The Golden State Warriors will face the Sacramento Kings for the first of four meetings this season tonight at 6 p.m. PST at the Golden 1 Center.
For most of us, that will mean watching through the normal viewing options, but for people in India there will be a unique opportunity to watch the game using Facebook Live, as described by Mark J. Burns of Sport Techie.
The NBA will stream a regular season game on Facebook Live for the first time Sunday when the Golden State Warriors visit the Sacramento Kings, with stream made available only to fans in another continent.
The Facebook broadcast will be geo-fenced and only available to fans in India, where according to an NBA spokesman, more than a million of the 32 million "Likes" of the NBA Facebook page come from. The Facebook pages of the two teams will also have the streaming for fans in India, and according to the Warriors, "a large number" of their 9.9 million followers on Facebook are from there.
Maybe one day, it will be this easy to watch NBA games everywhere without fear of blackouts.
Get this win, Dubs.