Rai, Eurosport pick up Lega Basket rights

Italian state broadcaster Rai and international sports broadcaster Eurosport have been awarded rights for Lega Basket, the top division of basketball in Italy.

Rai will show live free-to-air coverage of one game per week every Sunday for three years, from 2017-18 to 2019-20.

Eurosport acquired domestic pay-television rights over the same three-year period. Eurosport will show live coverage of games on its television and OTT platforms on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

Eurosport also picked up international rights for two seasons, from 2018-19 to 2019-20.