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Altman Vilandrie & Company: NBA Ratings Decline Driven by Injuries to Top Superstars

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A rash of injuries to several of the NBA’s top superstars has directly contributed to an early season dip in television ratings, according to research conducted by strategic consulting firm Altman Vilandrie & Company in partnership with MoffettNathanson. Overall, four of the top five players selected by NBA fans as favorites to watch ...

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Upper Deck Adds Anthony Davis

Upper Deck’s new Anthony Davis memorabilia collection kicks off with exclusive signed and inscribed basketballs as well as autographed home, away and alternate design jerseys and unique signed images. Fans can view and purchase the items starting today at https://upperdeckstore.com/anthony-davis

The Upper Deck Company, the worldwide leader in sports memorabilia, is excited to announce the addition of Anthony Davis to its Upper Deck Authenticated ever-growing roster of exclusive superstar athletes. Earlier this month, the new Los Angeles Lakers star signed a full collection of memorabilia items that launched today on UpperDeckStore.com. Hailing ...

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Players’ Tribune, Amazon Prime Video Highlight ‘Unstoppable’ NBA, NFL Stars

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The Players’ Tribune (TPT) joins Amazon Prime Video for their third marketing collaboration to promote Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Season Two. For this campaign, TPT has tapped New Orleans Pelicans’ Lonzo Ball, Kansas City Chiefs’ Tyrann Mathieu, Dallas Cowboys’ Jaylon Smith, Boston Celtics’ Marcus Smart and Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler to highlight a new set of unstoppable heroes — athletes. Echoing the ...

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Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Joins WSC Sports in Advisor Role

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WSC Sports, the leader in AI-powered sports video content, today announced that David Stern, NBA Commissioner Emeritus, has joined the company in an advisory role along with John Kosner, former EVP, Digital Media at ESPN. In this role, Stern and Kosner will assist WSC Sports as it makes a significant ...

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N.Y. NBA, NHL Drafts Focus of MSG Network’s ‘Rookie Week’

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In advance of the upcoming NBA and NHL Drafts, MSG Networks (NYSE: MSGN) today announced the launch of “Rookie Week, presented by Squarespace” a full week of rookie-themed programming airing across the network’s linear, digital and social platforms. The all-week takeover will kick-off today and provide viewers with extensive, in-depth ...

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NBA Finalist Warriors, Raptors Top Thuuz Sports Most Exciting Rankings For May

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Thuuz Sports, the most powerful automated video highlights production platform for worldwide sports, today announced their May Top 10 most exciting games, with the NBA taking most of the attention of fans around the country. Topping the list was the Portland Trailblazers four OT NBA Playoff win over the Denver ...

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NBA Announces First Betting Data Partnerships In The U.S. With Sportradar And Genius Sports

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced its first betting data partnerships in the U.S. Beginning this NBA season, Sportradar and Genius Sports will have the non-exclusive rights to distribute official NBA betting data to licensed sports betting operators in the U.S. As more states legalize sports betting, Genius Sports ...

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The first, definitive biography of La Salle basketball icon, Tom Gola

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Tom Gola is a Philadelphia Big Five basketball icon who led La Salle College to the National Invitation Tournament championship in 1952 and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship in 1954 and holds the NCAA record for most rebounds in a career. He helped the Philadelphia Warriors win the ...

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MIT Sloan Debuts Hoops Analytics Podcast ‘Counterpoints’

Wizards v/s Mavericks 02/26/11

Counterpoints, a new sports analytics podcast, launched this week, with sports analytics consultant, author, and speaker Ben Alamar proposing that basketball IQ, separate from measures of athleticism or past performance, is a predictor of a player’s success in professional basketball. Co-hosted by Ben Shields, who teaches sports analytics at the MIT Sloan School of ...

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NBA 2K League Partners with HyperX for Its Inaugural Season

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The NBA 2K League and HyperX today announced a new partnership that will make HyperX the Official Gaming Headset of the NBA 2K League. The NBA 2K League, the professional esports league co-founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., is set to debut May 1 with 17 teams ...

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