And then, in May, Steve Ballmer, former CEO of Microsoft, put $2 billion on the table.
While the other US leagues struggle to build international interest in their games, the NBA has leveraged social media and new technology to build a huge global following.
Vivek Ranadivé, founder of Tibco, owns the Sacramento Kings.
Rock Ventures founder Dan Gilbert owns the Cleveland Cavaliers.
I m the newbie, so I m mostly listening and learning.
That s why the league was so excited about a demonstration on the opening night of the NBA season at Oracle Arena in Oakland: the first ever VR livestream of a professional sporting event.