Disney XD, NBA team up for look at rookie year

A special on Disney XD will give fans an up-close look at future basketball stars in their rookie year in the National Basketball Association.

Anthony Davis

Billy Unger of “Lab Rats” will host the show, which will feature exclusive footage of No. 1 draft pick, New Orleans Hornets power forward Anthony Davis practicing with the 2012 USA Men’s Basketball team. The show will also go behind the scenes at the NBA Draft Combine and the draft itself, revealing players preparing for training camp and opening nights as well as getting pranked by the veteran players.

NBA stars who will appear include Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard of the Los Angeles Lakers; LeBron James of the Miami Heat; Blake Griffin and Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers; Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers; Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves; Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks, Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets; and Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder.

“My Life as an NBA Rookie” will debut Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. as a part of the channel’s “Nothing But Net Marathon,” which will also include episodes of “Kickin’ It,” “Lab Rats” and Crash & Berstein.”


Written by: KurtK26
Oct 8th, 2012, 10:15 am

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