In a continuing effort to expand the Clippers fan base, the team announced Tuesday that 15 games will air exclusively on KTLA. This includes 11 regular-season and four preseason games.
“The segmentation of the television market has become difficult for consumers,” Gillian Zucker, Clippers president of business operations, said in a statement. “We believe it’s incredibly important for Clippers basketball to be accessible to as many people as possible, and the return of the NBA to KTLA is a critical step.”
The move comes amid uncertainty over the Clippers broadcast schedule as their deal with Bally Sports expired this summer and a new deal is not in place yet. Thirty-two of the team’s 82 regular-season games are tabbed as national broadcast games either on ESPN, ABC, Turner Sports or NBA TV, and KTLA will broadcast 11, starting Oct. 25 when the Clippers visit Oklahoma City.
The four exhibition games will air on KTLA Sept. 30, Oct. 3, Oct. 9 and Oct. 12.
Regular season games on KTLA:
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 5 p.m. @ Thunder
Monday, Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. vs. Rockets
Sunday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m. vs. Jazz
Saturday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m. vs. Spurs
Friday, Nov. 25, 7:30 p.m. vs. Nuggets
Tuesday, Nov. 29, 7 p.m. vs. Trail Blazers
Saturday, Dec. 17, 1 p.m. vs. Wizards
Saturday, Dec. 31, Noon @ Pacers
Sunday, Jan. 15, Noon vs. Rockets
Saturday, March 18, Noon vs. Magic
Saturday, April 1, 5:30 p.m. @ Pelicans
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