NBA extends rights deal in Israel

Pay-television broadcaster the Sports Channel has extended an exclusive rights deal in Israel with North American basketball league the NBA.

The length of the multi-year television and digital rights deal was not disclosed.

The channel will continue to provide up to three live regular-season games per week, extensive coverage of the NBA Playoffs and all finals, as well as highlights, customised shows and coverage of marquee events such as NBA All-Star.

Fans will also be able to watch extensive highlights shows including NBA Action and NBA Magazine, a weekly magazine show customised for an Israeli audience.

The Sports Channel has been a broadcast partner of the NBA since 1995.