Basketball Club Brose Baskets Bamberg Launches Online TV Channel
Basketball Bundesliga club Brose Baskets Bamberg "became the first German basketball club Monday to launch an online TV channel," according to Peter Seidel of INFRANKEN.de. At www.brosebaskets.tv, the club will stream up to 10 live games that are not broadcast by league TV partner Sport1. Brose Baskets TV Manager Thorsten Vogt said, "We plan on broadcasting pregame shows as well as short game summaries of all home and away games, which will be available two hours after the conclusion of games." This new service is not free-of-charge, a one-year subscription costs €25 ($32.65) (INFRANKEN.de, 9/17).
FANTASY BASKETBALL: The Beko Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) launched, in cooperation with title sponsor Beko and online basketball portal Crossover-Basketball.de, a free fantasy basketball game called "Beko BBL-Managerspiel." You can join the game at manager.beko-bbl.de. ... Beko BBL also revealed that the Arena Nürnberger Versicherung will play host for the Beko BBL Allstar Day on Jan. 19. The Beko BBL Allstar Day includes the Beko BBL Allstar Game between the league's best foreign players and German players, Slam Dunk Contest, 3-Point Contest and NBBL Allstar Game, which features the best players of the Youth Basketball Bundesliga (NBBL) (Beko BBL).