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Heat Vs. Mavs: 2011 NBA Finals Game 1 Start Time, TV Schedule

Here are your vitals for Game 1 of the 2011 NBA Finals.

Tip: 8:00 CDT, 9:00 EDT
Location: American Airlines Arena (not to be confused with AA Center), Miami, FL
TV: ABC
Dallas Radio: ESPN 103.3

ABC will air a special edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game 1 at 7:00 CDT, followed by a 30-minute pregame. NBA TV will also air a pregame from 6:30-7:30 CDT. Locally, ESPN 103.3 will have pregame festivities all evening, and KTCK 1310/104.1 will air a 90-minute pregame at 6:30. Remember that NBA TV will also carry postgame press conferences live after the game.

Here is the full schedule for the NBA Finals:

Game 1 — Tue May 31, Dallas at /Miami 8 p.m. CDT, ABC
Game 2 — Thu June 2, Dallas at Miami 8 p.m. CDT, ABC
Game 3 — Sun June 5, Miami at Dallas 7 p.m. CDT, ABC
Game 4 — Tue June 7, Miami at Dallas 8 p.m. CDT, ABC
Game 5* — Thu June 9, Miami at Dallas 8 p.m. CDT, ABC
Game 6* — Sun June 12, Dallas at Miami 7 p.m. CDT, ABC
Game 7* — Tue June 14, Dallas at Miami 8 p.m. CDT, ABC
*If necessary

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