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The NBA teamed up with independent music distributor UnitedMasters to use the league’s 1.6bn fanbase as a source of new music discovery.

NBA sponsor Budweiser partnered with the National Basketball Players Association on an initiative commemorating the retirement of 13-time NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade.

Presenting the Total Health Forum with the NBA allowed Kaiser Permanente to integrate its brand with the US healthcare community and amplify that integration via digital/social extensions.

After decades of promoting NBA games with TV commercials and years of declining live television audiences, official broadcaster ESPN changed its strategy and switched to using real-time NBA footage social promos to generate FOMO and drive fans to click directly to live game coverage.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Sponsorship analyses the sponsorship landscape of basketball in the US and Europe.

Chinese electronics manufacturer Leyard has signed an agreement with NBA China to become the Official Marketing Partner for NBA's "5v5"  basketball tournament held in the Chinese cities of Guangzhou, …

North American basketball league the NBA has extended its partnership in Italy with banking group UBI Banca

The NBA has signed up Australian betting brand BetEasy as the first Official Wagering Partner of the NBA in Australia

US telco AT&T has signed a wide-ranging, multi-year Official Marketing Partnership with the NBA, starting at next week’s NBA All-Star game.

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Rapid decision-making was key to MGM Resorts’ successful conclusion of sportsbook deals with each of the National Hockey League, National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball last year.

Swiss watchmaker Tissot’s Global Partner deal with Fiba, basketball’s global governing body, led to its biggest ever sponsorship agreement with the US-based National Basketball Association.

The National Football League has long been the dominant sports organisation in North America and our research into the top five deals of the five major US leagues confirms its position at the top of the sponsorship tree.

Social media network Sportlobster signed up to be the presenting partner of the NBA Global Games in London between the Milwaukee Bucks and the New York Knicks this month.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has secured higher prices in renewed deals with carmaker Kia Motors America and financial services company BBVA, with both brands highlighting the league’s digital platforms as a key value driver.

A rise in brand awareness, brand perception and overall sales in the US were major factors in the decision of carmaker Kia Motors America to renew its position with the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Spanish bank BBVA’s goals for its partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) will remain the same under its new deal, Carlos Ricardo, director of marketing, advertising and sponsorship for BBVA, told Sports Sponsorship Insider.