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Report: NBA restricts teams ads on jerseys; no alcohol, tobacco, politics, more

The Los Angeles Lakers are not going to have a silhouette of a Patron bottle on their jerseys.

Despite the potential tie in with GM Vlade Divac, the Sacramento Kings are not going to be sponsored by Marlboro. 182 more words

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Report: Raptors asking sponsors for $4-5 million annually for jersey sponsorships

For several years, the writing has been on the wall for the NBA to eventually adopt advertising on jerseys. Commissioner Adam Silver has called it “inevitable,” and the league has experimented with sponsor logos on WNBA and D-League jerseys. 218 more words

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Report: At All-Star Weekend meeting, majority of owners favor ads on jerseys

Did you see it during the All-Star Game? The jerseys worn by every player had a small KIA patch on the left shoulder area, an ad about the size of a golf ball. 328 more words

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Raptors take out full-page newspaper ad thanking fans for All-Star success (PHOTO)

The just-wrapped All-Star Weekend in Toronto was the NBA’s first time holding the event outside of the United States, and coincided with the Raptors’ 20th anniversary as a team. 102 more words

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NBA local television ratings up, led by spike in Warriors viewship

Everyone wants to watch Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors.

Local television ratings for Warriors games on Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area have spiked 120 percent since last season, … 378 more words

Warriors

Report: NBA considering expanding rosters for greater D-League integration

The NBA Development League is in a weird place right now. It’s growing as more teams are placing importance on it and adding single-affiliate franchises, but it’s still not a true minor league. 784 more words

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New technology to virtually light up 3-point line on ABC

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — The 3-point line will virtually light up during Saturday prime-time NBA broadcasts on ABC this season.

ESPN said Thursday that it is using new technology to show viewers when a player attempts a jumper from beyond the 3-point arc. 62 more words

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