Recent Posts tagged with NBA Entertainment

Live From NBA All-Star: Media Day Goes Global With New Syndication Site, Live Streaming on Social

For the first time, NBA All-Star Media Day is a worldwide event: the league is live-streaming today’s annual event to more than 180 countries. The NBA has teamed with NeuLion to launch an NBA syndication site that provides web publishers, social-media sites, and television operators across the globe free access to live NBA player interviews. […]  More

Nordic Summit 2018: Steve Hellmuth Discusses NBA Fan Engagement, Global Reach and Key Service Providers

Following the NBA London Game between the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics on Thursday January 11 at The O2, NBA Executive Vice President Media & Operations Steve Hellmuth headed north to Norway to participate in SVG Europe’s first-ever Nordic Summit held in partnership with Media City Bergen and NCE Media on January 15 and 16.  More

SVG Summit 2017: With NBA Ratings on Ascent, League and Broadcasters Find New Ways to Connect With Fans

From the NBA Draft to the NBA All-Star Game and, of course, the NBA Finals, the sport of professional basketball connects with fans in a way few sports are capable of doing. In addition to the production of the games themselves, the pre-game, half-time, and OTT and streaming services continue to evolve to ensure that […]  More

High-End Real-time Editing, Social Video Among Next New Things

Social media, mobile, and OTT have opened oceans of opportunity for TV. Of all the genres, live sports coverage has the best economic scaffolding to capitalize on it. The big events, team fandom, and well-run leagues stacked with savvy executives have turned sports into an endless source of cultural touchstones — all perfect for video […]  More

SVG On Demand: NBA’s Keith Horstman Discusses 4K Storage, New NBA Season

As the sole rights holder of all NBA content, NBA Entertainment is entrusted with the task of ingesting, storing, and preserving the league’s thousands of hours of historical and modern day video assets. They are the “keepers of the flame,” if you will. Keith Horstman, VP, Digital Media Technology for NBA Entertainment chats with SVG’s […]  More

Venue Q&A: NBA Entertainment’s Steve Hellmuth

By Rick Price, Chairman, SVG Venue Initiative The NBA All-Star Game took over the Big Apple last weekend with events and activities at both Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center and broadcast coverage all weekend long on Turner Sports and ESPN. SVG sat down with Steve Hellmuth, EVP, operations and technology, NBA Entertainment, to discuss […]  More

Coming Full Circle, Digital Production Workflows Are Moving to Linear

The line between linear and digital production workflows is blurring. Before you lose your mind: no one is suggesting that the Super Bowl will one day be covered by four cameras and a 2M/E switcher. However, newer, smaller, cheaper, faster digital workflows that were previously relegated to alternative platforms with smaller audiences are making their […]  More

NBA Season Tip-Off: New Replay Center Set To Revolutionize Officiating, Video Ops

The NBA is full speed ahead with centralized replay this season, having built a state-of-the-art Replay Center at NBA Entertainment headquarters in Secaucus, NJ. The facility, which connects to all 29 NBA arenas (as well as to Turner’s NBA Digital facility in Atlanta) via a new ultra-robust 10-gig HSAN2 (high-speed arena network), will serve as […]  More

User, Player Data Become Driving Force for Sports Content Creators

As fans flock to new digital platforms to consume sports content, leagues and broadcasters are finding new ways to track their habits, judge their preferences, and appeal to their widely diverse sensibilities. Whether it’s marketing a product to a specific demographic or providing deep analytics and player-tracking metrics to fans, the key to it all […]  More

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