ESPN, FIBA Agree To Multiyear Media Rights Deal From '13-15
ESPN today will announce it has reached a multiyear, multiplatform agreement with FIBA. The deal will include the rights to more than 400 games across six tournaments from '13-15. Events include the '13 and '15 FIBA Americas Championship, the '13 and '15 EuroBasket tournament, the '14 FIBA Basketball World Cup (formerly the FIBA World Championship) and the '14 FIBA World Championship for Women. ESPN’s English- and Spanish-language TV rights extend throughout the U.S. and its territories, excluding Puerto Rico. ESPN previously aired the FIBA Americas Championship and EuroBasket tournament in '09 and '11, and the FIBA World Championship in '10.