The 2012 NBA Finals on ESPN Australia this year will feature a number of improvements and features including the debut of a new broadcast open, which will feature classic images from The Finals presented with cutting-edge technology. Every NBA Finals broadcast on ESPN via Foxtel in Australia will also include: · in-game interviews with coaches, along with each coach being “wired” for sound; · pregame and halftime locker room access; · 32 high definition video sources; · SkyCam” providing aerial views of the action; · utilization of six Super Slo Mo cameras; · “ESPN Axis” creating virtual replays, with video from live action processed via computers to create virtual freeze frames from multiple angles. ESPN’S coverage will also feature the voice of the Finals Mike Breen, who will be joined by analyst Jeff Van Gundy and reporter Doris Burke live and exclusive direct from the US starting at 11am AET. Each game will be preceded by ESPN’s pre-game studio show Kia NBA Countdown, providing all the pregame analysis and playoff news with analysts Magic Johnson, Jon Barry, Michael Wilbon and Chris Broussard. Also make sure to check out the live version of Sportscenter before, after and replayed after each game for the latest NBA Finals news, information, analysis, and highlights including on-site reports hosted by Stuart Scott and Sage Steele and analysis from Magic Johnson, Jon Barry, Mike Wilbon and Chris Broussard. Analysts Bruce Bowen, Tim Legler, Kurt Rambis, Hall of Famer Chris Mullin and Jalen Rose will also provide studio analysis from Bristol - the home of ESPN.