The inaugural Chris Paul PBA Celebrity Invitational, taped Sept. 20, in Winston-Salem, N.C., will air at noon Sunday on ESPN. Paul, the New Orleans Hornets star guard, and other NBA stars were matched up with PBA pros in a fundraising event for Paul’s CP3 Foundation. Other NBA players were the Thunder’s Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Rudy Gay.
NBA notes ESPN’s "E:60,” 6 p.m. Tuesday, profiles Chris Paul, including a look at his community work. ... KSBI-52’s Thunder ratings have started slowly, averaging 1.2 for the first five games. Tuesday night’s home game received a 2.4 ... ESPN has hired former Dallas Mavericks coach Avery Johnson and former Lakers guard Magic Johnson as studio analysts. Former Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy will be their lead analyst. Capel on ‘Sports Blitz’ OU men’s coach Jeff Capel will be on the "Oklahoma Sports Blitz,” 10:25 p.m. Sunday, KWTV-9.