The NBA is coming back to London this evening when the Denver Nuggets take on the Indiana Pacers live from the O2 Arena in London and Grabyo partner BT Sport will be broadcasting the entire NBA Global Series match to the BT Sport Facebook Page on Facebook Live, The game will also be broadcast to the NBA UK Facebook page
BT Sport will be broadcasting the entire NBA Global Series match to the BT Sport Facebook Page on Facebook Live This will be the first time an NBA game will be shown on Facebook Live in the UK. Thestream will feature the league’s “NBA Mobile View” feed, delivering a closer shot of the action optimized for viewing on the smaller screens of tablets and phones.
Partnering with Grabyo, BT Sport have been at the forefront of social video distribution. In November BT Sport used Periscope alongside Facebook Live to broadcast the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference between Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez live from Madison Square Garden.
Simon Green, head of BT Sport, said: “We are always looking for new and innovative ways of showcasing BT Sport. “Showing BT Sport’s coverage of the NBA Global Games London 2017 on Facebook is a great way to reach new audiences and sports fans who enjoy their entertainment online, through social media and on their mobile devices.”
“We are excited that BT Sport will stream NBA Global Games London 2017 live on Facebook, allowing us to reach more fans – wherever they are – across the UK,” added Elsa Memmi, the NBA’s EMEA vice president of global content and media distribution.
UK basketball fans can watch the action from 8pm onwards by checking out BT Sport’s Facebook page