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UNILAD agree deal to live stream British Basketball League games

September 27, 2017

British Basketball League (BBL) has announced a deal to live stream a game each week on UNILAD and UNILAD Sport’s Facebook pages, the former of which has 32 million followers worldwide.

UNILAD is set to show live BBL games in full for the entire 2017-18 season and will also feature highlights packages to help ensure the sports secures more coverage than ever before.

Every BBL fixture is already being shown on LiveBasketballTV (242 games in total) and BBC Sport will be broadcasting 23 live games from December.

Ed Dowdell, UNILAD’s Sports Commissioner, said: “We are really excited to be working with the British Basketball League and can’t wait for the season to get underway from Worcester on Friday.

“We’re looking forward to bringing our fans a game each week and showcasing the best of British basketball to our global audience.”

Bob Hope, BBL Commercial Director, added: “This is yet another chapter in the story of BBL’s unrelenting pursuit to become a major professional sports league in the UK.

“Our agreement with UNILAD is a great opportunity and also links closely to our Digital Strategy, which is evolving rapidly as we try to maximise the growing popularity of the sport.”

The first game to be streamed will be on Friday 29 September when Worcester Wolves entertain London Lions.

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