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The 2018 Hoopsfix All-Star Classic will be broadcast on free-to-air TV channel FreeSports in a groundbreaking partnership.
An hour-long programme of condensed highlights from the Class of 2018 and Underclassmen games will be shown on Tuesday night at 9pm – believed to be the first time junior basketball will be broadcast on TV in the UK in three decades.
FreeSports is a TV channel dedicated to bringing free sport back to every home in the UK through Freeview (95), Sky (422), Freesat (252), TalkTalk (95), BT Platforms (95) & the TVPlayer covering a wide-range of sports with over 500 live events this year.
The channel began weekly live coverage of the BBL in January – as well as broadcasting the Cup, Trophy and Playoff finals – and will give the players and partners of the Hoopsfix All-Star Classic more exposure than ever before.
“We are really happy to have the Hoopsfix All-Star Classic shown on FreeSports,” said Hoopsfix owner, Sam Neter.
“It’s been a long time since junior British basketball has been broadcast on free-to-air TV in the UK and it’s great that FreeSports are dedicated to giving the sport in this country the coverage it deserves.”
Richard Webb, Operations Manager at FreeSports commented: “We are delighted to show highlights of the Junior All-Star Classic on television to every home in the UK. We showcased live BBL on FreeSports during the season and thrilled we can contribute to growing the sport.”
Make sure you tune in on Tuesday night to recap the best action from this Saturday’s Hoopsfix All-Star Classic, in Brixton, with commentary provided by Tahir Hajat and Liam Jefferson.
Proud supporters of the Hoopsfix All Star Classic include Molten, LBTV – livebasketball.tv, BETTER, UELSports, Sportserve Ltd, Hardwood Ventures, 5or6, Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic, Let Me Play, Always Ballin, Mason, and Wilkie TV.