Boomers to create NBA history LIVE on ESPN

Boomers to create NBA history LIVE on ESPN

A piece of Australian basketball history will be beamed on to television screens all around Australia this Saturday as three Australian Boomers take to the NBA court for the first time as the Golden State Warriors host the San Antonio Spurs.

Beginning to make his mark on the exciting young Warriors team, Andrew Bogut will be hoping to help his team get one over a Spurs team – including Patty Mills and Aron Baynes – who they potentially may meet in the NBA Play-offs.

In a coup for Australian basketball fans ESPN will telecast the Western Conference showdown LIVE at 2:30pm AEDT on Saturday 23 February.

This Aussie-filled NBA game headlines a weekend that will have basketball die-hards strapped to the couch with no fewer than seven games involving Australians hitting our screens.

It starts on Friday morning with in-form Australian Boomers star David Andersen leading his Turkish club Fenerbahce in a key Euroleague fixture against compatriots Nathan Jawai, Joe Ingles and their FC Barcelona Regal squad.

The game will be on EUROSPORT from 8.45am AEDT on Friday 22 February.

The Australian quartet at Saint Mary’s, led by Matthew Dellavedova, will be in hitting our screens twice in three days, first against WCC rivals BYU, with the game LIVE on ESPN and streaming online at ESPN3.com.au on Friday 22 February at 3:00pm AEDT.

The Gaels are in action again on Sunday as they face 16th-ranked Creighton in an ESPN Bracket Buster clash LIVE on ESPN2 and ESPN3.com.au on Sunday 24 February at 10:00am AEDT.

Aussie young guns Cody Ellis and Jackson Aldridge face off in the biggest game of the Atlantic 10 Conference season as Ellis’ giant-killing Saint Louis University take on Aldridge’s Butler in a 1 v 2 clash.

You can catch the highly-anticipated game LIVE streaming on ESPN3.com.au on Saturday 23 February at 11:00am AEDT.

It’s an early start on Sunday morning for Valparaiso fans as Ryan Broekhoff looks to guide the Crusaders past Eastern Kentucky, with the game streaming LIVE on ESPN3.com.au at 5:00am AEDT.

Closing out the weekend it’s the battle for North Carolina as Jordan Vandenbrg’s North Carolina State face North Carolina LIVE on ESPN and ESPN3.com.au on Sunday 24 February at 8:00am AEDT.