Quote of the Day

"There are so many programs because of TiVo where people are skipping all the commercials. It just creates that much more of an opportunity for our marketing partners to get closer to our fans and closer to our players."
-– NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, saying he expects advertising on game jerseys within the next five years. (THE DAILY)
Thursday March 20, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 131 Print This Issue

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  • This Space For Rent

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver yesterday said it is "inevitable" that advertising will appear on team jerseys in the coming years. Speaking at the '14 IMG World Congress of Sports, Silver said, "There are so many programs because of TiVo where people are skipping all the commercials, it just creates that much more of an opportunity for our marketing partners to get closer to our fans and closer to our players. And it gives us an opportunity to have deeper integration when it comes to those forms of sponsorship. … I think it’s going to become more accepted and commonplace by U.S. fans." He said the move would come "most likely within five years." Silver also touched on selling the NBA product on smartphones and tablets ...

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