The 2021-22 NBA Season tips off on SiriusXM NBA Radio Starting October 19

SiriusXM will provide NBA fans with extensive coverage of the 2021-22 NBA season, offering live play-by-play of every game from Opening Night through The Finals, plus daily in-depth talk and analysis on SiriusXM NBA Radio.

The NBA begins its season on Tuesday, October 19th, with an All-Star loaded doubleheader.  At 7:30 pm ET the NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks, led by 2021 NBA Finals MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, host Kevin Durant, James Harden and the Brooklyn Nets in a rematch of last season’s seven-game conference semifinals series.  SiriusXM hosts Frank Isola and Brian Scalabrine will host a special show live from Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee starting at 6 pm ET and leading into the game broadcast.

Bucks-Nets will be followed by Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors visiting LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers at STAPLES Center at 10 pm ET.

NBA programming is available to SiriusXM subscribers nationwide on the SiriusXM radios in their cars and on the SiriusXM app. With the SiriusXM App, fans get access to the official radio broadcasts of all 30 NBA teams, including the Toronto Raptors, ensuring they can hear their favourite team’s announcers for every game. All 30 NBA team play-by-play channels are also available in vehicles equipped with next-generation SiriusXM with 360L radios.  Channels for games on SiriusXM can be found at

In addition, to live play-by-play, SiriusXM NBA Radio offers fans the most extensive and in-depth NBA coverage available on radio. The channel airs nationwide on SiriusXM radios (channel 86) and on the SiriusXM App and offers live game broadcasts and a daily schedule of NBA-focused news and talk.

Each weekday, Frank Isola and former NBA big man Brian Scalabrine host The Starting Lineup from 7 to 10 am ET.  They are followed by No Look Pass from 10 am to 1 pm ET, which features a rotating group of analysts that includes Greg Anthony, Amin Elhassan, Tim Legler, Rick Mahorn, Sam Mitchell, Will Perdue and Reggie Theus alongside lead hosts Brian Custer, Evan Cohen and Zach Harper.  Rick Kamla and former guard Antonio Daniels host Give and Go each weekday from 1 to 4 pm ET.  Justin Termine and Eddie Johnson continue to host NBA Today weekdays from 4 to 7 pm ET.

Earlier this year, SiriusXM NBA Radio also launched a new show focused entirely on the WNBA.  WNBA Central with Holly Rowe, hosted by the veteran broadcaster and Emmy-nominee, airs Fridays at noon ET.

SiriusXM NBA Radio’s roster of hosts also includes Rosalyn Gold-Onwude, Sarah Kustok, Gerald Brown, Howard Beck, Tom Byrne, Tina Cervasio, Howard David, Noah Eagle, Brian Geltzeiler, Michael Grady, Jonathan Hood, Jason Jackson, Mitch Lawrence, Joel Meyers, Pat O’Keefe and Mike Yam.

SiriusXM NBA Radio is presenting a series of season-preview shows dedicated to every NBA team leading up to the start of the 2021-22 NBA season. The preview shows can be heard anytime on the SiriusXM app here: NBA Season Previews.

Select Toronto Raptors games can also be heard on Canada Talks (Ch. 167). Visit for more details, or follow Canada Talks on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram for regular updates.