Knicks Summer League Returns to MSG Network
Five Games to be Televised Live Starting Sunday, July 11
New York, NY (July 7, 2010) - MSG Network announced today that it will televise the New York Knicks five 2010 NBA Summer League games for the fifth consecutive year starting with the teams' matchup against the Denver Nuggets at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 11. All five games will be telecast live from the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas and then repeated later the same evening in primetime.
MSG Network's Knicks analyst Walt "Clyde" Frazier and sideline reporter Tina Cervasio will work all five games in Las Vegas. Frazier will be joined by play-by-play announcers Mike Breen and Mike Crispino for two and three games, respectively.
The Knicks team will feature two current roster players in Toney Douglas and Bill Walker, as well as the teams' two second round picks from last month's NBA Draft, Andy Rautins and Landry Fields. Patrick Ewing, Jr. and former Knicks player Marcus Landry are also included on the 15-man roster.
The Knicks will face the NBA's No. 1 draft pick, John Wall, when they play the Washington Wizards in the final game of the summer.
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MSG Media is a leader in production and content development for multiple distribution platforms, including content originating from MSG's venues. MSG Media consists of the MSG Networks (MSG network, MSG Plus, MSG HD and MSG Plus HD) regional sports networks and the Fuse Networks (Fuse and Fuse HD), a national television network dedicated to music. MSG Media is also responsible for managing interactive initiatives (online, mobile, VOD and iTV) across all business segments. MSG Media is part of Madison Square Garden, Inc., (NASDAQ: MSG) a fully-integrated sports, entertainment and media business. The company is comprised of three business segments: MSG Sports, MSG Entertainment and MSG Media, which are strategically aligned to work together to drive MSG's overall business, which is built on a foundation of iconic venues and compelling content that MSG creates, produces, presents and/or distributes through its programming networks and other media assets. MSG Sports consists of owning and operating sports franchises, including the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL), the New York Liberty (WNBA), and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL). MSG Sports also features other sports properties, including the presentation of a wide variety of live sporting events including professional boxing, college basketball, track and field and tennis. MSG Entertainment is one of the country's leaders in live entertainment. MSG Entertainment creates, produces and/or presents a variety of live productions, including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the Radio City Rockettes, throughout the country. MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts other live entertainment events such as concerts, family shows and special events in MSG's diverse collection of venues. These venues include Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Beacon Theater, the Chicago Theater and the Wang Theater. More information is available at www.msg.com.