NBL strikes new tv deal, returns to Tens primary channel for first time in decade

The National Basketball League will be accessible to more sports fans after the League extended its partnership with ESPN, secured a new free-to-air broadcast deal with Network 10, with games to be played on its main channel, in High Definition (HD) and renewed its deal with News Corp Australia (NCA) to deliver deeper basketball coverage throughout the 2024/25 season.

ESPN is widely regarded as the home of the NBL and basketball and remains the only place to watch every game including finals, live. ESPN will also continue to provide strong coverage for fans with weekly news and shows, including on digital channels.

ESPN’s NBL programming will also be available via Foxtel, Kayo Sports and Fetch TV.

The marquee 2:30pm Sunday afternoon game will also be shown on Network 10’s main channel, and marks the first time the NBL has been on a main channel in a decade.

The rights are believed to be worth upwards of $15 million next season. The deal is a one year rollover of the previous rights agreement encompassing the financial rise.

More at nbl.com.au

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