Basketball

Sky Italia has signed a new four-year deal with the US’s National Basketball Association that will allow the Italian pay-TV broadcaster to air more than 300 regular-season matches live.

Digiturk, the beIN Media Group-owned pay-TV broadcaster, has agreed a three-season deal from 2019-20 onwards for the exclusive rights to Euroleague basketball in Turkey

Eurovision Services, the business services arm of the European Broadcast Union, has agreed a deal with Spanish basketball’s governing body the Asociación de Clubes de Baloncesto to distribute the broadcast si…

Australian public-service broadcaster SBS has secured a two-season deal for rights to show two live NBA games and one live Women's NBA game per week

The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has detailed a cooperation partnership with technology company Google which is designed to deliver a premium experience to fans who cannot be at the ongoing…

Sports streaming service DAZN has agreed a deal with the Rio de Janeiro Basketball Federation to provide coverage in Brazil of Campeonato Estadual games played between Flamengo, Botafogo and Niterói.

The president of the German Basketball Federation (DBB) has called on German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF to negotiate a rights agreement that ensures the closing stages of the forthcoming FIBA Basketball…

The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has announced plans to produce and broadcast in 4K for the first time during 3x3 events in Debrecen, Hungary

Sports streaming service DAZN has acquired exclusive rights in Japan and Canada to the upcoming Fiba Basketball World Cup in China

Euroleague Basketball has capitalised on the sport’s increasing popularity in Turkey to successfully raise the value of the top-tier EuroLeague by over two-thirds in its renewal with pay-television broadcaster Digiturk.

Ewell Zhao talks about Tencent’s rights renewal with the NBA, its method for valuing sports media rights and the future of the Chinese sports video streaming industry.

Chinese social media giant Tencent saw off competition from rival streaming player Youku Tudou to retain the NBA’s digital rights in the country for the 2020-25 cycle at a record-breaking fee, underscoring the strong growth in China’s streaming market in recent years.

Greek pay-television broadcaster Nova has paid a premium to renew its exclusive rights to EuroLeague and EuroCup basketball in Greece and Cyprus, SportBusiness Media understands, marking a second consecutive fee increase for the European tournament’s rights in the territory.

Germany’s Women’s Basketball Bundesliga (DBBL) has agreed a 10-year rights deal with sports production and live streaming company Sporttotal.

The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has teamed up with Australia’s National Basketball League to live-stream coverage of World Cup warm-up games featuring Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

Shift to earlier start times for nationally broadcast doubleheaders follows shift of LeBron James to Los Angeles and ratings declines last season

Spanish telco Telefónica has renewed its deal with agency Mediapro for the rights to broadcast a range of live sports in public places during the 2019-20 season.

Twitch has been named the exclusive live streaming partner of USA Basketball, in a deal announced by the governing body and the National Basketball Association.

Australia’s National Basketball League has signed two-year domestic rights deals with public-service broadcaster SBS and sports broadcaster ESPN.

The NBA and Chinese social media giant Tencent have announced a five-year extension of their current deal, which will now run through to the 2024-25 season

Pay-television broadcaster Novasports has retained rights in Greece and Cyprus for Euroleague Basketball’s two main competitions, EuroLeague and EuroCup.

OTT platform and betting services company Sportradar and sports tech provider PlaySight have signed a deal with Belgium’s top-tier EuroMillions Basketball League to produce, augment and distribute its c…

Zion Williamson's highly-anticipated debut for the New Orleans Pelicans on July 5 set a record for the highest-rated NBA Summer League game ever

The Women's National Basketball Association is furthering its reach into Canada by signing media-rights deals with Sportsnet, TSN, and NBA TV Canada

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has acquired exclusive rights in Portugal to the 2019 Basketball World Cup

The NBA basketball league has partnered with Australian creative technology company Unbnd to deliver NBA TV content through a mixed-reality theatre experience

The British Basketball League (BBL) has reworked its partnership with DAZN Group in a deal with the group's betting rights and data division, Perform Content

WarnerMedia-owned media outlet will blend on-site video reports from three sites with social media content

Texas-headquartered streaming service FloSports has signed a two-year deal with the International Basketball Federation (Fiba) covering a range of its 3x3 tournaments

Saran Media has agreed to acquire exclusive multi-platform rights in Turkey to a series of national team events operated by Fiba, basketball’s global governing body.

Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC has agreed a rights deal with the fledgling Canadian Elite Basketball League

Liga ACB, the top division of basketball in Spain, has chosen Protocol Sports Marketing to market the competition to key territories in Asia and Eurasia

ESPN unveiled a live stream of Game 2 of the NBA Finals on the ESPN App on Sunday evening that was aimed exclusively at a teenage audience

Australian public-service broadcaster SBS is reportedly closing in on a deal for rights to the NBA basketball league

The NBA has confirmed that the basketball league’s season-ending Finals will be live-streamed in India on social media websites Facebook and Twitter and video-sharing platform YouTube.

The NBA may soon be moving up the games involving some of its marquee teams and players in a move to improve television viewership

Brazilian broadcaster Rede Bandeirantes (Band) has acquired rights to the 2019 NBA Finals, returning the North American basketball league to free-to-air television in country for the first time since 2004