ESPN Radio gets more NBA in contract renewal


ESPN, ABC and the NBA are significantly expanding their global relationship with ESPN's most comprehensive digital rights package negotiated with any major professional sports league and enhanced television coverage in an eight-year extension beginning in 2008-09 (6/28/07 TVBR #126).

For ESPN Radio, broadcast rights include a minimum of 15 regular-season games, 32 playoff games (including both Conference Finals and the NBA Finals), the NBA All-Star Game and related events, and the NBA Draft; live streaming on; and continued satellite radio distribution rights.