BT Sport is to simulcast the NBA’s London 2017 fixture – which features the Denver Nuggets and Indiana Pacers competing at the O2 arena – live on its free-to-air BT Sport Showcase channel (BT TV and Freeview channel 59) and via BT Sport’s Facebook page.
The Facebook stream will feature the league’s “NBA Mobile View” feed which offers a viewing experienced optimised for the smaller screens of tablets and phones.
The game will also be shown in HD on BT Sport 2 for subscribers and for free on Virgin Media channel 548.
Simon Green, head of BT Sport, said: “We are always looking for new and innovative ways of showcasing BT Sport.
“Showing BT Sport’s coverage of the NBA Global Games London 2017 on Facebook is a great way to reach new audiences and sports fans who enjoy their entertainment online, through social media and on their mobile devices.”
Elsa Memmi, NBA EMEA Vice President, Global Content and Media Distribution, added: “We are excited that BT Sport will stream NBA Global Games London 2017 live on Facebook, allowing us to reach more fans – wherever they are – across the UK.”