NBA and BT Announce Multi-Year TV Partnership Expansion -

NBA and BT Announce Multi-Year TV Partnership Expansion

The NBA and BT Sport have announced a new multi-year partnership expansion that will start from the 2015-16 season.

As part of the deal, up to seven games a week will be shown live on BT Sport 1, 2 and ESPN throughout the regular season and first two rounds of the playoffs. The conference finals and NBA Finals will be shown in their entirety, while other events such as the Christmas Day line-up and All-Star game are included in the exclusive deal.

“I’m delighted that BT Sport will continue as the home of the NBA in the UK and Ireland. The NBA is simply the best basketball in the world and this year we will broadcast even more live and exclusive NBA games than ever before,” said head of BT Sport, Simon Green.

“Through the extension of our partnership with BT Sport, fans can continue to enjoy a wealth of NBA content and programming in the UK and Ireland,” said Elsa Memmi, NBA Vice President, Global Media Distribution, EMEA. “BT Sport has proven to be the ideal partner to serve as an official TV destination of the NBA in the UK and Ireland and we look forward to collaborating further to provide fans with live NBA games, highlights, magazine shows, unique behind-the-scenes programming and more.”

Tonight’s game between the New York Knicks and Milwaukee Bucks will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1 with coverage starting at 7:30pm.

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