The Baloncesto Superior Nacional and Teleisla today announced a new league television rights deal. Teleisla will be the BSN channel during the week, in charge of streaming games initially on Mondays and Thursdays.
This new Teleisla deal is expected to stream around 40 games during the season, raising the number of televised games to approx 65 for the 2021. season.
′′ For Teleisla, WSTE Channel 7, it is a reason to be proud to be part of the National Superior Basketball TV offer for the 2021. season. We hope we can offer a quality product for the enjoyment of all basketball fans in Puerto Rico ", The President and General Manager of Teleisla, Hector Martinez
In addition to streaming games during the week in the regular season, Teleisla will also be complementing TV coverage during the postseason.
′′ For National Upper Basketball this deal with Teleisla is a step in the right direction. We seek to offer the fanatic the best possible television coverage for this new season 2021. The new agreements for television rights in the league solidify our position as a primary sports league in Puerto Rico." said the President of the National Superior Basketball, Ricardo Dalmau.
With this deal composed the BSN's TV offer for Season 2021. For the regular season Telemundo will be streaming on Saturdays and adding Sundays to the postseason. Teleisla for its part will be broadcasting on Mondays and Thursdays during the regular season and details about the postseason on TeleIsla will be communicating later.
The Leones de Ponce BSN announce Deon Thompson as their second import
Thompson has a winning summary, having won championships in the NCAA with North Carolina University (2009), Germany (2014), Israel (2015), Serbia (2017), Adriatic League (2017) and Lithuania (2019). His most recent experience was in Spain (ACB), with Club Unicaja.
Ponce, completes his season-long backup dupla (2021), composed by Thompson and Alex Renfroe.