A new half hour basketball show SBS Courtside will air ahead of every NBA and WNBA game on SBS VICELAND from Saturday.
Lucy Zelić will host joined by SBS World News Sport journalist, Adrian Arciuli, offering highlights and insights from the NBL, NBA and WNBA, joined by guest analysts and players.
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.
Saturday, 26 October
Toronto Raptors vs. Boston Celtics
· SBS Courtside at 9.30am.
· Game tip off at 10.05am live on SBS VICELAND and SBS On Demand
Sunday, 27 October
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Houston Rockets
· SBS Courtside at 10.30am.
· Game tip off at 11.05am live on SBS VICELAND and SBS On Demand.
Saturday, 2 November
San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors
· SBS Courtside at 1pm.
· Game tip off at 1.35pm live on SBS VICELAND and SBS On Demand.
Sunday, 3 November
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
· SBS Courtside at 7.30am.
· Game tip off at 8.05am live on SBS VICELAND and SBS On Demand.
Saturday, 9 November
Miami Heat vs. Los Angeles Lakers
· SBS Courtside at 2pm.
· Game tip off at 2.35pm live on SBS VICELAND and SBS On Demand.