NBA (National Basketball Association)

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star Sports has acquired rights to the 2020-21 NBA Playoffs in a deal that signals Indian broadcasters’ reluctance to enter long-term agreements for non-cricket sports properties.

The NBA has maintained its existing rights revenue picture in Brazil, in extensions with media group Globo and commercial broadcaster Bandeirantes for pay-television and free-to-air rights, respectively.

The National Basketball Association entertained the possibility of going exclusively direct-to-consumer in France as a way of counterbalancing a lack of competition in its latest renewal with pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports, SportBusiness Media understands.

The LA Lakers was the most popular NBA team, and Stephen Curry the most popular NBA player, on Chinese social media in 2019-20, according to digital media specialist Mailman's annual NBA Red Card report

Three big deals by telco China Mobile have raised cautious hopes for competition in the Chinese rights market after a dreadful 2020.

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Bandeirantes has agreed a multi-year extension to its free-to-air rights deal with the NBA, as the North American basketball league’s 2020-21 season prepares to tip off.

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Bandeirantes is thought to be close to agreeing a renewal for free-to-air rights to North American basketball’s NBA.

The NBA has avoided a severe decrease in fee for its rights in Belgium despite an absence of competition, renewing with Eleven Sports Network for the 2020-23 cycle at a slight reduction compared to the previous cycle.

Spanish telco Telefónica has agreed to pay a modest per-season uplift to renew its exclusive NBA rights in Spain for the 2020-23 cycle, SportBusiness Media understands.

CCTV, the state-run Chinese broadcaster, will air the fifth game of the NBA Finals series, marking the first time an NBA game will be broadcast in China since a controversial tweet damaged the nation’s r…

Subscription broadcaster Eleven Sports has retained its linear broadcast and digital rights in Belgium to North America’s NBA in a “multi-year” deal announced today (Wednesday). T

Israeli pay-television broadcaster The Sports Channel’s latest renewal with the National Basketball Association saw it double its expenditure on a property with which it has become synonymous.
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The National Basketball Association has struck a renewed and enlarged multiyear marketing and content agreement with Verizon Media-owned Yahoo Sports that will see the company deploy NBA games in virtual…

The NBA season got underway yesterday (Thursday) without television coverage in China as state broadcaster CCTV maintained its blackout amid a long-running dispute with the basketball league

The value of NBA rights in the Philippines has fallen sharply due to the withdrawal of two major sports broadcasters, Solar Entertainment and ABS-CBN, from the market.

Israeli pay-television broadcaster The Sports Channel has renewed its rights to the National Basketball Association until the end of the 2025-26 season

Chinese conglomerate Tencent has today (Monday) resumed broadcasting games from North American basketball league the NBA following the furore caused by comments last week from Houston Rockets general manager…