Category Basketball

NBA Announces Schedule for 75th Anniversary Season

 The NBA (www.NBA.com) yesterday released the complete game schedule and broadcast schedules for TNT (https://on.nba.com/3mpYnxp), ESPN (https://on.nba.com/3mmJmww), ABC (https://on.nba.com/3j2TwAg), NBA TV (https://on.nba.com/3z8CshJ) and ESPN Radio

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Former President Barack Obama Joins NBA Africa as Strategic Partner

The National Basketball Association (NBA) (www.NBA.com) today announced that former President Barack Obama has joined NBA Africa (https://on.nba.com/3eZjcuX) as a strategic partner. President Obama will help advance

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Record 121 NBA and WNBA Players to Compete in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

A record 121 NBA (www.NBA.com) and WNBA players are featured on national team rosters for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The men’s and

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NBA Academy launches Virtual Development Program for Top Female Prospects from Outside the U.S.

NBA Academy Women’s Virtual Program (http://NBAAcademy.nba.com) will Provide more than 40 of the Top International Prospects with Basketball Instruction, Life Skills Development and Player Pathway Guidance from

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Basketball Africa League 2021: By the Numbers

The inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) (theBAL.com) season will tip off today at 4:00 p.m. CAT / 10 a.m. ET when Rwanda’s Patriots Basketball Club

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Basketball Africa League and Flutterwave Announce Multiyear Partnership

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) (www.theBAL.com) today announced a multiyear partnership with Flutterwave that makes the payments technology company an associate partner of the BAL. The

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Basketball Africa League Announces Broadcast Partners and Game Schedule Ahead of Inaugural Season

Canal+, ESPN, beIN SPORTS, NBA TV, Tencent Video, TSN, American Forces Network and Voice of America to Broadcast BAL Games Around the World; Inaugural BAL

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Basketball Africa League, Fremantle and Passenger to Produce Landmark Documentary Series

The Basketball Africa League (BAL), together with producer and distributor Fremantle, award-winning TRUE DETECTIVE producer Richard Brown and sports marketing company Infront, have teamed up

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Basketball Africa League To Tip Off Historic Inaugural Season In May

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) today announced that the league’s historic inaugural season will tip off Sunday, May 16 at the Kigali Arena in Kigali,

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Lebron James and Kevin Durant Draft Team Rosters for 2021 NBA All-Star Game

Team LeBron: Drafts Giannis Antetokounmpo No. 1 Overall;  Stephen Curry, Luka Dončić and Nikola Jokić Complete Starting Lineup ; Team Durant: Drafts Kyrie Irving No.

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NBA: Zion Williamson and Ja Morant Lead 2021 NBA Rising Stars Rosters

Two-Time Reigning Kia NBA (www.NBA.com) Rookies of the Month LaMelo Ball and Tyrese Haliburton Join Williamson and Morant on U.S. Team Roster; RJ Barrett (Canada)

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Anfernee Simons, Cassius Stanley and Obi Toppin to Take Flight in 2021 AT&T Slam Dunk

Competition to Take Place on Sunday, March 7 at Halftime of 2021 NBA (www.NBA.com) All-Star Game; Five Past Slam Dunk Champions to Serve as Judges:

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Past Champions Devin Booker and Stephen Curry Lead Six NBA All-Stars in 2021 MTN DewR 3-Point Contest

Jaylen Brown, Zach LaVine, Donovan Mitchell and Jayson Tatum in Field, Composed Entirely of 2021 NBA (www.NBA.com) All-Stars; MTN DEW® Zone Returns: Two Deep Shots

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Hennessy becomes the NBA’s first global spirits partner

Hennessy, the world’s best-selling cognac, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) (www.NBA.com) today announced a global expansion of their partnership, making Hennessy the “Official Spirit

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Decathlon named official licensee of the NBA

NBA (www.NBA.com) Licensed Merchandise to Launch in More Than 1,200 DECATHLON Stores Worldwide Through Partnership Across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America;

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