The battle for basketball supremacy continues on ABS-CBN and Studio 23 as the National Basketball Association enters the second round of playoffs this week with only eight teams remaining in contention for the 2011 NBA Championship.
Find out if the Los Angeles Lakers can avenge their back to back losses against the Dallas Mavericks in Game 3 this Saturday (May 7) 9:30am live on Studio 23. Watch and see if Pau Gasol finally shows up with his A-game to help Kobe Bryant lead their team against Dirk Nowitzki and company.
Come Sunday (May 8) at 8am, the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat meet again after heart-stopping Games 1 and 2 that saw Dwayne Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh take charge for the Heat, while Boston’s own Big Three of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Ray Allen struggled in play.
See if the 2008 NBA champions can steal the momentum and Game 3 as they head home to Boston, live on ABS-CBN Channel 2.
The East’s top-seed Chicago Bulls, powered by 2011 NBA Coach of the Year Tim Thibodeau and 2011 NBA Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose are also bent to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals as they enter Game 4 against the soaring Atlanta Hawks.
Catch the Joe Johnson-led Hawks try to upset the Bulls again live on Monday (May 9), 8am on ABS-CBN. All games will have a primetime telecast at 9:30pm on Studio 23.
Don’t miss the action and the drama in the 2011 NBA Playoffs! Watch the games on free TV on ABS-CBN and Studio 23, the official free-to-air coverors of the NBA. For game schedules and updates, visit ABS-CBN Sports’ official Facebook page and www.studio23.tv.