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NBA League Pass To Offer Live Game Access Via Social Media

NBA League Pass subscribers to can access live games from league Twitter and Facebook posts, the league said Friday.

NBA posts to Twitter and Facebook will feature a link to the NBA App which will take subscribers of the league’s out-of-market package straight to a live game, according to network officials.

All NBA fans will have access to the new feature as part of the NBA League Pass free trial launching opening night Oct. 27 and running through Nov. 3.

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