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

by October 06, 2010
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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.”