05 October, 2021
15 May, 2022
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Basketball Champions League partners with Stats Perform

MIES (Switzerland) – The Basketball Champions League today announced a multi-year agreement with Stats Perform, the tech leader in data and artificial intelligence, to bring opta data to the BCL until 2024.

The partnership will deliver AI-powered official insight data to fans, clubs & players, broadcasters, media and publishers, producing never-before-seen patterns and understanding of the competition.

Through deep historical database, live data expertise and season-to-date cumulative stats, this collaboration will allow the BCL to leverage Stats Perform’s advanced AI features, in order to bring basketball fans and media closer together and to build unique, engaging digital sports experiences.

"Partnering with Stats Perform was an obvious choice," said Patrick Comninos, BCL CEO. "Their ability to distribute sports content will improve both the media coverage and the fan experience of our competition, by creating innovative content. This partnership will allow us to enhance the availability of BCL data, making it more accessible to all our various stakeholders," he added.

Ben Pawsey, Strategic Account Director, said: "I am absolutely thrilled to be partnering with the Basketball Champions League for at least another 3 years. I am delighted that they have recognised the significant value of our Stats Perform Opta data and editorial services. This deal will ensure the BCL key stakeholders can benefit from compelling data-led insights and AI driven stories, which can be shared with followers to further enhance their global coverage and fan experience."