NBA working with Obama on global basketball project, deputy commissioner says
05 June 2019 | 11:43 am
Mark Tatum, deputy commissioner and chief operating officer of the National Basketball Association, discusses the NBA's international appeal, former President Barack Obama's passion for basketball and the growth of the sports-betting industry with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and Jon Erlichman on "Bloomberg Markets."
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