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Buzzer, a start-up live sports mobile app, has continued its expansion by securing a deal with the National Basketball Association to distribute live NBA League Pass games
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ESPN and Marvel, two sister divisions within the Walt Disney Co

Kenyan media company Nation Media Group has acquired a package of free-to-air rights to North American basketball’s NBA.

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV is to resume live broadcasts of NBA games on March 8, beginning with the All Star game that day, according to media reports in China

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 NBA has agreed a deal with Indian public-service broadcaster Prasar Bharati for rights to show classic content, documentaries, game highlights and public service announcements

Chinese streaming giant Tencent showed a live Houston Rockets game on Monday for the first time since the Daryl Morey controversy in October 2019

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.
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The National Basketball Association and leading US satellite and digital radio network SiriusXM have expanded their partnership to include additional streaming rights

Chinese digital giant Tencent has stopped live streams of games by the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers due to their appointment of Daryl Morey as president

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

North American basketball’s NBA will continue to be shown in France on pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports until 2024 thanks to a new agreement announced today (Friday).

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…