Zon to air NBA in 3D
04 Mar 11 -

Portuguese pay TV operator Zon Multimédia has announced plans to broadcast a series of NBA basketball matches in 3D.

A total of eight matches will be broadcast, including regular season matches Oklahoma City Thunder at Miami Heat, Boston Celtics at Atlanta Hawks and Chicago Bulls at Orlando Magic. Zon will also show five playoff games in 3D.

Zon has previously aired football and golf coverage in 3D.

Separately, Canal Plus España is to provide live coverage of the first two regular NBA season games to be played outside North America. Two matches today and tomorrow between the Toronto Raptors and the New Jersey Nets in London will be aired in HD by the pay TV channel.