British Basketball League: BBC to broadcast 32 live games in 2016-17

The British Basketball League
Twelve men's teams compete in the British Basketball League

The BBC will broadcast 32 live men's and women's British Basketball League games in 2016-17.

Matches will be on the BBC Red Button and BBC Sport website, and will include the British Basketball Cup finals, Trophy finals and Play-Off finals.

The BBL gets under way in September and the WBBL starts in October.

"We are excited about the opportunity that basketball affords as a sport with a digitally savvy audience," said Barbara Slater, director of BBC Sport.

There will be eight WBBL matches shown as part of the package, including the women's major finals, along with 24 men's games.

BBC coverage:

Key dates:

  • 15 January - BBL Cup Final - Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham
  • 19 March - BBL Trophy Final - Emirates Arena, Glasgow
  • May (date TBC) - BBL Play-Off Final, The 02, London

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