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  • Stephen Jackson applauds Michael Thomas for calling out Drew Brees

    Yahoo! Sports "With one answer about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has managed to ignite a firestorm of criticism from all corners of the sports world. Including his own Saints teammates. Several of..." June 03

  • 'Inside the NBA' to Return On Thursday Night

    The Big Lead "One of the many things the global pandemic has robbed us all of is the camaraderie and basketball discussion always on display when Inside the NBAis on TV. The cast will return this Thursday night for a discussion on the events in America over the last week and the newest..." June 03

  • Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Ayesha Curry join Oakland protest

    SF Gate "Stephen and Ayesha Curry joined a peaceful protest against police brutality around Oakland's Lake Merritt on Wednesday afternoon, adding their names to the long list of prominent athletes and celebrities involved in demonstrations in the aftermath of George Floyd's death at the hands of..." June 03

  • Teams most likely to overreact to underachieving in a potentially unprecedented postseason

    NBA.com "While the NBA enters its third month of developing a plan for resuming the 2019-20 season, teams are left preparing for the playoffs and beyond. In every previous season in NBA history, teams have valued the information they get from the playoffs far more than what they got from the..." June 03

  • Promising Youngsters Who Could Be Traded for a Star

    Bleacher Report "Why would an NBA team trade a promising young star? A young, high-upside player on a cost-controlled rookie-scale contract is one of the league's most precious resources. But in a superstar-driven league, most NBA front offices can't afford to be..." June 03

  • NBA Draft Lottery, Combine reportedly set for August

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA is bringing 22 teams to the ESPN Wild World of Sports complex in Orlando to restart the season and head to the playoffs. That will start with eight regular-season games per team, potentially followed by a play-in between the eight and nine seeds (if the ninth-seeded team is..." June 03

  • There Isn't a Good Way to Recreate Homecourt Advantage For Top NBA Seeds

    The Big Lead "It's rightfully quite low on the NBA's list of priorities, but once the games get going again down in Orlando (in whatever format they cook up), it might become apparent that the lack of homecourt advantage will be a detriment to the top seeds. Not so much of a detriment that it will..." June 03

  • How NBA’s Summer Schedule May Work

    Hoops Rumors "With only 22 of 30 teams returning to action this summer and playing just eight games apiece, the NBA will have to revamp the remainder of its regular season schedule. According to Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports (Twitter link), the league’s plan is for teams to continue their previous..." June 03

  • Warriors Have Surprising Point Guard Atop Draft Board

    12 Up "When the 2019-20 NBA season was halted due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, the Golden State Warriors had the league's worst record at 15-50. Assuming that their season is over, they will be the favorites to land the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 Draft. Should that..." June 03

  • New Details on NBA's Return

    Bleacher Report "When NBA Commissioner Adam Silver meets with the Board of Governors on a call Thursday, he will reportedly lay out a 22-team format to resume the 2019-20 season.  Per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the format is expected to include the 16 teams..." June 03

  • Top NBA teams angling for unique advantages in lieu of home court as part of return plan

    Clutch Points "With the NBA looking to resume the current season in a singular neutral venue the rest of the way, some teams have been looking into how this might work against them in terms of having the home-court advantage in the playoffs. Should the league’s bubble idea come into..." June 03

  • Five winners in NBA’s 22-team restart plan

    Pro Basketball Talk "Nothing is set until the owners vote on Thursday, but the NBA seems to have coalesced around this restart plan: Twenty-two teams come to Orlando in mid-July — 13 from the West, nine from the East, all teams within six games of the playoffs when the league hit..." June 03

  • Why the N.B.A. Is Planning on Going to Disney World

    New York Times "Singing pirates and spinning teacups. Mickey Mouse-shaped waffles. Impossibly chipper employees chirping, “Have a magical day.” Stroller gridlock. Pre-eminent sports venue? Walt Disney World is known for many things, but few people would immediately associate it..." June 03

  • Return-to-play discussions reach a moment of truth for the NBA and Adam Silver

    Washington Post "All eyes in the basketball world — from Michael Jordan to LeBron James, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Doc Rivers — turned this weekend to the nationwide protests that followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, who has spent months plotting the..." June 03

  • Jeremy Pargo Garnering Interest From Israeli Team

    Hoops Rumors "Jeremy Pargo is receiving interest from Hapoel Jerusalem of the Israeli Premier League, Ennio Terrasi Borghesan of Sportando reports. " June 03

  • Proposed NBA Plan Would Complete Finals By Oct. 12

    Hoops Rumors "Last week, we heard that the NBA was tentatively circling July 31 on its calendar as a target date for the resumption of the 2019/20 season. Today, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski provides another important detail on the NBA’s proposed timeline, tweeting that the..." June 02

  • Stephen Jackson to George Floyd's Daughter, 'I'll Walk You Down the Aisle One Day'

    TMZ "3:42 PM PT -- Stephen Jackson just made a promise to George Floyd's family -- that he will step in and do everything he can to be a father figure for George's 6-year-old daughter. "I'm gonna be there for her," Jackson said to Floyd's family..." June 02

  • The NBA should cancel the 2019-20 season or it will ruin 2020-21

    Clutch Points "Many of you are not going to like what I have to say: the NBA should cancel the remainder of the 2019-20 campaign. No shortened season. No ridiculous group stage playoff format. No bringing back 20-24 teams instead of all 30. Just eliminate the thing and put it out of its..." June 02

  • National Basketball Coaches Association establishes committee on racial injustice and reform

    ESPN "In describing recent events of "police brutality, racial profiling and the weaponization of racism" as "shameful, inhumane and intolerable," the National Basketball Coaches Association has established a committee on racial injustice and reform to pursue solutions within NBA..." June 02

  • How many teams will make 2020 NBA Playoffs?

