NC Plus extends NBA rights deal

Polish pay-television broadcaster NC Plus has struck a one-season extension to its rights deal for North American basketball league the NBA.

The deal covering the 2018-19 season grants NC Plus to at least 140 games from the NBA, with over 35 regular season games broadcast during Polish prime time.

The contract covers over 110 regular season meetings and up to 36 playoff games, including all the conference finals and the season-ending NBA Finals.

Poland’s sole representative in the NBA, Marcin Gortat (pictured), will take to the court for a new team in 2018-19 having moved from the Washington Wizards to Los Angeles Clippers.