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Basketball-NBA Africa Game provides opportunity on and off the court
PRETORIA, Aug 3 (Reuters) - The third NBA Africa Game, to be staged at the Sun Arena in Pretoria on Saturday, has been billed an exhibition clash to grow the appetite for the game on the continent, but the likes of All Star Joel Embiid prove there is much more at stake.
NBA strikes sports betting deal with MGM as official partner
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Basketball Association on Tuesday announced its first-ever official sports betting partner, MGM Resorts International
, with the league agreeing to sell its official game data to the casino operator for undisclosed terms.
MGM Resorts signs sports betting agreement with NBA
(Reuters) - MGM Resorts International
said on Tuesday it signed an agreement with the NBA to become the basketball league's first sports betting partner.
BT to lose UFC and NBA TV rights as Eleven Sports steps up
LONDON (Reuters) - BT has lost the right to show the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and NBA Basketball, with global broadcaster Eleven Sports picking up the martial arts in its latest acquisition.
Riley: Heat willing to wait on Wade's decision
Is Dwyane Wade interested in playing for the Miami Heat next season? Team president Pat Riley doesn't know the answer, but he says he willing to wait to find out.
African, world NBA players to meet in Pretoria Africa Game
(Reuters) - NBA players with direct ties to Africa will play a world team in the third NBA Africa Game next month in Pretoria, South Africa, the National Basketball Association and National Basketball Players Association announced on Friday.
Knicks ink F Vonleh to one-year deal
The New York Knicks signed free agent forward Noah Vonleh to a one-year contract on Tuesday.
Report: Leonard passes physical with Raptors
Kawhi Leonard is officially a member of the Toronto Raptors after passing his physical with the team, according to a report by ESPN's Brian Windhorst on Tuesday night.
Cavs, Love agree to four-year, $120 million extension
Kevin Love is the new centerpiece of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Lakers officially sign Beasley, who defends team's signings
The Los Angeles Lakers officially announced the signing of free agent forward Michael Beasley on Monday, three days after he agreed to a reported one-year, $3.5 million deal.
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