We hear that Time Warner’s (TWX) Turner cable unit is making a play to run the NBA’s TV and web operations, currently based in New York and Secaucus, NJ, and move them to Turner HQ in Atlanta. Turner already owns a stake in NBA TV, and handles distribution for the league’s cable channel. Two NBA sources say that the two sides have been talking about the move for a while, but as far as we can tell, nothing’s been decided yet: Update: Last month BusinessWeek predicted that “the NBA is expected to announce it has hired Turner to run its Web site and cable channel.” Have more info? Please contact us at [email protected]
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