Tag: NBA


NBA aims to start 2020-21 campaign with fans

NBA targets 50% capacity for new season

The National Basketball Association (NBA) basketball league is aiming to fill up their arena suites from 25 to 50 percent capacity from the beginning of the upcoming 2020-21 campaign. The Board of Player Representatives of the National Basketball Players’ Association (NBPA) has tentatively... » Read more


NBA caught in COVID conundrum

NBA wants to start new season in January 2021

The National Basketball Association (NBA) Commissioner, Adam Silver, told before mediapersons that his “best guess” is that a start of the 2020-21 seasons will now not arrive until at least January 2021. The National Basketball Association (NBA) is an American men’s professional basketball... » Read more


NBA ponders pushing season to December

NBA update May 2020

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is contemplating pushing back the start of the 2020-21 season to December in order to buy more time to complete the 2019-20 campaign this year. The National Basketball Association is a men’s professional basketball league in North America, comprising 30... » Read more


Does resuming sports seasons hold water?

Sports Season and League postponed or canceled

The London-based data-driven digital agency Two Circles has suggested in a new analysis that following the outbreak of COVID-19, the global sporting calendar for 2020 will, in all likelihood, lose almost half of its originally-scheduled events as a whole lot of them has either been canceled or... » Read more


NBA-Microsoft pact to perk up fans

NBA and Microsoft

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has entered into a multi-year partnership with US technology giant Microsoft. The league says the pact will “redefine” the fan experience, both in-arena and at home. The technology giant will provide the basketball league with Azure cloud services and... » Read more


Sacramento Kings’ bid to boost bonhomie with fans

Sacramento Kings and block chain technology

The American professional basketball team Sacramento Kings is all set to launch the league’s first block chain-based rewards program. It will be available for fans just before the NBA home game introduction on October 25. The Sacramento Kings have joined hands with Blockparty to come up with a... » Read more


Wells Fargo Center enjoys first esports space in US

Wells Fargo Center Esports space

Wells Fargo Center – home of the Philadelphia Flyers NHL team and 76ers NBA franchise – has opened a new pro-level Esports space. With the opening of this space, it prides itself on being a first for a major US sports arena. The arena is owned by Comcast Spectator, on the project.... » Read more