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Adam Silver Expects NBA Broadcasts To Look More Like Twitch Feeds In The Near Future

Adam Silver Expects NBA Broadcasts To Look More Like Twitch Feeds In The Near Future
From Uproxx - September 13, 2017

The NBAs domestic broadcast rights are locked up through 2025 thanks to a monstrous deal with ESPN and Turner that led to skyrocketing salary caps, contracts, and franchise valuations. However, despite the NBA being set financially thanks to that deal and with no changes coming for nearly a decade, commissioner Adam Silver is still thinking about whats next and how to enhance the product being presented to consumers.

One of the things the league is continuing to look into is streaming games and how to format those broadcasts and try to adapt to the modern consumer. Silver, as much as any commissioner in pro sports, understands that the status quo cant simply be maintained and expect the same success and growth. The NBA has done a fantastic job in recent years adapting to the social media age, but that is only the beginning.

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