SALT LAKE CITY — At today’s NBA All-Star Tech Summit in Salt Lake City, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver introduced new personalized options that would be part of the future live game streaming experience, including a feature for fans to scan their own avatar into a live NBA game via the NBA App and replace an NBA player. Click HERE to view a clip of Commissioner Silver scanning and inserting legendary host Ahmad Rashad into a live Utah Jazz game.
In addition to the avatar option, the future telecast will offer fans more customized experiences, including a wider selection of alternate languages, high-profile influencer and celebrity commentary, the ability to transport the game to virtual locations, new animated graphics, integrated betting and enhanced camera angles.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver unveils streaming experience of the future via the NBA App – and you can be in it! pic.twitter.com/FKYJvskf0H
— NBA (@NBA) February 17, 2023