The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) have exciting news for basketball enthusiasts around the world. The NBA App and NBA.com are set to carry FIBA’s cutting-edge digital platform, “Courtside 1891.” This groundbreaking partnership enables fans from 20 countries and territories to gain access to the highly anticipated FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 through the FIBA World Cup Pass.
Starting from the opening games on Friday, August 25 and culminating in the Final showdown on Sunday, September 10, Courtside 1891’s FIBA World Cup Pass is your golden ticket to an immersive basketball experience. This pass offers an incredible range of features, including live and on-demand game streaming, extended highlights, and top plays – all at your fingertips.
By incorporating the FIBA World Cup Pass into the NBA App, the league reinforces its commitment to engaging with fans throughout the year and expanding its repertoire of basketball content. This collaboration adds a new layer of excitement to the offseason, ensuring that basketball aficionados are never far from the action.
The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 promises to be a riveting spectacle, taking place across the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia. Featuring 32 teams and a total of 92 games over 16 days of competition, this event is set to captivate audiences worldwide. The journey kicks off on August 25 at 1:30 p.m. GMT, as 2022-23 Kia All-NBA First Team member Shai Gilgeous-Alexander from the Oklahoma City Thunder leads the Canada Men’s National Team against France. On the same day, the formidable Slovenia, led by four-time NBA All-Star Luka Dončic of the Dallas Mavericks, will lock horns with Venezuela.
The star-studded USA Men’s National Team, boasting talents like Anthony Edwards, Tyrese Haliburton, Jaren Jackson Jr., and the 2022-23 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Paolo Banchero, will commence their journey on August 26 against New Zealand. Meanwhile, Spain, the reigning world champion, will begin their title defense against Côte d’Ivoire, setting the stage for intense matchups and unforgettable moments.
Stay tuned for the full list of NBA players participating in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 – the roster will be unveiled once all national teams finalize their lineups.
To catch all the action, head over to NBA.com/WorldCup and grab your Courtside 1891’s FIBA World Cup Pass. This exclusive pass ensures that you don’t miss a single dribble or slam dunk. For a comprehensive game schedule, visit NBA.com/FIBA.
It’s important to note that the coverage available on Courtside 1891 supplements the extensive live broadcasts provided by FIBA’s broadcast partners in over 190 territories globally. Fans can enjoy live telecasts and in-depth analysis through their national broadcast partners, making the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 accessible to a wider audience than ever before. Keep an eye out for local broadcast distribution information on the official FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 website.
“Countries and territories included in the FIBA World Cup Pass coverage: Angola, Argentina, Cape Verde, Cote D’Ivoire, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Greece, Indonesia, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Poland, Puerto Rico, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.“
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