NBA latest daily news and trade rumors: Celtics, Thunder
Teeing off today’s NBA news and rumors is SportsPro Media, which confirms the speculation that East West Bank has agreed a three-year deal with the NBA’s Houston Rockets until the end of the 2014/15 NBA season.
East West Bank will be given rights to showcase official branding material at the Rockets’ Houston Toyota Center, which is the second of the Rockets East Asian captures after the signing of Jeremy Lin from New York Knicks.
Moving on to Sacramento and the Kings are going through a transitional period for sponsorship, owing to major sponsors pulling away from long-term deals with the NBA franchise.
Kobie Bryant is back in the news this week, it seems as though Turkish national air carrier, Turkish Airlines (THY) want the Lakers superstar to be the face of their operation for another two years.
As announced today on Anadolu AgencyTurkish Airlines (THY) has extended a deal with NBA sensation Kobie Bryant until the end of 2014.
As published on A Royal Pain, sponsors Carl’s Junior, Sutter Health, and Sleep Train have all decided it’s time to disassociate themselves with the Kings and find more suitable advertising opportunities elsewhere.
Meanwhile, the Oklahoma City Thunder which already has Russell Westbrook, Eric Maynor and Reggie Jackson under contract for the coming NBA 2012/13 schedule, are in need of a point guard.