Agreement adds coverage of Australia and New Zealand’s top pro basketball league to FloHoops.com
AUSTIN, Texas — November 16, 2018 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced a multiyear partnership with the National Basketball League (NBL) to provide live and on-demand coverage of the NBL exclusively in the U.S. and Canada — and non-exclusively in the U.K. and Asia — on FloHoops.com.
Founded in 1979, the NBL is one of the world’s premier basketball leagues, with eight teams across Australia and New Zealand. The agreement includes all preseason, regular season and postseason games with a total of 127 regular season games per season.
The upcoming schedule of NBL regular season games on FloHoops.com includes:
Nov. 16: Melbourne at New Zealand
Nov. 17: Illawarra at Adelaide
Nov. 17: Perth at Cairns
Nov. 18: Brisbane at Melbourne
Nov. 18: New Zealand at Sydney
“We are excited about FloSports expanding the global coverage of the NBL this season,” NBL Chief Executive Jeremy Loeliger said. “The NBL is now reaching more parts of the globe than ever before. It’s been a fantastic start to the season and already we’ve seen an increase in our attendance and broadcast audiences. With great local and international talent on display, we hope fans around the world will enjoy FloHoops’ coverage of the NBL.”
“We are thrilled to add NBL games to our growing FloHoops offering,” FloSports Director of Rights Acquisition Lindsey Ross said. “Now fans in the U.S. and Canada will be able to access a host of incredible professional basketball leagues from the NBL to the Euroleague and beyond.”
To access live and on-demand coverage of NBL games, plus EuroLeague and additional NCAA Division I and elite high school basketball coverage, visit FloHoops.com and become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the games across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Roku, or Apple TV 4.
Streaming more than 10,000 live competitions per year, FloSports continues to emerge as the global leader in live, in-depth, and on-demand digital coverage for passionate sports fans.
FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, partners with event rights holders, governing bodies, and other media companies to unlock a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows, FloSports is growing the sports, the events, the athletes, and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header include Basketball, Rugby, MMA, Football, Wrestling, Track, Gymnastics, Hockey, and more.
About the NBL
The National Basketball League in Australia is one of the of the premier basketball leagues in the world. Established in 1978 the League now has eight teams based in cities across the country — Adelaide 36ers, Cairns Taipans, Melbourne United, New Zealand Breakers, Perth Wildcats, Sydney Kings, Brisbane Bullets and Illawarra Hawks. Some of the NBL’s greatest players include former NBA player and five-time Olympian Andrew Gaze, 21-season scoring-machine Leroy Loggins, five-time championship-winner Larry Sengstock, and 500-game veterans Ray Borner and James Crawford. From humble beginnings, the NBL now sells out stadiums with more than 650,000 attending games each season and live TV coverage nationally. The NBL has NBL.com.au, and a live streaming NBL APP.
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