BT Sport nets NBA rights

nbaBT Sport and the NBA have reached an agreement for exclusively live TV coverage of top NBA games and programming in the UK and Ireland.

The multiyear agreement between BT Sport and the premier men’s professional basketball league starts on December 1st, as the Eastern Conference-leading Indiana Pacers take on West Coast rivals the LA Clippers at 8.30pm on BT Sport 2.

Coverage will include weekly games on Sundays in primetime. Fans will also be able to access selected games streamed live and for free on the BT Sport website and BT Sport App

The new agreement will see up to 200 games throughout the season, appearing across BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN. There will be up to seven live games per week throughout the regular season and the first and second rounds of the Playoffs, as well as every game of the Conference Finals, culminating in the NBA Finals in June.

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