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA could resume with 16, 20, 22 or 30 teams. The league is weighing playing more regular-season games, jumping straight to the playoffs, holding a play-in tournament and even drawing for a group stage. The most important thing is finding the proper format for..." June 02

  • Klay Thompson featured in cryptic TiKTok video amid breakup rumors

    New York Post "Add Klay Thompson and Laura Harrier to the list of quarantine breakups. The Warriors shooting guard and the “Hollywood” actress have seemingly called it quits, SportsGossip.com first reported in May, noting the duo has unfollowed one another on social media...." June 02

  • Warriors Reopen Practice Facility

    Hoops Rumors "As the City of San Francisco entered the next phase of its coronavirus reopening plan on Monday, the Warriors moved forward with the opening of their practice facility for voluntary individual workouts, reports Anthony Slater of The Athletic (Twitter link). The Warriors will..." June 01

  • Stephen Jackson 'embracing' new role as vocal leader for George Floyd

    ESPN "When NBA journeyman Stephen Jackson met George Floyd -- a 6-foot-6 former basketball player himself -- for the first time, the resemblance between the two was so striking that both figured they might be related. "The first thing we both say: 'Man, who's your..." June 01

  • NBA’s 22-team format expected to ‘overwhelmingly’ pass in Thursday meeting

    Hot New Hip Hop "Over the past few months, the NBA has been diligently working on plans for a return to the basketball court. The Coronavirus put the season on hold but with cases starting to go down significantly, the league feels as though they can get the rest of the season in through a bubble city..." June 01

  • 3 Ways How Pat Riley And Miami Heat Can Build The One Last Superteam

    Fadeaway World "It is safe to say that no one saw the Miami Heat being this good. After an offseason in which they acquired all-star Jimmy Butler, many looked at them as a team to barely make the playoffs. Now, the Heat currently sit as the 4th seed in the Eastern Conference with a 41-24 record. This..." June 01

  • Stephen Curry wants people to ‘get uncomfortable’ to help enact change

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Steph Curry was one of the first athletes to speak out after George Floyd's death in police custody. The Warriors star posted on Instagram trying to articulate how fed up he is with police violence against African-Americans and the institutional racism that's been..." June 01

  • Small-market teams want greater consideration for NBA's return

    ESPN "Near the end of the NBA's Board of Governors call on Friday, Oklahoma City Thunder owner Clay Bennett delivered an impassioned soliloquy on why the league and owners needed to consider the competitive and financial plights of smaller market teams that could be left out of the..." June 01

  • NBA coaches' association forms committee on racial injustice

    The Score "The National Basketball Coaches Association has established a committee on racial injustice and reform to pursue solutions within NBA cities, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, Golden State Warriors bench boss..." June 01

  • In internal memo, NBA's Adam Silver says racism, police brutality 'cannot be ignored'

    NBA.com "Dear Colleagues,  Like you, I spent the weekend watching the protests around the country over the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. As a league, we share the outrage and offer our sincere condolences to their families and friends. Just as we are fighting a..." June 01

  • How the trust between Adam Silver and Chris Paul will shape the NBA's restart

    ESPN "When speaking with players, coaches, executives, referees and even typically skeptical agents in recent weeks, their display of support for Adam Silver reveals a remarkable building of capital in his six years as NBA commissioner. Under his leadership, the league and its partners have..." June 01

  • Richard Hamilton: Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook, Kyrie Irving want 'no smoke' with prime Derrick Rose

    CBS Sports "To normal people, all NBA players are -- or should be -- held in the highest of athletic regards. But among the players themselves, it doesn't work like that. When you're one of the gifted, you're not easily impressed, let alone awestruck by your garden variety 40-inch vertical..." June 01

  • Top 5 Best Destinations For Carmelo Anthony Next Season

    Fadeaway World "It’s been a while since Carmelo Anthony got the respect he’s due. His game may not be perfectly suited for modern basketball but he’s one of the most prolific scorers in NBA history and still has enough left in the tank. Anthony’s not likely going to be that..." May 31

  • Steve Kerr finds unique way to compare Stephen Curry to Michael Jordan

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Three championships. Two NBA MVP awards. But what is Steph Curry's defining moment? Warriors coach Steve Kerr only needed three words to answer that question.  "All of them," Kerr said Friday on 95.7 The Game's "Damon, Ratto &..." May 31

  • The Best Point Guard Of Every NBA Decade

    Fadeaway World "You need an elite point guard on your team if you want to have a shot at contention. A guy that knows how to break down and pick apart defenses with his playmaking and that knows how to get everybody else involved. The league has seen some pretty talented playmakers since its dawn...." May 31

  • 5 Biggest Brain-Farts in Modern NBA History

    Bleacher Report "Every NBA fan knows the feeling. You've jumped off the couch, maybe spilling a beverage in the process. Your hands are on your head. Your mouth is open—either stuck in disbelief or still bellowing out, "WHAT ARE YOU DOING?!" You've just seen a mental..." May 31

  • Steve Kerr blasts VP Mike Pence over protest tweet: 'How do you have the gall to say this?'

