NBA, Youtube to launch live games on league’s first channel


JOHANNESBURG -The National Basketball Association (NBA) and YouTube today announced the launch of the NBA’s first YouTube channel dedicated to fans in sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to featuring two live games per week in primetime for the rest of the 2018-19 season, including the Playoffs, Conference Finals and The Finals, the NBA Africa YouTube channel will celebrate the impact of African players in the NBA.

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The channel will also showcase the league’s long history of growing basketball at all levels across the continent…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper