Basketball

BT Sport seals multiyear deal with NBA

By Paul Osborne

BT Sport have sealed the exclusive UK and Ireland media rights for the NBA ©Getty ImagesNovember 28 - BT Sport and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have agreed an exclusive multiyear deal which will see the British broadcaster screen up to 200 NBA games per season.

Leeds Carnegie secure place in British Basketball League for next season

By Paul Osborne

Leeds Carnegie are due to join the British Basketball League in 2014-2015 @BBLNovember 21 - An agreement has been reached for Leeds Carnegie to join the British Basketball League, it was announced today.

We need to change attitudes to make World Cup top prize in basketball, says FIBA official

By Gary Anderson at Old Trafford in Manchester

November 19 - Members of the US team celebrate with the FIBA World Championship in Turkey in 2010 ©Getty Images Attitudes need to change in order for the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup to become a success but it will not happen overnight admitted the man overseeing the marketing of next year's tournament in Spain. 

Stanley Black and Decker become official partner to Chinese Basketball League

By Paul Osborne

Stanley Black and Decker has become an official partner to the Chinese Basketball LeagueNovember 12 - American tools and security provider Stanley Black and Decker (SBD) has become an official partner to the Chinese Basketball Association's (CBA) Professional League in an agreement that will run until 2017.

England Basketball appoints former top rugby official as new chief executive

By Emily Goddard

Huw Morgan has been named as England Basketball's new chief executiveNovember 7 - England Basketball has named former International Rugby Board (IRB) commercial manager Huw Morgan as its new chief executive.

Turkish Basketball Federation sign long term partnership with Infront to promote League

By Paul Osborne

The Turkish Basketball Federation and Infront Media and Sports have entered a long term developmental partnershipNovember 7 - A new long term partnership has been announced between the Turkish Basketball Federation and international sports marketing company Infront Sports and Media.

NBA Global Games in London tickets sell out in record time

By Paul Osborne

Tickets for the NBA Global Games London 2014 sell out in record timeNovember 1 - Tickets for the NBA Global Games London 2014 featuring the Atlanta Hawks versus the Brooklyn Nets were snapped up in a matter of hours, marking the NBA's faster ever sell-out in the UK.

"Follow Your Team" pass for FIBA World Cup final rounds go on sale

By Paul Osborne

Follow Your Team pass went on sale today for the FIBA Basketball World CupOctober 16 - A "Follow Your Team" pass for the final rounds of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup have gone on sale today.

Live streaming partnership between FIBA and PERFORM to continue to provide worldwide access to fans

By Gary Anderson

October 15 - Action from last season's Euroleague final in London between champions Olympiacos and Real MadridThe International Basketball Federation's (FIBA) agreement with sports media company PERFORM which sees a host of top matches from across FIBA Zones streamed live on new platform LIVEBASKETBALL.TV, continues with the start of the new Turkish Airlines LIVEBASKETBALL.TV Euroleague season which tips off today.
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