Adam Silver, right, the commissioner of the National Basketball Association
Adam Silver, right, the commissioner of the National Basketball Association NBA) and Hiroshi Mikitani, left, chairman and CEO of Rakuten, Inc. pose for photographers during the joint press conference in Tokyo Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. Japanese online retailer Rakuten will be NBA's exclusive distribution partner in Japan for live NBA games and a global marketing partner of the NBA.
Adam Silver, right, the commissioner of the National Basketball Association NBA) and Hiroshi Mikitani, left, chairman and CEO of Rakuten, Inc. pose for photographers during the joint press conference in Tokyo Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. Japanese online retailer Rakuten will be NBA's exclusive distribution partner in Japan for live NBA games and a global marketing partner of the NBA.

NBA, Japan's Rakuten set exclusive online distribution deal

October 10, 2017 3:36 AM

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