StarTimes To Air NBA Live To Its African Audience


20130130093818_3414Pay TV provider, StarTimes will now be airing live basketball coverage from NBA and WNBA, in a move to bring its viewers top sports news and entertainment as the number of African NBA players swell past 30.

According to the firm, the live matches will be available on its Classic Bouquet.

NBA TV will air LIVE matches from the NBA and WNBA every day of the season, featuring the top 30 basketball teams as they compete for the ultimate title. The live coverage will include player interviews, live game news and play by play game reviews.

StarTimes will also air the five-time Emmy award winning post game series, “In the NBA”. Hosted by former NBA greats Charles Barkley, Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal, “Inside the NBA” promises to leave you in stitches with a roundup of basketball new and events told from their unique perspectives. The smiling faces of the NBA cheerleaders also help brighten up your day with well-practiced, talented and acrobatic routines courtside.

NBA TV also shows the NBA Slam Dunks Contest, where six players, all with unique dunking attributes, deliver dunks with incomparable agility and flair to see who will be crowned Slam Dunk Champion in 2013. A similar display of skill graces your screen during the NBA All-Stars games as All-Stars MVP hopefuls vie for supremacy.With content completely unique to the NBA channel in Africa, StarTimes promises to let you watch what you want, exclusively.

To subscribe to the Classic Bouquet , one needs a StarTimes Pay TV decoder, bundled with one month of Unique Plus bouquet viewing.