Monday morning ESPN Audio announced it had reached a new nine-year, multiplatform agreement with the National Basketball Association, beginning with the 2016-17 season. The deal expands ESPN Audio?s exclusivity and includes additional rights. ESPN Audio will also be the exclusive Spanish-language national rights holder through ESPN Deportes Radio on terrestrial radio, satellite, and all forms of radio devices including digital and third-party platforms.
?Championship play-by-play and compelling talk are the tent poles of ESPN Audio, so we are thrilled to expand our relationship with the NBA through 2025, continuing our English-language comprehensive coverage from opening night through the last game of the finals,? said Traug Keller, ESPN senior vice president, production business divisions. ?Adding top-tier content for ESPN Deportes Radio and expanding our distribution platforms only strengthens our ability to serve NBA fans.?
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