NBA Thunder Will Air Remaining Friday Regular-Season Games Free On OTA TV





Today the Oklahoma City Thunder announced a partnership with Griffin Media to air its remaining Friday night regular-season games. This deal will see the games air on four different local TV stations for free with an antenna or through multiple streaming services and cable TV companies.

These games will air in Wichita, KS, Lawton, OK, Wichita Falls, TX, Joplin, MO, and Pittsburgm KS. Any games that end up being aired nationally on TNT, for example, will not be included in this Friday lineup.

“For 70 years, the Griffin family has been a pioneering force in our community and the television industry, and we are particularly proud to partner with a locally-owned broadcaster that brings such a deep connection and commitment to all Oklahomans,” said Clay Bennett, chairman of the Oklahoma City Thunder. “The Thunder is grateful for the loyal support we receive from our fans across Oklahoma and the region. We look forward to providing them this additional access to our game broadcasts.”

“This is a tremendous opportunity from the NBA and Bally Sports that allows us to increase our fans’ ability to watch Friday games free and over the air this season, said Dan Mahoney, Thunder vice president of Broadcasting. “How and where games are shown next season and beyond remains uncertain, but for now we are pleased to have this chance to expand our reach.”

Here are the games that will air on free OTA TV:

Friday, Jan. 26 at New Orleans Pelicans 7 p.m. CT

Friday, Feb. 2 vs. Charlotte Hornets 7 p.m. CT

Friday, Feb 23 vs. Washington Wizards 7 p.m. CT

Friday, March 8 vs. Miami Heat 7 p.m. CT

Friday, March 22 at Toronto Raptors 6 p.m. CT

Friday, March 29 vs. Phoenix Suns 7 p.m. CT

Friday April 5 at Indiana Pacers 6 p.m. CT

Friday, April 12 vs. Milwaukee Bucks 7 p.m. CT

Here are the stations that will offer these channels:

KSBI-Ch. 52 Oklahoma City (Griffin Media)

COX Ch. 7

DirecTV Ch. 52 

DISH Network Ch. 52

Other cable outlets: check local guide for KSBI-52

News On 6 NOW Ch 6.3 Tulsa (Griffin Media)

COX Ch. 53

Other cable outlets: check local guide for News on 6 Now channel

KSWO-ME TV Ch. 7.3 Lawton/Wichita Falls (Gray Television)

CableOne Ch. 29

Fidelity Ch. 5

Spectrum (TX) Ch. 1240

KSCW-CW Ch 33.1 Wichita, KS (Gray Television)

COX Ch. 5

DirecTV Ch. 33

KOAM stations Joplin, MO/Pittsburg, KS (Morgan Murphy Media)



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