Bethesda, Md. (Sept. 8, 2010) Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, the regions leading source for television and online sports coverage, and the Washington Wizards have announced the teams 83-game regional television schedule for the 2010-11 season, which includes 80 regular-season games and three preseason games. For the first time, the networks schedule features high-definition broadcasts for all regular-season Wizards games.
Comcast SportsNet, along with the Wizards national broadcast partners, will provide area fans with live coverage of the teams complete schedule throughout the 2010-11 NBA regular season.
Comcast SportsNets television coverage of the upcoming Wizards season includes 73 games on Comcast SportsNet and 10 games on Comcast SportsNet Plus. This season marks the first time that Comcast SportsNet Plus will be available in HD to all cable and satellite providers throughout the region. As details regarding Comcast SportsNet Plus HD carriage and channel location become available, check with your provider or go to CSNwashington.com or CSNbaltimore.com for information.
Comcast SportsNets 83-game schedule of Wizards live game coverage begins during the preseason when they travel to Dallas to face the Mavericks on Oct. 5 at 8:30 p.m. The networks regular-season broadcast schedule opens on Oct. 30 when the Wizards play the Hawks in Atlanta at 7 p.m. John Wall, the Wizards number-one overall draft choice, will make his Verizon Center debut on Comcast SportsNet during the teams home opener against Philadelphia on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m.
Comcast SportsNets live game coverage of the Wizards will be led by three-time Emmy Award-winning play-by-play announcer Steve Buckhantz and veteran analyst Phil Chenier, who are entering their 14th season together. Chris Miller, the networks Wizards television beat reporter, returns as the sideline reporter.