NBA & Turner Sports Tip Off Season Opening In Virtual Reality

The NBA, Turner Sports and technology company nextVR are teaming tonight to live stream the NBA champion Golden State Warriors’ season-opening game against the New Orleans Pelicans in virtual reality.

In addition to the live game, which airs at 10:30 PM ET on TNT, the VR presentation will include the Warriors’ ring ceremony, with the team receiving their championship rings on the court beforehand. The game and pre-game ceremony can be accessed in high-definition VR with a Samsung Gear VR headset via the NextVR portal, found on the Oculus Home app. Details are available at

TNT’s coverage of the 2015-2016 NBA season kickoff will also feature the NBA Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers visiting the Chicago Bulls at 8 PM ET.

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