Friday July 20th, 2012

Deputy commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday night that the NBA 'likely' will sign off on a plan to allow advertising on uniform jerseys, beginning in the 2013-14 season. Ken Berger of tweets the details: The rest of the world has allowed advertising on uniforms for years, but in the U.S. none of the Big Four leagues has jumped in. (MLB has allowed it for season-opening games overseas.) Only MLS has taken advantage of this revenue stream until now, and we imagine that NBA teams will reap significantly greater rewards than their soccer counterparts.

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