FOX Sports Southeast to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with original content, event coverage during NBA telecasts

FOX Sports Southeast to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with original content, event coverage during NBA telecasts

2021-01-18 12:34:46
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ATLANTA – FOX Sports Southeast shall provide comprehensive programming in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 18 during the game broadcasts of the networks of both Atlanta Hawks and Memphis Grizzlies.

The network will Atlanta Hawks & # 39; Unity Game activities starting with a one-hour special edition of Hawks LIVE at 1:30 p.m. ET followed by the Timberwolves vs. Hawks at 2:30 p.m. ET. Bob Rathbun, Dominique Wilkins and Vince Carter will name the game, with coverage for the debut of the Hawks' MLK City Edition uniforms and the court coordinating court, as well as a talk between FSSE analyst Renee Montgomery and NBA great Kenny Smith . The broadcast will be available throughout Georgia and parts of Alabama, South Carolina and Tennessee.

FOX Sports Southeast will also host the The Memphis Grizzlies MLK Day activities, including the Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy Symposium at 3:30 p.m. ET followed by Grizzlies LIVE at 4:30 p.m. ET and the 19th Martin Luther King Jr.'s annual party game with the Suns versus grizzly bears at 5:00 p.m. ET. The broadcast will be available throughout Tennessee and parts of Alabama, Kentucky, and Mississippi.

The Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy Symposium will be re-aired across the network's full footprint on FOX Sports Southeast at 9p ET.

Content and reporting are also posted on the networks' social media accounts @RTLnews and @GrizzliesOnFSSE.

MLK DAY HIGHLIGHTS: Atlanta Hawks on FOX Sports Southeast

  • 1:30 PM ET: One hour edition of Hawks LIVE – FSSE / FSGO
    • Dr. King tribute through Mike "Stinger" Glenn through anecdotes and archives
    • Reflections of Hawks players on MLK Nike City Edition uniforms
    • Conversation about Dr. King between analyst Hawks LIVE Renee Montgomery and Inside the NBA's Kenny Smith
    • Information about the creation of the MLK uniform and the partnership with the King Estate of Hawks & # 39; Chief Marketing Officer Melissa Proctor
  • 2:30 p.m. ET: MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES USA ATLANTA HAWKS – FSSE / FSGO
    • Game call: Bob Rathbun, Dominique Wilkins, Vince Carter, Kelly Crull
  • 9:00 PM ET: Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy Symposium (re-broadcast) – FSSE / FSGO

MLK DAY HIGHLIGHTS: Memphis Grizzlies on FOX Sports Southeast

  • 3:30 PM ET: Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy Symposium – FSSE / FSGO
    • Organized by Pete Pranica, virtual celebration of 16th Annual National Civil Rights Museum Sports Legacy Award recipients, honoring NBA and WNBA greats Ray Allen, Nneka Ogwumike and Kenny Smith.
  • 5:00 PM ET: 19th ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION GAME: PHOENIX SUNS VS. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES – FSSE / FSGO
  • 9:00 PM ET: Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy Symposium (re-broadcast) – FSSE / FSGO


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