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MSG Networks to Telecast ‘Knicks Draft Special, presented by Michelob Ultra’ Thursday

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MSG Networks today announced it will telecast a live NBA Draft show at 11:00pm ET on Thursday night, serving as the go-to destination for complete Knicks draft coverage.

The “Knicks Draft Special, presented by Michelob Ultra,” hosted by Bill Pidto with Knicks analysts Alan Hahn and Wally Szczerbiakwill feature real-time updates, expert draft analysis and initial reaction to the Knicks’ selections. Szczerbiak will join Pidto in studio, with Hahn reporting live from the draft in Brooklyn.

The one-hour special airing on MSG Network will include in-depth breakdowns of the play for each of the Knicks’ draft picks and their potential impact on the team. The Knicks’ eventual first round selection is also expected to join the show for a live interview.

Following the draft, MSG Networks will have additional draft coverage on Friday night’s episode of MSG PM at 11:00pm ET. Former Knicks forward John Wallace and former lottery pick and eight-year NBA veteran center John Henson will join hosts Kazeem Famuyide and Monica McNutt to recap the draft and deliver insightful analysis around each of the Knicks’ picks.

The draft programming each night will also be available on MSG GO, the network’s live streaming and video on demand platform.

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Jerry Milani is a writer and public relations executive living in Bloomfield, N.J. He has worked in P.R. for more than 30 years in college and conference sports media relations, two agencies and for the International Fight League, a team-based mixed martial arts league, and as a freelance professional. His PR clients have included Wizard World and FAN EXPO, which produce pop culture and celebrity conventions across North America, USA Wrestling, the National Lacrosse League, Strat-O-Matic Media, the Pacific Life Open and Pilot Pen Tennis tournaments and dozens of others. Milani is also the director of athletic communications for Caldwell University. He is a proud graduate of North Rockland High School and Fordham University and when not attending a Yankees, Rams or Cougars game can be reached at Jerry (at) JerryMilani (dot) com.

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