBS launches SBS Courtside, a new basketball pre-game show

Hosted by Lucy Zelić, SBS Courtside will air ahead of every NBA and WNBA game on SBS VICELAND and SBS On Demand.

With the NBL and NBA seasons upon us, SBS has announced a new pre-game basketball show that will air twice a week on SBS VICELAND and SBS On Demand.

SBS Sport Presenter, Lucy Zelić, will host the fast-paced 30-minute pre-game show, SBS Courtside, ahead of every NBA and WNBA game on SBS VICELAND. SBS World News Sport journalist, Adrian Arciuli, will also join Lucy.

The first episode of SBS Courtside will air at 9.30am AEDT on Saturday, 26 October ahead of the highly-anticipated showdown between the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics at 10.05am on SBS VICELAND and SBS On Demand.

Lucy and Adrian will deliver the best highlights and insights from the NBL, NBA and WNBA, and will be joined by special guest analysts and players to review and preview the leagues.

Among a colourful suite of segments, the first two episodes of SBS Courtside will feature basketball legend, Paul Pierce, who famously played 19 seasons in the NBA. Boomers and NBA star, Patty Mills, will also make an appearance, offering a unique perspective as he discusses the NBA and NBL leagues.

SBS is the home of hoops – each week, two live, regular-season NBA games will be broadcast in HD on SBS VICELAND and SBS On Demand. NBA games will also be available for catch up on SBS On Demand, and the basketball hub on SBS’s sport website is the home for game highlights, condensed mini games, interviews, features and all additional NBL, NBA and WNBA content.

SBS will also broadcast one live WNBA game per week beginning with the 2020 season in May throughout the WNBA regular season and a selection of games from the first three rounds of WNBA Playoffs.

Under a two-year deal, fans will also have access to the entire 2019-20 Hungry Jack’s NBL season for free, with 67 games broadcast on SBS VICELAND and all 126 games available live and free on SBS On Demand.

Source: SBS media release


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