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VIVA LA NBA! ESPN INT'L BRINGS WORLDWIDE COVERAGE UNTIL 2002
Published May 6, 1998
ESPN Int'l and the NBA have reached a deal to air NBA basketball live on ESPN's international networks through 2002. Each year, ESPN Int'l will air 52 regular season games, the All-Star game, expanded first- and second-round playoff coverage and complete coverage of the Conference Finals and NBA Finals. ESPN Int'l will also carry "NBA Action," the weekly 30-minute highlights program, the NBA Draft, NBA specials and other programs (ESPN International).