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You won’t find it on YouTube (a message explains that “licensing and permissions issues” prevent Google’s video site from showing the full event ) but Thursday’s unveiling of Google TV featured a demonstration by Bryan Perez, general manager of NBA Digital, writes FT Media Editor Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson.

A third-party content developer in a tech-heavy line-up at the Google I/O developer conference , Perez showed how fans could use the basketball association’s NBA.com application on their internet-enabled televisions to see video highlights, check scores and fantasy leagues, browse schedules or save games to their DVRs. Read more >>

How big is the overlap between the tech geeks salivating over their iPad deliveries and the sports geeks who can tell you Kobe Bryant’s scoring average from the three-point line eight seasons ago?¹ NBA Digital is about to find out.

The joint venture between Time Warner’s Turner Broadcasting division and the National Basketball Association has put out an iPad app using real-time data feeds to provide live scores, team and player details and reams of constantly-updated statistics, writes media editor Andrew Edgecliffe-JohnsonRead more >>