AOL hoops it up with NBA, WNBA


America Online (AOL) has reached a multiyear deal with the National Basketball Association and the Women's National Basketball Association.

The new agreement covers extensive promotions of and on AOL properties as well as on-air promotion of AOL during NBA on TNT, NBA on TBS and WNBA game telecasts.

Plans include a basketball fantasy game to be developed by AOL and the use of AOL Instant Messenger by and Terms of the deal were not disclosed.