    USA Today "On Friday, as protests erupted around the country following the killing of George Floyd, Vice President Mike Pence sent a tweet decrying the protests. But he followed it with a tweet that said, in part: “We will always stand for the right of Americans to peacefully..." May 30

  • NBA board of governors expected to approve Adam Silver's restart plan Thursday

    ESPN "The NBA is planning a Thursday vote of the league's board of governors -- with owners expected to approve commissioner Adam Silver's recommendation on a format to restart the season in Orlando, Florida, sources tell ESPN. The NBA has been examining several plans for a return..." May 30

  • NBA players react to Donald Trump’s comments about Minnesota protest, CNN reporter arrest

    Clutch Points "A bevy of NBA players have reacted to the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder and the consequent Twitter comments from President Donald Trump, which have drawn plenty of ire. Ayesha Curry, wife of Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, took major issue with..." May 29

  • NBA owners to approve return-to-play plan on Thursday; 22 teams may be invited

    Yardbarker "On Friday afternoon, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported the NBA was targeting July 31 as its return-to-play date amid the coronavirus pandemic, and also that it was unlikely all 30 teams would participate in the season's completion.  ESPN's Adrian..." May 29

  • Players Oppose Going Straight To Postseason When Play Resumes

    Hoops Rumors "Appearing on ESPN’s SportsCenter on Friday (video link), Ramona Shelburne reported that NBA players she has spoken to are opposed to the idea of advancing directly to the postseason when the league resumes play. “The one thing that they really don’t want to do is go..." May 29

  • NBA Discussed 4 Restart Scenarios on Board of Governors Call

    Bleacher Report "The NBA Board of Governors reportedly discussed four return-to-play scenarios during a conference call Friday amid the coronavirus pandemic. Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic reported details. NBA commissioner Adam Silver also informed owners the league is targeting..." May 29

  • How NBA can play out season at Disney sports complex in Florida

    USA Today "It may be a small world after all for the NBA if it is going to resume play this summer. The league is finalizing plans to play out the 2019-20 season at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida in late..." May 29

  • LeBron James, Kevin Durant And Stephen Curry Are Amongst The Highest Paid Athletes In Professional Sports

    Fadeaway World "The NBA has come a long way since its inception in 1946. After decades of stars and teams doing their thing on the basketball court, the league has grown in popularity to the point where it has become one of the most successful and widely-followed sports on the globe. This success has..." May 29

  • NBA targeting July 31 return

    The Score "In a conference call with the NBA's board of governors on Friday, commissioner Adam Silver informed teams that July 31 is a target date for a return to play, sources told The Athletic's Shams Charania. The NBA season has been on hiatus since March 11 due to the COVID-19..." May 29

  • Vast majority of NBA General managers want expanded playoff format

    Sportsnaut "The NBA Board of Governors is expected to meet at some point Friday. While a final determination on the resumption of the 2019-20 season is not expected until next week, this is a big first step. The season has been suspended since all the way back on March 11 after..." May 29

  • Coronavirus exposes NBA’s late-season tanking wasteland

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Knicks won one game – one game! – in all of March 2019. So, they certainly proved their losing bona fides entering an April Fool’s Day matchup with the Bulls. But Chicago had a perfect counter: A starting lineup of Walt Lemon, Wayne Selden, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot..." May 29

  • 75% of NBA GMs Prefer Play-in Tournament over World Cup-Style Format

    Bleacher Report "The vast majority of NBA general managers reportedly favor a "playoffs-plus" format featuring a play-in tournament by teams near the bottom of the postseason picture instead of a World Cup-style group stage. According to Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer,..." May 29

  • Board of governors to propose moving free agency ahead of NBA Draft

    Clutch Points "As the NBA grapples with how best to resume the 2019-20 season, it is also concerned with how the coronavirus pandemic will impact next year. Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer reported the draft is expected to be held sometime in September. Pompey also..." May 28

  • No perfect solution to structure potential NBA restart

    TSN "The NBA should have its hands full in the coming days. As the league progresses towards a plan to resume the 2019-20 season – likely at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, beginning late July or early August – they’ve got the unenviable task of trying to..." May 28

  • NBA owners won't vote on season return on Friday's league call

    The Score "NBA commissioner Adam Silver has informed teams that there will not be a formal vote on any plan to resume the 2019-20 season during Friday's scheduled conference call with the league's board of governors, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. There appears to be..." May 28