ATLANTA – FOX Sports Southeast, the exclusive regional home of the Atlanta Hawks, announced today it will televise 78 regular season games during the 2016-17 NBA season. The Hawks will tip off the 2016-17 schedule at home against the Washington Wizards on Thursday, October 27. Coverage on FOX Sports Southeast begins at 6:30 p.m. ET with a special one-hour HawksLIVE! pregame show.
Games will also be available on FOX Sports GO (FOXSportsGo.com), a free app that provides live streaming video of Atlanta Hawks games through select programming distributors, as well as other FOX Sports programming. Fans can download the mobile app from the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Amazon App Store and Windows Store. For more information, please reference the attached FOX Sports GO FAQ document.
A complete schedule of Atlanta Hawks games on FOX Sports Southeast is attached (television schedule subject to change). Schedule highlights on FOX Sports Southeast:
- The Hawks will visit the defending NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday, November 8, with pregame coverage starting at 6:30 p.m. ET.
- Former Hawks All-Star Al Horford will return to Philips Arena on Friday, January 13, when Atlanta hosts the Boston Celtics, with pregame coverage starting at 7:30 p.m. ET.
- The Hawks will host the Golden State Warriors and reigning MVP Stephen Curry on Monday, March 6, with pregame coverage starting at 7:00 p.m. ET.
Additionally, FOX Sports Southeast will televise three preseason home games beginning with the Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, October 10, at 7:30 p.m. ET. The Hawks will also face the Detroit Pistons on Thursday, October 13, at 7:30 p.m. ET and the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, October 18, at 7:30 p.m. ET in televised match-ups on the network and FOX Sports GO.
Play-by-play announcer Bob Rathbun (@BobRathbunTV) returns for his 21st season as the television voice of the Hawks, alongside Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer and Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins (@DWilkins21), who will return for his eighth season as game analyst. Veteran NBA reporter Andre Aldridge (@Voceroy), in his sixth season covering the Hawks, and Olivia Harlan (@Olivia_Harlan), who returns for her third season, will also provide reports and interviews from the sidelines.
Hawks LIVE!, the pregame and postgame show for all 78 Hawks game telecasts, will be hosted by Jerome Jurenovich (@JeromeOnSports) alongside analyst Mike “Stinger” Glenn.
Hawks regular season games on FOX Sports Southeast will reach more than 6 million households throughout Georgia and parts of Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama and South Carolina.