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# nba - Friday 26 June, 2020

16 NBA players have tested positive for Covid-19

The 2019-20 season is due to resume in a “bubble” quarantine setting next month.

# nba - Saturday 20 June, 2020

NBA set dates for return - reports

Under the plans, the finals will be staged at Disneyland in October.

# nba - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

NBA intends to dock pay of players who skip next month's restart in Florida NBA

NBA intends to dock pay of players who skip next month's restart in Florida

On top of coronavirus fears, many players feel they ought to sit out the restarted season as a protest against police killings.

# nba - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Michael Jordan and Jordan brand pledge $100m in fight for racial equality

Basketball great ‘committed to protecting and improving the lives of Black people’.

# nba - Thursday 4 June, 2020

We're going to Disney World! NBA reveals plans to finish 2020 season

Under the NBA’s proposals, the league would resume on 31 July.

# nba - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Leading NBA coach dismisses Donald Trump as 'fool'

Gregg Popovich has called out the US president for a lack of leadership in the face of nationwide unrest.

# nba - Monday 1 June, 2020

'We have had enough' - Jordan among sports stars calling for justice over George Floyd death

Lewis Hamilton also slammed Formula One for failing to speak out against racism.

# nba - Monday 25 May, 2020

NBA great Patrick Ewing released from hospital

The New York Knicks legend is recovering from Covid-19.

# nba - Friday 22 May, 2020

Hall of Fame NBA coach dies aged 78 RIP

Hall of Fame NBA coach dies aged 78

Jerry Sloan, who guided the Utah Jazz for 23 seasons, also featured on The Last Dance documentary.

# nba - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

TV Wrap - In The Last Dance, Jordan's political silence is another emblem of the 1990s

Were he playing the game today, Jordan might not be afforded the chance to stay silent and say that “Republicans buy sneakers too”.

# nba - Friday 1 May, 2020

LeBron: Lakers ready to play despite call to cancel NBA

The Lakers superstar refuted claims the season would be scrapped.

# nba - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know the career of Michael Jordan?

Jordan’s career is the focus of the eagerly-awaited ‘The Last Dance’ series that landed this week.

# nba - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Lakers great Kobe Bryant posthumously inducted into Hall of Fame

‘We wish he was here with us to celebrate, but it’s definitely the peak of his NBA career,’ his wife Vanessa said.

# nba - Friday 20 March, 2020

Celtics star Smart and two LA Lakers test positive for Covid-19 NBA

Celtics star Smart and two LA Lakers test positive for Covid-19

Marcus Smart revealed his diagnosis via social media.

# nba - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Kevin Durant among 4 Brooklyn Nets players diagnosed with COVID-19

He confirmed to The Athletic website he had tested positive for the virus.

# nba - Monday 16 March, 2020

CDC recommendation suggests lengthy sports shut-down

The NBA and other major sports leagues in the United States could be idle for longer than initially anticipated.

# nba - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Contrite Gobert pledges $500k after Covid-19 diagnosis

The French star had performatively touched all microphones in front of him to make light of the coronavirus prevention measures.

Mavericks and Suns go ahead with postponed NBA match - on e-sports stream Shutdown This post contains videos

Mavericks and Suns go ahead with postponed NBA match - on e-sports stream

Is this the immediate future of sports?

# nba - Friday 13 March, 2020

NBA stars chip in with $100,000 each for support staff at their respective teams' home venues

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kevin Love have come up big for staff at the Bucks and Cavs’ home arenas amid the suspension of the NBA season.

NBA season won't resume for 'at least' 30 days - Commissioner

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver revealed he expected the season not to resume for at least a month.

# nba - Thursday 12 March, 2020

NBA suspended after Utah Jazz player tests positive for coronavirus

The NBA became the latest major sporting league to take measures to curb the spread of the virus as it called a halt to action.

# nba - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Nets stun LeBron's Lakers as Celtics clinch playoffs spot NBA This post contains videos

Nets stun LeBron's Lakers as Celtics clinch playoffs spot

Tuesday saw the Los Angeles Lakers fall as the Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets and Boston Celtics won.

# nba - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Nuggets hand Giannis-less Bucks third straight loss, Raptors roar NBA

Nuggets hand Giannis-less Bucks third straight loss, Raptors roar

The slumping Milwaukee Bucks lost again, while defending champions the Toronto Raptors topped the Utah Jazz on Monday.

