Jr. NBA Global Championship Returns to Fox Sports
Tournament features boys’ and girls’ basketball teams from around the world
The second Jr. NBA Global Championship will return to the airwaves of Fox Sports. The tournament, a youth basketball tournament for the top 13- and 14-year-old boys’ and girls’ teams from around the world, is set to take place at Walt Disney World Tuesday, Aug. 6 – Sunday, Aug. 11.
Fox Sports will air 16 games throughout the week, totaling 24 hours of programming across Fox, FS1, and FS2, including the girls’ and boys’ Global Championship games on Aug. 11 at 3:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET, respectively, on Fox.
All games will be telecast live and simulcast on FOXSports.com as well as the Fox Sports app.
Eight-time NBA All-Star Vince Carter, YES Network’s lead Brooklyn Nets game analyst Sarah Kustok, and college-basketball analyst Donny Marshall will provide commentary for the event for the second consecutive year.
Play-by-play announcer Mark Followill returns courtside, with the addition of versatile broadcaster Brian Custer; Noah Eagle will serve as a reporter, and Charissa Thompson will once again anchor a live pregame show from Orlando.