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ESPN on April 14 will carry its first betting-oriented alternate production of a National Basketball Association game with the debut of its Daily Wager Special on both ESPN+ and ESPN2

Israel-based automated highlights company WSC Sports has expanded its presence in Russia through an agreement with the VTB United League basketball competition

Sports media and data firm Sportradar is to distribute international media rights for the Chinese Basketball Association League under a new multi-year deal beginning with the current season

China's CBA basketball league has agreed a five-year deal with Weibo that will see the social media platform host content including live video streams, short videos and interactive games

Lega Basket Serie A, the organising body for the top division of Italian basketball, has further extended its broadcast reach through various rights deals in European markets

Chinese social video platform Kuaishou has announced a streaming deal with the Chinese Basketball Association League, under which third party creators will make content that will be presented to viewers…

The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) said this week that its two-year deal with Twitch is an “unscripted exercise” that carries risk but is a necessary experiment to reach younger fans.

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

Sports data company Sportradar has agreed a multi-year data and media rights deal with Australian second-tier, semi-professional basketball league NBL1

Twitch, the Amazon-owned online streaming platform, has added more basketball inventory to its portfolio in a tie-up with the Basketball Champions League to live stream games in France

Twitch, the Amazon-owned online streaming platform, has signed its first agreement with a major international federation in a ‘multi-year’ agreement with the International Basketball Federation (Fiba).

The Canadian Elite Basketball League is set to launch a new global streaming platform on the back of a multi-year deal with OTT solutions company StreamAMG

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

Brazilian media group Globo has apologised for an erroneous copyright claim that led to the taking down of the broadcast of an NBA match from the North American basketball league’s official YouTube channel.

Euroleague Basketball has secured a small uplift in the value of its broadcast rights in Germany while also avoiding a Covid rebate in its renewal with Deutsche Telecom, as the telco continues to extend its basketball dominance.

Spanish basketball organisation Liga ACB has agreed a deal in Estonia with media group TV3 for rights to the remainder of the league season and Copa del Rey cup competition

US-based sports technology and analytics firm Synergy Sports has signed a multi-year agreement with the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL), through which it will commercialise the league’s content b…