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Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 11:01 am  |  33 responses

Heat vs Knicks: First NBA Game to Be Televised in 3D

The future is here. The future of sports television broadcasting, that is, as LBJ and co. will be seen in 3D as they face against New York at the Garden. From the ESPN press release: “The first-ever NBA telecast on ESPN 3D will feature the Miami Heat and its new core of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh versus the New York Knicks and Amare Stoudemire at Madison Square Garden – the Heat’s first trip to the Garden this season – on Friday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. ET. This highly anticipated matchup will be the first of eight regular-season NBA games on the new network. Other schedule highlights include Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers appearing twice on ESPN 3D (Friday, Jan. 21, and Friday, Feb. 11) as well as the Orlando Magic with Dwight Howard making two appearances – Friday, Feb. 25, and Friday, March 4. In addition to the regular season, ESPN 3D will also televise six games during the NBA Playoffs, including three Western Conference Finals games.”

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  • Flight

    um…

  • http://www.slamonline.com Eboy

    Don’t you need a 3-D TV? What a crock of sh*t.

  • MikeC.

    This is Lebron’s fault.

  • http://www.slamonline.com J

    Who wants to wear weird eyeglasses while watching? Although if they show timeouts (meaning cheerdancers) on 3D that would be good.

  • http://thekobebeef.wordpress.com LDR4

    Cosign Eboy. 3D is a stupid fad. Individual sets of 3D glasses for TVs are around $300. Stupid.

  • ClydeSays

    Does anyone need to see Eddy Curry in 3D? (Yes, he is still playing basketball. Well, he’s on the Knicks roster…)

  • Dale Wittig

    Let me know when they start broadcasting in Wonkavision.

  • ab40

    great now all of you guys can finaly expierence what it’s like when lebrons croach hits your face while he dunks over you. 3d is wack and overrated. in a cinema it’s ok with some movies but with most movies it just sucks furthermore it’s bad for your eyes and in a cinema the sound is too loud as well. the pro’s don’t outweigh the cons therefore it sucks

  • http://slamonline BossTerry

    LDR4- Agreed.. Its a stupid fad that was big in the 80s, then disappeared. Now that they can make it look “better” they think thats what we want to see.. P.S. Avitar sucked!

  • webstarr

    This 3D Knick/Heat game will at least provide people from Wyoming and Idaho with their first experience with black men in their home.

  • Alex

    It’s a good news for The owners of real 3d TVs …. Can’t wait …. All the other shows and movies avail now .. It’s only a few …. Looks awsome !!!!! On my 3d 55 led samsung …. Haters just jealous … But it’s ok … I get used to it cs I’m a big laker fan …. U know what I’m talkin if u now NBA ….. Looking forward for Espn to do more of those 3d games …. Soccer was perfect in 3d … Thx espn … And haters just go get those tv and u change ur comments…… Love my 3d tv ….. Go lakers … And another 3d 3peat is comin for all of u !!!!!!!

  • JTaylor21

    ^Then they will call the police and claim that they are raping everybody out here.

  • Martey

    It will feel like the Knicks are losing right in your living room

  • http://slamonline.com The Black Rick Kamla

    does anyone here actually own or has experienced 3D television???? Is it anything spectacular??? thinking about buying a new TV…wouldn’t mind watching some league play in 3D…

  • CONEY ISLANDER

    TO HELL WITH 3-D, IM BUYING TICKETS!

  • mubwar

    hey ClydeSays thanks alot. I don’t think anyone would like to see curry 350 pound fatass in 3d…it will ruin the experience…

  • http://slamonline BossTerry

    A little off subject, but anyone know the song or artest during the f.o.t.s-Mcdyess video.. I wish during the clip(s) the song title was mentioned.

  • vtrobot

    eddy has looked 3D on regular television for years now.

  • frank

    I’ve seen 3-D TV in stores… It’s actually a far lower quality picture than HD, just some of the things look a little closer to you. And EVERYONE watching needs a set of 3D glasses, which cost somewhere in the $300 range.

  • http://slamonline.com The Black Rick Kamla

    @vtrobot ha

  • http://google c_cantrell

    gay..

  • http://google c_cantrell

    Eboy and LDR4..
    man yal are jus old

  • http://www.nba.com That Dude

    Yeah 3D’s pretty sh*t. But I’m still intrigued by what its gonna look like watching an NBA game.

  • ALEX80

    @ Alex…you can take those 55 inches and put´em up your ass.

  • http://www.nobrain.dk durantula

    @alex80 well said. 3D is total bs. dont buy 3D tvs. dont let them make money for this sh.t

  • http://thetroyblog.com Teddy-the-Bear

    This 3D fad Avatar started is getting really annoying really quick.. F*cking corporations.

  • http://www.need4sheed.com Tarzan Cooper

    Stay tuned for the next episode of ‘alex hates alex’. Now in 3D!

  • g

    smh why the hell is it now lbj & co like cmon its all three of em lebron was the one who came to miami

  • http://thetroyblog.com Teddy-the-Bear

    ^ Maybe because LeBron is still the best player on his team?

  • http://hoopistani.blogspot.com hoopistani

    See, everyone wants to see the Knicks.

  • Ugh

    > Let me know when they start broadcasting in Wonkavision.

    POTD.

  • http://www.twitter.com/HurstySYD Hursty

    LMFAO @ Webstarr & Martey.

  • xXx

    good

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