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One of NBA TV's signature studio shows, "Open Court" opens the lines of communication regarding all aspects -- past and present -- of the National Basketball Association. Ernie Johnson acts as both host and moderator, keeping the peace on a panel that includes TNT and NBA TV analysts and special guests sharing their personal accounts of some of the league's top moments and story lines.

Latest episodes

aired 14 days ago
In a New York-themed episode, Ernie Johnson holds a round-table discussion with Kenny Smith, Shaquille O'Neal, Grant Hill, Steve Smith and John Starks.
aired 16 days ago
Isiah Thomas, Kevin McHale, Charles Barkley, Dennis Scott, and Shaquille O'Neal talk about the best & worst moments of their careers.
aired 16 days ago
A glimpse into the lives of the families of NBA Players Magic Johnson, Chris Paul, Shannon Brown and Chris Bosh - as told from their wives' perspective. With Cookie Johnson, Jada Paul, Monica Brown and Adrienne Bosh.
aired 20 days ago
A wide ranging cast of contributors, who all played a part in making the NBA what it is today, discuss their careers. The panel includes Jerry Colangelo, Wayne Embry, Rod Thorn, Isiah Thomas, and Arn Tellem.
aired 20 days ago
A roundtable discussion with some of the NBA's brightest young stars including Jayson Tatum, Lauri Markkanen, Ben Simmons and Donovan Mitchell.
aired 20 days ago
Kevin McHale, Kenny Smith, Grant Hill, and other former NBA players demonstrate basketball tips for key player positions. The group shows how post play, spot up shooting, point guard skills, and versatility play a role on winning teams.
aired 20 days ago
Chris Webber, Kevin McHale, Kenny Smith, Derek Fisher, Greg Anthony, Steve Smith and Dennis Scott discuss the league's most memorable and complete teams that fell shy of winning the NBA Championship.
aired 20 days ago
The panel will break down the Xs and Os of the game with unique vantage points.
aired 20 days ago
We turn back the clock as a panel of NBA greats discuss their top players from the past five decades (1960-2000s).
aired 20 days ago
Ernie Johnson, Isiah Thomas, Grant Hill, Chris Webber, Steve Smith and Dennis Scott discuss their passion in pursuit of championships, the pros and cons of AAU Basketball and stories from their playing days.
aired 20 days ago
Dominique Wilkins, Isiah Thomas, Grant Hill, Chris Webber, and Steve Smith discuss their favorite and most-feared signature moves, while reminiscing about what it was like to face some of the league's all-time greats.
aired 20 days ago
An in-depth look at some of the most iconic shots and clutch players in NBA playoff history--including a discussion about the most clutch Playoff shot over the last 40 years.
aired 20 days ago
A roundtable show featuring Shaquille O'Neal, Isiah Thomas, Rick Fox, Kenny Smith, Steve Smith and Chauncey Billups with host Ernie Johnson where they reflect on championship experiences and discuss the perseverance it takes to win a title.
aired 20 days ago
The panel chats about similarities between former and current NBA players and laugh about the moment in their basketball careers that they don't want to be reminded of.
aired 23 days ago
Roundtable discussion with multiple championship winning owners gathered together to discuss today's leading topics. Panel: Steve Ballmer, Jeanie Buss, Mark Cuban, Dan Gilbert, Joe Lacob and Tony Ressler.
aired 302 days ago
A roundtable discussion with five of the NBA's top decision makers including: Bob Myers, Daryl Morey, Donnie Nelson, Andy Elisburg and Dell Demps.
aired 302 days ago
Roundtable discussion forecasting the next big on-court trends, keys to successful game planning and the importance of successful organizational culture. Panel: Scott Brooks, Dave Joerger, Jason Kidd, Quin Snyder & Mike Brown.
aired 336 days ago
Charles Barkley, Shaquille O'Neal, Isiah Thomas and others join in a roundtable discussion centered on the NBA's 50 Greatest Players and the 10 players the panel believes should be added as all-time legends.
aired 336 days ago
A roundtable discussion on the ever-evolving culture of the NBA, including the emergence of the "stretch four" position, the increasing importance of the 3-point shot, the emphasis on analytics; and building the perfect modern player.
aired 336 days ago
Revisit the funniest, candid, most thought provoking and entirely unscripted moments from the first four seasons of the show.
aired 340 days ago
NBA executives discuss topics such as philosophies for building and rebuilding teams, executing franchise-shaping trades and the state of "super teams."

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