“NBA Fit,” a series encouraging health and fitness for kids and families, and featuring a roster of NBA stars, shows what it takes for an NBA player to train for optimal performance on the court. Hosted by Daniel Curtis Lee (“Zeke and Luther”), the series includes Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic, Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Andre Iguodala of the Philadelphia 76ers, Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets, Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls, and Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat, among others. Produced by NBA Entertainment, “NBA Fit” premieres Friday, April 29 at 4:00 pm ET/PT on Disney XD, followed by multiple presentations throughout the week.
Coinciding with the premiere of “NBA Fit,” Disney XD will present a day of sports-themed programming, including episodes of “Pair of Kings” (2:00-4:00 p.m., ET/PT) and “Phineas and Ferb” (4:15-5:00 p.m., ET/PT).
NBA Fit is part of the league”s ongoing initiative to introduce basketball to young people. Players highlighted on each episode are as follows (all at 4:00 p.m., ET/PT):
Friday, April 29
Howard, Iguodala, Love, Glen Davis (Boston Celtics), and Eric Gordon (Los Angeles Clippers)
Friday, May 6
Durant, Paul, and Chris Andersen (Denver Nuggets)
Friday, May 13
Wade (Miami Heat), Luol Deng (Chicago Bulls), and Nenê (Denver Nuggets)
Friday, May 20
Rose, Arron Afflalo (Denver Nuggets), and Brandon Roy (Portland Trail Blazers)
Friday, May 27
Bosh, LaMarcus Aldridge (Portland Trail Blazers), and Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)
Friday, June 3
Jordan Farmar (New Jersey Nets), Danny Granger (Indiana Pacers), and Udonis Haslem (Miami Heat)