Basketball

Zion Williamson's highly-anticipated debut for the New Orleans Pelicans, in a nationally-televised prime-time game against the San Antonio Spurs on January 22, is expected to give the National Basketball…

Egidio Bianchi has announced he will step down as president of Lega Basket Serie A, the top division of Italian club basketball, with a commission formed to determine his replacement and address other…

Novo Basquete Brasil (NBB), the top division of club basketball in Brazil, has furthered its reputation for innovation in the domestic media market by agreeing a rights deal with social video platform…

The National Basketball Association has announced a multi-year extension of its live content and highlights partnership with Twitter and Turner Sports

The Sina Sports division of Chinese internet operator Sina has, together with the Mediapro agency, reached agreements with broadcasters in multiple territories for the 2019 Sina Elite League (SEL), the…

The National Basketball Association is looking to continue to experiment with its innovative 5G smartphone broadcast initiative at next year's NBA All Star Game at the United Center in Chicago

The 2. Basketball Bundesliga, the sport’s second tier in Germany, has issued an invitation to tender for broadcast rights in the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons.

The Golden State Warriors' dramatic slump in form this season has been compounded by the National Basketball Association taking two of the team's games off national television this month

Short-form video platform TikTok has partnered with Novo Basquete Brasil (NBB), the top division of club basketball in Brazil

The Basketball Champions League has suffered a setback in France despite retaining exposure in a two-season renewal of its deal with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus, SportBusinessMedia understands.

Greek public-service broadcaster ERT has acquired rights for the International Basketball Federation (Fiba) Champions League in a one-season deal after pay-television broadcaster Nova elected not to renew, with the property’s value falling by 25 per cent on a per-season basis.

Filipino pay-television broadcaster Solar Entertainment Corporation withdrew from talks to renew its long-held rights to the National Basketball Association last week after deciding the property had become too expensive, SportBusiness Media understands.

Competition between pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia and OTT platform DAZN for the rights to the American National Basketball Association ensured the former paid a substantial uplift for exclusive rights in the country from 2019-20 to 2022-23.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has agreed a landmark rights deal with the domestic National Basketball League ahead of the 2020 season

The Asociación de Clubes Españoles de Baloncesto (ACB), which organises the top tier of club basketball in Spain, has agreed a rights deal for the competition with Argentinian subscription-television c…

The CBC Sports division of Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC has extended its media-rights deal with the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) until 2022 in a three-year extension

The NBA has agreed a deal to stream live and on-demand games on Indian sports news and fantasy gaming tips application FanCode during the 2019-20 season

Regional sports network NBC Sports Philadelphia is expanding its alternative sports betting-focused broadcasts for Philadelphia 76ers games with a 10-game slate during the 2019-20 season.

Sports data and technology company Genius Sports has been selected by the Dutch Basketball League (DBL) to launch its first live streaming and data platform

Fiba Media, the joint venture between sports media company DAZN Group and Fiba, basketball’s international federation, has a new managing director with Andrew Ryan leaving his role at the International O…

A stream of an NBA game between Miami Heat and the LA Lakers by Chinese platform Tencent Sports was interrupted on Saturday because a man seated in the front row of the crowd was wearing a shirt with the…

The NBA basketball league has agreed a rights deal in South Africa with free-to-air broadcaster e.tv. The multi-year agreement names e

MSG Networks has partnered with US gambling operator FanDuel in a deal which will give basketball team the New York Knicks and the NHL's New Jersey Devils broadcasts on the regional sports network's channels…

The NBA basketball league has extended partnerships with digital services and telecommunications providers Globe Telecom, Smart Communications and PLDT to distribute its NBA League Pass subscription service…

NBL TV, the subscription-based OTT channel operated by Australia’s National Basketball League (NBL), has reached an agreement to stream live coverage of Euroleague Basketball competitions during the 2…

DirecTV, the long-term rights-holder in South America to International Basketball Federation (Fiba) competitions, has become the latest broadcaster in the region to pick up the rights to the new Basketball…

Chinese conglomerate Tencent will not show Houston Rockets games for the foreseeable future amid the ongoing fallout caused by a tweet posted by the basketball team’s general manager Daryl Morey earlier t…

Sports streaming service DAZN has acquired rights in Brazil to the new Basketball Champions League Americas club competition

The Saran Media agency has agreed a one-season extension for the exclusive broadcast rights in Turkey to the EuroCup, the second-tier European club basketball competition

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky Sports has announced details of a new weekly basketball show to support its coverage of the NBA during the 2019-20 season

The National Basketball Association announced on Tuesday that selected 2019-20 regular-season games will be live streamed in the Philippines for free on social media platforms Facebook and Twitter.

Australian gambling and entertainment group Tabcorp has signed a multi-year agreement with the National Basketball Association to show the NBA TV channel in more than 4,400 retail and entertainment venues…

Singapore telco Starhub has acquired rights to broadcast seven regular-season National Basketball Association games per week in a multi-year deal starting with the 2019-20 season, which tips off October…

Greek public-service broadcaster ERT has agreed a deal to broadcast the 2019-20 Basketball Champions League

Brazilian media group Bandeirantes, which operates free-to-air and pay-television channels, has acquired rights for the NBA basketball league

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has renewed rights to the Basketball Champions League for another two seasons

Chinese conglomerate Tencent has today (Monday) resumed broadcasting games from North American basketball league the NBA following the furore caused by comments last week from Houston Rockets general manager…