Chris Miller and Drew Gooden are set to make their regular season debut on October 19 with sideline reporter Meghan McPeak
WASHINGTON DC – NBC Sports Washington today announced its coverage of the Washington Wizards 2022-23 NBA season, highlighted by live coverage of 81 regular season games, complete game day schedules, the next pre game -team season in Charlotte and extensive cross-platform content on NBCSportsWashington.com and the MyTeams app.
Chris Miller enters its first year as a play-by-play after 15 years of Wizards coverage with NBC Sports Washington. Miller will be alongside the color analyst Drew Goodenwho is entering her fourth year on the show. Meghan McPeak will take over as the show’s sideline reporter after four years of call-to-action play-by-play for the Washington Mystics and Capital City Go-Go on NBC Sports Washington and Monumental Sports Network. McPeak will continue his play-by-play duties for the Mystics’ 2023 season.
“We are thrilled to announce our new team of on-air talent in this inaugural season of Wizards Basketball on NBC Sports Washington under the ownership of Monumental Sports & Entertainment,” said Zach Leonsis, President of MSE, Media. & New Enterprises. “Chris, Drew and Meghan are great ambassadors for our team and will be great hosts for the exciting, innovative and entertaining shows we want our fans to enjoy.”
NBC Sports Washington will feature live coverage of 81 of the Wizards’ 82 regular season games and two preseason games, which began with Washington’s trip to Japan and the game against the Golden State Warriors on Sept. 30. the preseason will take place on October 10, when the Wizards travel to Charlotte to face the Hornets. Regular season coverage begins with the Wizards’ Indiana opener against the Pacers on Oct. 19 (7:00 p.m.).
This season, NBC Sports Washington will again surround Wizards games with live game programs Live pre-match assistants and Live post-match assistants to provide news, analysis and commentary for half an hour before and one hour after each game. The shows will be hosted by West room and feature a stable of experienced voices, including ancient wizards Jason Smith and Tony Massenburg as well as longtime Wizards insiders Glenn Consor and Christy Winters Scott. Miller, Gooden and McPeak will also appear in the pregame and postgame programs.
Live NBC Sports Washington coverage, including pregame and postgame broadcasts, will continue to be available to authenticated subscribers on the MyTeams app and NBCSportsWashington.com.
Comprehensive digital content covering the Wizards and the NBA will continue to be provided on NBC Sports Washington digital properties. Exclusive news, analysis, commentary and information will be available daily from the Wizards Reporter Chase Hughes and a team of cross-platform content creators.
Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) announced the closing of its previously announced acquisition of NBCUniversal’s 67% stake in NBC Sports Washington from Comcast Corporation in September. MSE, which acquired 33% of NBC Sports Washington in 2016, now has full ownership of the regional sports network.