Tag Archives: National Basketball Association (NBA)

Sportradar appoints Lynn S McCreary to strengthen legal team

Sportradar has strengthened its legal department by appointing Lynn S. McCreary as Chief Legal Officer, as the company continues to press ahead with international growth. McCreary brings over three decades of experience in legal, business and executive leadership roles to Sportradar, having worked at financial services and payments firm Fiserv for 11 years, serving in the capacity of CLO since …

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Genius secures BAL data partnership to enhance presence in global basketball

Genius Sports has maintained its strategy of global expansion by  securing a partnership with the Basketball Africa League (BAL), taking on the responsibilities of Official Provider of Real Time BAL Statistics. A long time data partner of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and its 200-member leagues and federations, Genius will build on its presence in the sports via the new …

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Sportradar expands Kyodo News partnership with multi-year deal

Sports betting data provider Sportradar has extended its collaboration with leading Japanese media outlet Kyodo News via a multi-year partnership with its subsidiary Kyodo News Digital, strengthening its position in the Asian market. Sportradar and Kyodo News initiated a working relationship in 2018, revolving around the supply and support of data from various international competitions, covering a range of sports …

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Genius bolsters sports portfolio with $200m Second Spectrum acquisition

Data and technology provider Genius Sports has entered into a ‘definitive agreement’ to acquire Second Spectrum, an official analytics partner of several high-profile professional sports leagues and teams, for a purchase price of $200 million. As a data tracking and analytics partner of the English Premier League, National Basketball Association (NBA) and Major League Soccer (MLS), Second Spectrum will significantly …

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SoftSwiss enhances sportsbook offering for US leagues

SoftSwiss has expanded the scope of its sportsbook product, announcing the introduction of a live in-play betting option for US sports leagues. The firm intends to utilise its new live wagering offering – supplied by odds feed provider and ongoing partner Betradar – to expand sportsbook functionality for its B2B clients and their customers, enabling odds to fluctuate quickly and …

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Sportradar strengthens China position with CBA League data deal

Sports data intelligence solutions provider Sportradar has strengthened its branding and market position in China via an agreement with the country’s CBA League.  The multi-year partnership with the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) will commence during the current 2020/21 season, and will see Sportradar collect data from regular-season games, postseason games and All-Star Games. This data will in turn be distributed …

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Philadelphia 76ers announce BetMGM as Official Betting Partner

BetMGM has been named the Official Betting Partner of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Philadelphia 76ers, shortly after the mobile casino and sportsbook app’s Pennsylvania debut. The recent agreement will see the firm launch a range of 76ers branded casino games, in addition to featuring across all of the team’s digital and social media platforms including the official 76ers app.  …

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Olybet named NBA betting partner for the Baltics and Slovakia

Olympic Entertainment Group AS (OEG) has confirmed that its flagship betting brand Olybet will become the official betting partner of the National Basketball Association (NBA) across Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia. The partnership will be promoted across more than 100 casino and retail locations in the region and on OlyBet’s and the NBA’s social and digital assets. In addition, OEG …

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NBA nets PointsBet operator partnership

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has confirmed PointsBet as an authorised sports betting operator of the league. The multiyear partnership is the sportsbook’s first venture into a U.S professional sports league whilst the NBA has secured its 11th betting supplier, a list that includes William Hill and Unibet. Scott Kaufman-Ross, Senior Vice President, Head of Fantasy & Gaming, NBA stated: “We …

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William Hill scores official partnership with NBA

William Hill has secured a new partnership with The National Basketball Association (NBA) after being named as a ‘Proud Partner and an Authorized Sports Betting Operator of the NBA in the United States’. Under the terms of the new agreement, William Hill will gain access to official NBA betting data as well as league marks across its mobile platforms and …

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