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Veteran American sports commentator Beth Mowins will make history on December 3 when she becomes the first woman to call a National Basketball Association regular-season game on ESPN

Indian media group Viacom18 has secured a multi-year deal for National Basketball Association broadcast rights in India

The NBA will earn record revenue from its digital media rights in China in the coming seasons, despite the ravages of the pandemic and the 2019 Daryl Morey controversy.

Basketball New Zealand (BBNZ) has hailed a “ground-breaking” five-year rights deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand covering national team and club games, as well as leading to the launch of …

Saran Media Group has acquired international basketball rights in Turkey, the Czech Republic and Slovakia from Fiba, continuing the latter’s series of deals announced in Europe.

Subscription streaming platform Okko has acquired exclusive live and on-demand streaming rights in Russia to the EuroLeague and EuroCup club basketball competitions

The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has continued its rights drive in Europe by striking deals in the Baltics, Poland and the Czech Republic

Fiba has agreed a broadcast deal in New Zealand with telco Spark for its international basketball competitions until 2025, the latest in a series of such agreements announced this week

Eleven Italy has landed a deal with Fiba for live coverage of international basketball events in the country until 2025. The streaming platform, which relaunched on its parent’s platform ElevenSports.c

Fiba, the world basketball governing body, has reached an agreement with Spanish public-service broadcaster RTVE for rights to the Spanish basketball team’s international matches until 2025.

Chinese digital sports platform Dongqiudi has acquired rights for Australia's National Basketball League in a two-season deal, covering 2021-22 and 2022-23

France Télévisions, the French public-service broadcaster, has secured exclusive free-to-air rights to the matches of France’s men’s and women’s national basketball teams, along with International Basketb…

The NBA secured a big uplift fee in Greece, while a late agreement with beIN in the Middle East and North Africa resulted in a decline.

United Media is paying increases in multiple territories for rights to events hosted by Fiba, world basketball’s governing body, in a pan-regional deal covering the Balkans, Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria.

The NBA, which opened its African headquarters in Johannesburg in 2010, sees widespread free-to-air coverage on the public-service broadcaster as key to growth in South Africa.

Fiba, the world basketball governing body, has grown its footprint in North America by signing a long-term agreement with Canadian pay-television broadcaster Sportsnet

Baltic media group TV3 has agreed a content deal with ESPN Sports Media for NCAA men’s college basketball.