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Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has retained rights to North America’s National Basketball Association until 2025.

The National Basketball Association has secured a decent increase in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) and regained exposure in Norway, but saw its rights value stagnate in Poland.

Indian media group Viacom18 has secured a multi-year deal for National Basketball Association broadcast rights in India

The NBA secured a big uplift fee in Greece, while a late agreement with beIN in the Middle East and North Africa resulted in a decline.

The NBA, which opened its African headquarters in Johannesburg in 2010, sees widespread free-to-air coverage on the public-service broadcaster as key to growth in South Africa.

Chinese telco China Mobile has extended a marketing partnership with the NBA in a new, five-season deal starting with the 2021-22 season now underway

BeIN Media Group has extended its rights to NBA games in the Middle East and North Africa, under a multi-year agreement announced today (Wednesday)

The SABC, the South African public-service broadcaster, has acquired free-to-air rights to the National Basketball League in a “multi-year” agreement announced this afternoon.

Social video platform Kuaishou has become the NBA's official short video platform in China under a multi-year deal

Media group Globo has extended its deal for pay-television rights in Brazil to North American basketball’s NBA.

Telecoms operator Telefónica has renewed its NBA broadcast rights in Spain for a further three-season cycle, taking the pair’s relationship to 25 years.

International OTT streaming service Megogo is set to target more sports media rights in Russia, following its NBA deal earlier this month.
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A stream of an NBA game between Miami Heat and the LA Lakers by Chinese platform Tencent Sports was interrupted on Saturday because a man seated in the front row of the crowd was wearing a shirt with the…

Singapore telco Starhub has acquired rights to broadcast seven regular-season National Basketball Association games per week in a multi-year deal starting with the 2019-20 season, which tips off October…

Australian public-service broadcaster SBS has secured a two-season deal for rights to show two live NBA games and one live Women's NBA game per week

Ewell Zhao talks about Tencent’s rights renewal with the NBA, its method for valuing sports media rights and the future of the Chinese sports video streaming industry.

The NBA and Chinese social media giant Tencent have announced a five-year extension of their current deal, which will now run through to the 2024-25 season