The Washington Times - September 17, 2009, 06:22PM

     The Wizards and Comcast SportsNet have released their schedule for the coming season. Comcast SportsNet will air 66 games, and 14 will be on CSN+, one will be on The Comcast Network (TCN), and 15 other games will be nationally-televised.     

     “We are thrilled to further our longstanding partnership with the Washington Wizards and broadcast their games and the most comprehensive Wizards news and analysis to fans throughout the region,” said Comcast SportsNet Senior Vice President and General Manager Rebecca Schulte in a press release today. “As we enter the new season, Comcast SportsNet viewers will see an extensive lineup of high definition games, breaking news, and expert in-game and post-game analysis.”     


     Said Wizards Executive Vice President Matt Williams: “Once again, Wizards fans will have the opportunity to get the best local Wizards coverage on Comcast SportsNet. We’re proud of our long-standing relationship with Comcast SportsNet and with the outstanding job that Steve Buckhantz, Phil Chenier and the entire Comcast SportsNet crew do every night during the NBA season.”  

     Buckhantz returns for his 13th season as play-by-play commentator for local Wizards games, and former Bullets great Phil Chenier is back for his 25th season as color analyst. Rounding out the broadcast team will be Comcast SportsNet’s Chris Miller and Ron Thompson.   For a complete channel listing, go to


— Mike Jones

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