The Philippine Basketball Association has chosen Sportradar as their choice for their official data partner. The agreement will be effective immediately and will run until the end of the 2020/21 season. Sportradar will have the rights to collect, distribute and sell these datas to sportsbooks and media outlets.
The agreement will see Sportradar collecting data from the three biggest leagues, The PBA Philippine Cup, The PBA Commissioner’s Cup and The PBA’s Governor’s Cup, not to mention many of the smaller leagues. Sportradar will also develop an official PBA mobile application, where PBA fans can go and find latest news, stats and everything else they need.
“Our league is always looking for ways to serve our fans and create new ones. This partnership with Sportradar will provide PBA fans around the world instant access to PBA scores and statistics including through the official PBA Mobile App. We are excited to see what the next six years will bring!”, said Atty Chito Salud, President of PBA.
Dr. Johannes Ranke, Managing Director, Sports Data & Licensing, added, “The recent months have been hugely encouraging for us in the Asian region and we have managed to secure some exciting and innovative partnerships. And with the PBA, as the second oldest basketball league in the world, we have some exciting projects ahead of us. The passion of the people in Philippines for their basketball is staggering and invigorating and we are confident that the services and products we will develop with the PBA will stoke that passion and take the league and the sport’s engagement to the next level.”