Band extends NBA rights deal in Brazil

Brazil's Cristiano Felicio of the Chicago Bulls shoots the ball against the Phoenix Suns on February 22, 2020 (by Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Bandeirantes has agreed a multi-year extension to its free-to-air rights deal with the NBA, as the North American basketball league’s 2020-21 season prepares to tip off.

For the 2020-21 campaign, the new contract provides for the broadcast of two live regular-season games per week, usually on Thursdays and Sundays, games from the playoffs and the Finals.

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