CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - What a difference a year makes.
Having attended opening night for the Cleveland Cavaliers dozens of times before, this year fans are in for a big treat!
Turner Sports will launch the "NBA on TNT Road Show" in Cleveland, Tuesday, Oct. 25. at 3 p.m.
TNT's Inside the NBA cast of Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O'Neal will be live from outside Quicken Loans Arena before the Cavs take on the New York Knicks to kick off the new show.
The "Road Show" will also include a musical performance by Grammy-nominated rapper and songwriter Wiz Khalifa highlighting the day's activities.
The "NBA on TNT Road Show" is themed around the popular show Inside the NBA. It will consist of a series of multifaceted fan friendly attractions aligned with select tent pole events throughout the NBA season, including live telecasts featuring TNT's Sports Emmy Award winning Inside the NBA studio team, musical performances, interactive fan experiences, pop-up stores, food trucks and more.
TNT will officially tip off the season with a doubleheader showcasing the defending NBA Champion Cavaliers hosting the New York Knicks at 8 p.m., followed by the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs at 10:30 p.m. The night's coverage will begin with pre-game programming at 6 p.m. including the Cavaliers ring ceremony.
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