– Fully-Integrated NBA Turkiye App Available for Free
on All iOS and Android Devices Today –
ISTANBUL, Oct. 4, 2016 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Sporx.com announced today the launch of the NBA Turkiye App presented by Turk Telekom, featuring all of the multimedia content from NBA.com/Turkiye, the NBA’s official online destination in Turkey.
The new NBA Turkiye App will feature extensive video highlights, including individual game recaps, the Top 10 Plays of the Day, the “Fast Break” and more. Fans are able to access in-depth player and team statistics and dedicated team pages featuring the latest news and highlights from around the league. Through the App and website, fans can also get information on grassroots events in Turkey and participate in promotions and sweepstakes with the chance to win NBA prizes.
The NBA Turkiye App presented by Turk Telekom is available on all iOS and Android devices and can be downloaded for free at the App Store and Google Play.
“Through the great support of Turk Telekom and Sporx, fans in Turkey can now access their NBA news and highlights wherever they are on their iOS and Android mobile devices,” said NBA Associate Vice President – Turkey, Naci Cansun. “The NBA Turkiye App presented by Turk Telekom is the perfect way for fans to stay connected to the latest NBA action.”
As of the end of the 2015-16 regular season, there were three Turkish players on NBA rosters: Ömer Aşık (New Orleans Pelicans), Ersan İlyasova (Oklahoma City Thunder) and Enes Kanter (Oklahoma City Thunder).
Launched in 2005, Sporx has rapidly grown to become the number 1 sports news network in Turkey. Covering sports news from Turkey and all over the world, Sporx.com presents broad content and services to fans. Sporx Sports News Network owns 5 different brands with their 5 web – mobile sites and 17 mobile apps for iOS, Android, iPad and Windows Phone and several TV brands. Sporx networks social sports community consists of 7 Twitter accounts, 5 Facebook accounts and 2 Instagram accounts with 10 million followers. Sporx has won Turkish Sports Writers Association Best News award, for the last three years (2013, 2014 and 2015) which is the highest profile award for sports services; including newspapers, TVs, magazines and web sites.
About the NBA
The NBA is a global sports and media business built around three professional sports leagues: the National Basketball Association, the Women’s National Basketball Association, and the NBA Development League. The league has established a major international presence with games and programming in 215 countries and territories in 49 languages, and NBA merchandise for sale in more than 125,000 stores in 100 countries on 6 continents. NBA rosters at the start of the 2015-16 season featured 100 international players from 37 countries and territories. NBA Digital’s assets include NBA.com and the NBA app, which achieved record traffic during the 2014-15 season, as well as NBA TV. The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with more than one billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms. Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.