# nba - Saturday 7 March, 2020

LeBron James becomes third player in NBA history to score 34,000 points

The LA Lakers star improved his career points haul against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday.

# nba - Friday 6 March, 2020

Steph Curry drops 23 points on comeback from four-month injury lay-off NBA This post contains videos

Steph Curry drops 23 points on comeback from four-month injury lay-off

The Golden State Warriors were beaten by the Toronto Raptors on Curry’s return.

# nba - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Milwaukee Bucks rebound from loss by crushing Indiana Pacers

The win takes the league leaders to 53 wins and nine losses this season.

# nba - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Anthony Davis goes big as Los Angeles Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers NBA This post contains videos

Anthony Davis goes big as Los Angeles Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers

LeBron James contributed 22 points en route to the victory.

# nba - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Miami magic downs Giannis' high-flying Bucks, Harden excels but Rockets fall to shock defeat Heating Up This post contains videos

Miami magic downs Giannis' high-flying Bucks, Harden excels but Rockets fall to shock defeat

Heat locked down Giannis, while RJ Barrett led the New York Knicks past Houston.

# nba - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

'The kid is special' - LeBron outduels Zion as Lakers claim sixth straight win NBA

'The kid is special' - LeBron outduels Zion as Lakers claim sixth straight win

A season-high 40 points from LeBron James helped the Los Angeles Lakers extend their winning streak in the NBA.

# nba - Monday 24 February, 2020

Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant Memorial This post contains videos

Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant

Shaquille O’Neal also spoke while Beyonce performed at a memorial event held at the Staples Centre.

LeBron James leads Lakers over Celtics in thriller

While the Los Angeles team won by just two points, the Toronto Raptors scored a team-high 46-point victory against the Indiana Pacers.

# nba - Friday 21 February, 2020

Philadelphia need overtime to see off Brooklyn and maintain impressive home run

Joel Embiid scored 39 points in the Sixers’ overtime victory.

# nba - Monday 17 February, 2020

'We'll never see another player like Kobe' - Bryant honoured as Team LeBron win NBA All-Star game More Than A Game This post contains videos

'We'll never see another player like Kobe' - Bryant honoured as Team LeBron win NBA All-Star game

Kawhi Leonard was awarded the new Kobe Bryant MVP award.

# nba - Saturday 15 February, 2020

'I don't think it was me' - NBA rookie breaks backboard of the net after powerful dunk Nothing But Net This post contains videos

'I don't think it was me' - NBA rookie breaks backboard of the net after powerful dunk

The rim was left askew after the New Orleans Pelicans player threw down a pass.

# nba - Friday 14 February, 2020

Clippers' George fined $35k for post-game comments, Zion drops 32 in career high NBA

Clippers' George fined $35k for post-game comments, Zion drops 32 in career high

Paul George’s comments about NBA officials proved costly as he was penalised on Thursday.

# nba - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Raptors' 15-game winning streak ended, Giannis-less Bucks fall and LeBron stars Wrap This post contains videos

Raptors' 15-game winning streak ended, Giannis-less Bucks fall and LeBron stars

The defending NBA champions finally lost on another busy night of NBA action.

# nba - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Zion soars to 31, Simmons helps 76ers see off Clippers Career High This post contains videos

Zion soars to 31, Simmons helps 76ers see off Clippers

The Pelicans’ number one draft pick is in sensational form after recovering from a nightmare knee injury.

# nba - Saturday 8 February, 2020

'It cost us the f*****g game': Damian Lillard furious as late missed call denies Blazers NBA This post contains videos

'It cost us the f*****g game': Damian Lillard furious as late missed call denies Blazers

Late no-call hands Utah Jazz controversial 117-114 win.

# nba - Friday 7 February, 2020

Team LeBron and Team Giannis pick squads for NBA All-Star Game NBA

Team LeBron and Team Giannis pick squads for NBA All-Star Game

In last night’s action, Russell Westbrook scored 41 points as the Houston Rockets defeated the LA Lakers 121-11

# nba - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

LeBron inspires Lakers against Spurs, Bucks win again

The Milwaukee Bucks took down the New Orleans Pelicans before the Los Angeles Lakers beat the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday.

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