Catapult launches NBL deal

Australian basketball league gets wearable analytics partner.

Catapult launches NBL deal

Australia's National Basketball League (NBL) has announce Catapult Group as its official wearable analytics partner for the next three years.

Under the deal, Catapult will provide a range of next-generation devices to all eight teams from the NBL, using Catapult's tracking technology to drive enhanced player performance and reduce the injury risks.

The agreement will also see the analytic data made available to fans across all NBL platforms, including  live game-day data for media and broadcast purposes.

“Catapult technology is an investment in innovation for the NBL," said Jeremy Loeliger, general manager of the NBL. "This technology drives our core property – the players’ performance – whilst enhancing what we can offer fans and brands wanting to associate themselves with elite basketball globally.”