Sky Sports to stream live coverage of BBL
Last Updated: 11/01/16 5:10pm
Fans can enjoy live coverage of the British Basketball League in January, with four BBL events to be streamed live on skysports.com.
Following a pioneering collaboration between skysports.com, Hawk-Eye Innovations, WebcastSport and the BBL, the coverage will tonight at The Copper Box, where the London Lions will be taking on Leicester Riders.
Fans will be able to watch four BBL and two WBBL games - plus the Slam Dunk - via skysports.com and webcastsport.com, whether that be on their computer, tablet or smart phone via the Sky Sports app.
Friday Jan 8, 2016
The Copper Box, London: BBL Championship - London Lions v Leicester Riders
Sunday Jan 17, 2016 - live stream from 11.45am
Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham: WBBL Trophy Final, BBL Slam Dunk, BBL Cup Final
Friday Jan 22, 2016 - live stream from 7.15pm
University of Worcester Arena, Worcester: BBL Championship - Worcester Wolves v Esh Group Newcastle Eagles
Saturday Jan 30, 2016 - live stream from 3.45pm
New Leicester Community Sports Arena, Leicester: WBBL Championship - Leicester Riders v Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters & BBL Championship - Leicester Riders v Surrey Scorchers
BBL commercial director Bob Hope said: "This is a hugely exciting first step towards our goal of bringing British basketball to fans worldwide.
"I would like to thank all parties involved who have worked both hard and selflessly to pull this ground-breaking collaboration together.
"Not only will the partnership give fans the opportunity of watching live games on their PCs but also on their tablets and Smartphones, and all for free.
"This, coupled with accessibility worldwide, was for us, an important element of this project."