NBA takes a different tack than NFL, won't allow sports betting ads on team uniforms

Sep 30, 2021

The NBA is not yet willing to allow its teams to sell jersey patch ads to betting companies – unlike the NHL.

“We have restrictions because we see what happens internationally,’’ said the NBA’s Senior VP of Fantasy and Gaming Scott Kaufman-Ross, during Wednesday’s Sports Capital Symposium. “Italy and Spain are markets where there’s full prohibitions on all sports betting advertising. The UK has a whistle-to-whistle ban. We’ve seen reports: it’s coming that they’re going to have to take the brands off the shirts.

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