The Explosion of NBA Top Shot

Have you ever been watching your favorite team in a big game, jumped out of your seat as the star player hits the game winning shot, and thought, “I wish I could own that moment”? Yeah, I’ve never thought that either – but now with NBA Top Shot that thought may be a reality. If […]

Raptors receive Team Sponsorship Activation of Year Award

The Raptors received the Team Sponsorship Activation of the Year Award at the NBA Summer Meetings last week in Las Vegas. The NBA invited each team in the league to submit its best activations from the 2014-2015 season. From there, a collective group of team presidents and league executives voted for the best activation that met […]

Michael Jordan’s High School Gets a Makeover

30 years ago marks the birth of one of the most revolutionary brands in basketball history: Nike and Michael Jordan’s “Air Jordan.” One of the defining elements of Jordan’s celebrated success story is the fact that he got cut from his Varsity basketball team his sophomore year in high school. But Jordan is the farthest […]

King vs. Common Man – Faces of the NBA Finals

LeBron James and Stephen Curry couldn’t be more different. As the two most prominent faces in today’s game, the 2015 Finals matchup is perfect for the NBA. LeBron and Steph provide entertainment on the court and huge marketability off, both in very different ways. Who would your company choose to endorse? Which endorsement would provide […]

Sponsorship Activation – 2.17.15

The 2015 NBA All-Star game brought together a variety of different brands for activations surrounding All-Star Weekend. Sponsors of the different events included Nike, Kia, Gatorade, State Farm, Cîroc among others.  Let’s take a look at a few of this past weekend’s activations.    State Farm: The Insurance agency played off of its already popular “Born to Assist” campaign by […]

Comparing Sponsorship Impact for Major U.S. Sports Leagues

Blog Series:  Comparing Sponsorship Impact for Major U.S. Sports LeaguesFocus:  Purchase Influence Over the next several months, I will be revealing some analytical insights surrounding the effectiveness and impact of sponsorships across the major sports leagues in the US (i.e., NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and MLS). These insights will focus on metrics such as awareness, […]

Sponsorship Activation Monday – 1.26.15

Each Monday, we will share some great activation practices throughout the sports and entertainment landscape. This blog will serve as a space to highlight innovative ideas and campaigns. Want to have your idea or campaign featured? Send us a note on Twitter at @Navigate_Res.  This week we take a look at a safe-driving promotion around the […]


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