Today Sling TV announced a deal to be the exclusive streaming provider of the 2019 Iverson Classic on Friday, April 26th, 2019.
“At Sling TV, we continue to push the boundaries of live TV by bringing our viewers new and interesting must-see events,” said Michael Ribero, General Manager of Brand Marketing at Sling TV. “As the exclusive streaming provider of the Iverson Classic, Sling TV is allowing users to watch an exciting event in a way that the next generation of sports fans want to be watching.”
The 2019 Iverson Classic features two teams comprised of the country’s most talented basketball prospects. Team Loyalty features standouts like Cole Anthony, Nico Mannion, Precious Achiuwa and Jaden McDaniels, team Honor features Anthony Edwards, University of Kentucky commit Kahlil Whitney and Oregon commit CJ Walker. NBA All Star Baron Davis will coach team Honor, while NBA Champion Stephen Jackson will lead team Loyalty.
“This is groundbreaking,” said Iverson, who is a co-founder of the event “It’s an honor for me. Sling TV is a brand that undeniably understands how to bring live basketball to the fans.” Sling TV also allows viewers to watch ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN3, SEC Network, TNT and NBA TV.
“Sling TV gets it,” added Jai Manselle, a co-founder of the Iverson Classic. “This is about bringing something innovative, disruptive and entertaining to the sports world, and doing it on a platform that truly embodies those attributes.”
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