Sky 3D and ESPN link up to screen NBA Finals

By June 2, 2011March 24th, 2020Newswires

Sky 3D and ESPN link up to screen NBA Finals

By Nigel Adie

Sky 3D is allying with ESPN to air stereoscopic footage of this year’s NBA Finals.

Sky is expanding its offering of 3D sports programming after agreeing a deal with ESPN to air the 2011 NBA Finals.

Subscribers to Sky 3D services will be able to view the best-of-seven series between the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks in 3D, with the stereoscopic footage to be available in more than 1,500 UK pubs.

The 3D coverage of the high-profile basketball games will originate from the US, where ESPN has already shown 17 NBA matches using the three-dimensional technology this season.

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