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ESPNU and ESPNews Combine to Televise 12 2016-17 Regular-Season NBA D-League Games

Official Release | December 6, 2016

ESPNU and ESPNews will combine to televise 12 regular-season NBA Development League (D-League) games for the 2016-17 season. The slate will begin Thursday, Dec.  8 when the Delaware 87ers visit the Westchester Knicks at 7 p.m. on ESPNU.

On Friday, Jan. 20, ESPNU will televise four NBA D-League Showcase games including three spotlighting the league’s newest teams: the Salt Lake City Stars (vs. Iowa Energy, 12:30 p.m.), the Greensboro Swarm (vs. Delaware 87ers, 3 p.m.) and the Long Island Nets (vs. Raptors 905, 8:30 p.m.). This is the first time that ESPN networks will televise NBA D-League Showcase games.

ESPNU will also be home to the NBA D-League Playoffs, including First Round action, the Conference Finals, and the D-League Finals. More information, including schedule and start times, will be available in the coming weeks.

All NBA D-League telecasts on ESPNU and ESPNews will also be available to stream live through WatchESPN and the ESPN app.

The full regular season schedule is below.

2016-17 NBA D-League Schedule on ESPNU and ESPNews

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Thu, Dec. 8 7 p.m. NBA D-League presented by Taco Bell

Delaware 87ers at Westchester Knicks

ESPNU
Tue, Dec. 27 8 p.m. NBA D-League presented by Taco Bell

Rio Grande Valley Vipers at Iowa Energy

ESPNews
Fri, Jan. 6 11 p.m. NBA D-League presented by Taco Bell

Grand Rapids Drive at Santa Cruz Warriors

ESPNU
Thu, Jan. 19 12:30 p.m. NBA D-League Showcase (in Toronto)

Fort Wayne Mad Ants at Windy City Bulls

ESPNU
3 p.m. NBA D-League Showcase (in Toronto)

Sioux Falls Skyforce at Reno Bighorns

ESPNU
Fri, Jan. 20 12:30 p.m. NBA D-League Showcase (in Toronto)

Salt Lake City Stars at Iowa Energy

ESPNU
3 p.m. NBA D-League Showcase (in Toronto)

Delaware 87ers at Greensboro Swarm

ESPNU
6 p.m. NBA D-League Showcase (in Toronto)

Austin Spurs at Northern Arizona Suns

ESPNU
8:30 p.m. NBA D-League Showcase (in Toronto)

Raptors 905 at Long Island Nets

ESPNU
Thu, Jan. 26 9 p.m. NBA D-League presented by Taco Bell

Northern Arizona Suns at Austin Spurs

ESPNU
Fri, Feb. 3 8:30 p.m. NBA D-League presented by Taco Bell

Oklahoma City Blue at Texas Legends

ESPNews
Fri, Feb. 10 8 p.m. NBA D-League presented by Taco Bell

Maine Red Claws at Westchester Knicks

ESPNews

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