Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Administrator rady's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2002
    Location
    Romania
    Posts
    4,474
    Rep Power
    10

    Rumor NBA is testing a $0.99 option to watch the fourth quarter of a live game

    The NBA has a plethora of streaming options for basketball fans. If you want the whole season-long, league-wide package, there’s League Pass. But NBA Digital (a joint effort between the league and Turner) has also broken out additional offerings that cost less money, like team-specific subscriptions and the option to pay for individual games. Now the NBA is testing another, obvious-when-you-think-about-it idea: letting fans watch the 4th quarter of a live, in-progress game for just 99 cents.

    On Twitter, Vasu Kulkarni shared a screenshot of a notification sent by the NBA app. For less than a buck, he could hop in and stream the end of a game between the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder. The Verge has reached out to NBA Digital for more specifics on how many fans are being presented with this option. I haven’t seen other screenshots or instances of it, and it’s very possible that the price could change as the NBA tries to find a sweet spot. 99 cents seems like a good one, though. Presumably the usual annoyances with these things (i.e. blackouts for local teams) also apply here.


    https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/24/1...tream-99-cents

  2. #2
    12th man
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Posts
    10,732
    Rep Power
    29

    Default

    One thing about the NBA is they'll try anything to make a buck. I thought that off season award show was a disaster, I wonder if they bring it back.

Similar Threads

  1. Stern live on NBA live
    By bigapple in forum NBA
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: Jun 06, 2013, 17:56
  2. Watch NYK games LIVE!!!
    By commonse in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: Jan 18, 2013, 05:38
  3. Replies: 4
    Last Post: Jan 10, 2012, 22:34
  4. Replies: 2
    Last Post: Feb 23, 2011, 17:56
  5. Best shot you have ever made in NBA 2k10/NBA Live 10
    By KnicksWillRiseAgain in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: Sep 10, 2010, 15:45

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •