Starting next season, it will be possible to watch all Phoenix Suns and Mercury WNBA games absolutely free.
This could be a significant change in the way sports events are broadcast. According to US network ESPN, the games will be shown live on local television and online absolutely free, requiring only registration.
The contract binding the Suns to the Bally Sports Arizona chain since 2003 has not been renewed.
According to the team, which will lose millions of dollars annually, the games could reach up to 2.8 million viewers, instead of the 800,000 subscribers to the paid channel.
The Suns have one of the best groups of players in the NBA, including Kevin Durant, Devin Booker and Chris Paul. According to new team owner Mat Ishbia, “We are not focused on the money. We focus on wins, success, caring for fans and the community. »