Basketball

The National Basketball Association (NBA)’s executive vice-president of team marketing and business operations (TMBO), Chris Granger, has resigned from his position to become the president of NBA team the Sacramento Kings.

Basketball's 3x3 discipline has been denied Olympic inclusion as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ruled out the possibility of increasing the number of athletes for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Euroleague Basketball has announced that the 2014 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four will be held at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan from May 15-18.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has today announced that a regular-season game between the Atlanta Hawks and Brooklyn Nets will be hosted at The O2 in London next year.

NBA (National Basketball Association) star Kevin Durant has become the first player from his sport to sign up with rapper Jay-Z’s sports agency Roc Nation Sports.

It was with a deep sense of shock and sadness that we received news from FIBA Europe of the sudden and untimely death of its president Olafur Rafnsson. The loss of his remarkable energy, intellect and vision will be felt very deeply by the organisation and by all those in sport who share a passion for its future.

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) players’ union has reportedly certified rapper and Brooklyn Nets investor, Jay-Z, to negotiate contracts.

Olafur Rafnsson, president of FIBA (the International Basketball Federation) Europe, was last night found dead in his hotel room in Geneva.

If anyone is in any doubt that basketball is a global sport with ambitions to match then a visit to its new headquarters will soon put them right. A glance round the scene at the building’s grand opening and the roll call of the great and good in attendance show very clearly that basketball is a force to be reckoned with.

Basketball’s Eurocup will change its format for the 2013/14 season to include 16 more European professional teams.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that David Watts is the new vice-president of its Russian arm.

Rupert Pratt of Agency Generate and Rede Luis Baez, Senior Manager at  Euroleague Basketball give a worked example of the power of owning the social media channel around a sports property. This presentation was first given to the SportBusiness Connected Sport conference hosted by Eurosport in in May 2013

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Basketball great Kobe Bryant has failed to pull his belongings from an auction, following a settlement between the National Basketball Association (NBA) player, his mother and Goldin Auctions.

National Basketball Association (NBA) player Jason Collins became the first in major US team sport to come out last month. But what affect it will have on both his on-court and off-court commercial value?

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NTV Plus has secured the Russian broadcast rights to Spain's Liga Endesa basketball division in a deal until the end of the 2013-14 season. 

Australian commercial broadcaster Ten Network is in talks to renegotiate a rights deal for the National Basketball League, the sport’s top division in Australia.

DirecTV Sports and its Root Sports regional sports network has agreed a multi-year rights deal with the Mountain West US college sports conference.