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John Lombardo

Staff writer John Lombardo covers basketball and the Arena Football League.

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NBA Will Now Allow Teams To Sell Sponsorships To Fantasy Game Operators

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 19 / 14

The NBA is reversing its ban and will now allow its teams to sell sponsorships to fantasy game operators. The move to open the category is another revenue opportunity made available to teams by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. NBA Exec VP/Team Marketing & Business Operations Amy Brooks said, "We ar...

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, NBA

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