Posted November 17, 2019 07:18:24WXYZ has teamed up with the NBA to give fans a little bit of a preview of what’s to come when the NHL kicks off the 2018-19 season on Thursday.
The app, which is now live in the U.S. and Canada, allows users to access a “newscast” with live and archived coverage of the NHL games scheduled to air on ABC, ESPN, Fox, NBC, and Telemundo.
The sports streaming app has partnered with NBA TV, which has launched its own digital media platform, NBA TV Now, to allow fans to watch the NBA games on a variety of devices, including phones, tablets, computers, and TVs.
“This is a big year for the NBA, as we continue to expand the digital experience across all of our platforms,” WXYz Media Vice President of Global Content Chris Withers said in a statement.
“This is our first digital-only partnership with the league, and it is an exciting opportunity to connect with our fans and engage with the most passionate fans on the planet.”
A few key highlights from the app’s coverage of Wednesday’s game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Phoenix Suns:”Phoenix is playing well in their first game back from the All-Star break, which includes a victory over the Kings,” said the app.
“The Kings have struggled offensively all season, and tonight they’ll look to keep that trend going.”
“We are still seeing Phoenix struggle with shots and scoring chances,” the app continued.
“We’ll continue to look for ways to keep the Kings in check and keep them on the right side of the glass.”
“The Kings are in their own best season yet, and they are coming off a 3-0 victory over a shorthanded opponent on Friday,” the team’s website stated.
“If they keep playing like this, they’ll be one of the better teams in the NBA next season.”WXYz has partnered up with Fox Sports, which also recently launched its new SportsCenter channel, to offer an on-demand stream of the NBA’s regular season games.