Sony Pictures Sports Network to broadcast select Jr. NBA Global Championship games in India
MUMBAI: For the very first time, Sony Pictures Sports Network will broadcast select Jr. NBA Global Championship games in India totalling over 12 hours of programming. The tournament tips off 6th August at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World in Florida.
The broadcast schedule for India will include eight games featuring the Jr. NBA India Boys’ and Jr. NBA India Girls’ teams, in addition to the boys and girls U.S. and International Championship games on Aug. 10 and the Global Championship games on 11th August. The games will be broadcast on Sony Ten 1 and Sony Ten 2 HD & SD channels.
The Jr. NBA Global Championship is a youth basketball tournament for the top 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls from around the world. The tournament will feature boys and girls divisions, each comprising of 16 regional champions (eight U.S. teams and eight international teams) that will participate in a week of on-court competition and off-court programming in Orlando and also includes one boys and one girls team from India for the second consecutive year.
Three-time NBA Champion and Jr. NBA Global Championship ambassador Dwyane Wade, Utah Jazz guard and 2019 NBA Sportsmanship and Twyman–Stokes Teammate of the Year Award recipient Mike Conley, 2018 WNBA MVP and WNBA champion Breanna Stewart, New Orleans Pelicans vice president of Basketball Operations and Team Development and former WNBA All-Star Swin Cash, and Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle will attend the event to watch the competition, interact with the youth teams and participate in leadership development programs.
Below is the broadcast schedule in India for the Jr. NBA Global Championship 2019: