ESPN has renewed its weekly NBA championship series through 2022 with an eight-game slate, with ESPN2 adding two games in the first round and four games in a second.
The series has featured a high level of competition from the past several years and was the No. 1 show on ESPN.
The NBA Playoffs will air on ESPN2 from Feb. 16-19.
The series, which will feature the same matchups as the NBA Finals and Finals series, has a 20-game regular season, with the NBA Championship Game featuring the top teams from each conference in the tournament, with a rematch of the 2016 NBA Finals on Feb. 25.
It will be available on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU.
In addition, the NBA will host a series of pre-game shows to showcase the best moments in the NBA Playoffs, which began on Feb 17 and concluded Feb. 20.
The first show will feature LeBron James, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Damian Lillard, Russell Howard and Kawhi Leonard.
The second show will include Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony, along with the likes of Andrew Wiggins, Karl-Anthony Towns, Paul George and Paul Millsap.ESPN and ESPN will air the final eight games of the regular season on Feb 25 at 9 p.m.
It is a doubleheader with NBA Championship and NBA Finals matchups.