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YouTube TV becomes first-ever presenting partner for the NBA Finals, following similar deal with MLB

YouTube TV announced this morning it will become the first-ever presenting sponsor of the 2018 NBA Finals as the result of a multi-year partnership focused on raising consumer awareness of YouTube&#82

Don’t foul this free-throwing Toyota basketball robot

Because if it gets to the free-throw line, it sinks the shot – every. single. time. This robot (via The Verge) is the project of a group of Toyota engineers using their spare time, to build a robot

Bumble is becoming the LA Clippers’ jersey sponsor

The latest company to sponsor an NBA team by putting a patch on a jersey is…Bumble, the female-led dating and networking app. The company’s logo will now be appearing on the jersey of the

WHOOP raises $25 million to tell everyone from athletes to execs about their health

WHOOP, the company behind the Tesla of health tracking and sports performance wearables, has raised a whopping $25 million in a new round of funding. The round was comprised of a slew of prominent inv

Sports stars, franchises and Hollywood agencies are betting $38 million on an esports revolution

What started with an esports team is now quickly becoming an esports empire, backed by some of the biggest names in sports and money managers for entertainment family dynasties and Hollywood power bro

YouTube TV raises pricing, expands with Turner, NBA, MLB additions

YouTube TV today announced a significant expansion of its channel lineup thanks to new deals with Turner, NBA TV, and MLB Network. A number of Turner-owned networks will be added to YouTube TV’s

Rep the Squad is a subscription service to borrow authentic sports jerseys

Authentic sports jerseys are expensive and infrequently worn, but that doesn’t stop fans from wanting to own as many as possible from all their favorite players. So why not borrow them? Meet Rep

Here’s the list of NBA games that will be streamed in VR this season

Last year the NBA launched a program where they streamed one regular-season game in virtual reality each week, all season long. Today they announced that they're doing it again, starting with a free p

Nike and the NBA unveil connected jerseys… and they’re super cool

Nike just announced the "Nike NBA Jersey with NikeConnect", a connected jersey that allows wearers to get highlight reels, scores, stats and exclusive content from and about their favorite players and

An NBA team is turning their scoreboard into an AR basketball game

Yo dawg, I heard you like basketball, so we built an AR basketball game you can play while you’re at a basketball game. Ok fine, this isn’t how the reigning NBA Champion Cleveland Cavali

Stealthy gaming company Wonder is ready to tease its new mystery hardware

Wonder, the incredibly stealthy new gaming company, has quietly created a signup page for information and perks related to its plans for global domination of the gaming market from its Los Angeles hea

The NBA is creating its own eSports league for the basketball game NBA 2K

The rise in popularity of eSports has mainly been focused around leagues that play games like League of Legends, Dota and Counter-Strike – all games that aren’t actually sports-related. Bu

Talking tech with NBA legends Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley

The NBA is launching its own fantasy game you can play while watching live basketball

While it’s clear that daily fantasy sports games like the ones offered by DraftKings and FanDuel make watching sports more exciting, they aren’t necessarily the best companion if you&#8

Here’s the full schedule of NBA games that will be shown in VR this season

Last week the NBA announced they would be partnering with NextVR to stream one game a week in VR all season long. Today they confirmed an exact list of matchups and dates, and the good news is that ea

NBA League Pass is launching Mobile View to make it more enjoyable to watch games on your phone

Co-managed by Turner and the NBA, NBA League pass is the league’s product that lets users live stream every game all season long. The product costs $199.99 for every team or $119.99 for one team

The NBA will stream one live game a week in VR all season long

Like basketball? Like virtual reality? Well you’re in luck. The NBA just announced that starting next week the league will be streaming one game a week in VR, all season long. The games and team

The NBA’s first hackathon: How is the future coming for the league?

The NBA recently held an invite-only event in Midtown Manhattan: Its first hackathon. Their goal: establishing a new way of looking at game stats. But that goal entails far more than just a new softwa

How virtual reality is transforming the sports industry

After a failed stint in the 1990s, virtual reality made its reappearance last year with headsets such as Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift. But this time, it’s here to stay and, in l

Twitter will exclusively stream two original NBA shows

Two weeks ago, Twitter was reportedly in talks with the NBA to acquire digital rights to stream hoops action. Well, those discussions materialized quicker than a LeBron James-led fast break. Reco
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