NBA season opener will be streamed live in virtual reality for the first time

The NBA is tossing sports fans into the deep end of technology Tuesday night by offering the first game of the season in virtual reality, in realtime.

All you need is a Gear VR headset and you’ll be able to sit down with a beer and a hotdog and enjoy as Stephen Curry and the 2014-2015 champion Golden State Warriors take on the New Orleans Pelicans, all from the comfort of your own living room

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The company facilitating the immersive experience is NextVR, the same one that gave viewers a front seat at the CNN presidential debates last month Read more…

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