Genius Sports has revealed that it has entered into a data partnership with Asociacion de Clubs de Baloncesto (ACB), the governing body that oversees the top division of men’s basketball in Spain.
In terms of the partnership Genius Sports will provide a complete range of services to ACB under its Sports Management Platform. This includes harnessing Genius Sports’ LiveStats service to capture live game statistics as well as offering live webcast publishing and reporting to coaches and media.
Genius Sports will also grant ACB access to its Competition Management technology and APIs for statistics distribution.
Commenting on the partnership, Joan Manuel Carreras, Director of Business Development at ACB, said that this agreement is a very important step for ACB in order to guarantee the utmost data information value for the Liga Endesa.
Carreras went on to say that Genius Sports’ solution will allow them to keep their technological growth and to effectively share competition information with their clubs and sponsors.
The Director of International Operations at Genius Sports, Ben Turner, added that the ACB is among the leading basketball leagues globally and they are thrilled to be playing a major role in their technological growth.
Turner also said that by unlocking the value of data and boosting fan, coach and player engagement is a vital component for helping sports to grow. He added that Genius Sports is quickly becoming the data technology partner of choice for leagues and federations across the globe.
ABC was founded in 1982 and is the governing body of the Liga Endesa – the top professional men’s basketball league in Spain.