ESPN's top broadcast team of Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy and reporter Doris Burke will call the Los Angeles Lakers at Oklahoma City Thunder game at 8:30 p.m. Friday. FSOK also will air the game with announcers Brian Davis, Grant Long and reporter Lesley McCaslin.
In the Thunder's first two ESPN telecasts this season, FSOK's local telecast had more viewers.
In ESPN's first game Friday, the Philadelphia 76ers host the Boston Celtics at 6 p.m. Mark Jones and Jon Barry are the announcers.
THREE STATE FINALS TO AIR
Three OSSAA state football championships will be televised live this weekend from Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater. Cox (channels 3 and 703) will air the 3A final between Blanchard and Kingfisher at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Fox Sports Oklahoma will air the Class A final between Ringling and Wynnewood at 1 p.m. Saturday and the 2A final between Davis and Oklahoma Christian at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Steve Marshall and Rod Thompson will call the games with sideline reporter Jeremie Poplin.
— Bo Jackson is featured in “You Don't Know Bo,” the final film in the fall slate of “30 For 30” documentaries, debuting at 8 p.m. Saturday on ESPN after the Heisman Trophy presentation. The film explores the feats of the former Heisman winner from his childhood to his early days at Auburn University and through his career as a pro baseball and football star. Jackson, who just turned 50, is the only athlete ever selected to play in the NFL Pro Bowl and the MLB All-Star Game.
— As part of ESPN's Heisman awards show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Notre Dame alumnus Regis Philbin will narrate a tribute to former Fighting Irish Heisman winners.
— Fox will air a UFC broadcast card at 7 p.m. Saturday from KeyArena in Seattle, highlighted by UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson facing top challenger Nate Diaz to determine the world's top 155-pound fighter. The Fox Phantom Cam makes its UFC debut with cameras mounted on the truss frame near the ring. UFC announcers Mike Goldberg and Joe Rogan will call all bouts, including preliminary matches at 4 p.m. on FX.
— CBS' SEC coverage was the highest-rated college football package for the fourth consecutive season, averaging 3.9. ABC was second with at 3.2.
— ESPN analyst John Kruk has joined “Sunday Night Baseball,” replacing Terry Francona, who was hired as the Cleveland Indians' manager. He will team with Dan Shulman, Orel Hershiser and reporter Buster Olney.
— “Outside the Lines,” which will air at 9 a.m. Sunday on ESPN2, profiles former Texas quarterback Vince Young, who led the Longhorns to a national title seven years ago. At 29, Young has been released by three NFL teams and is out of football.