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LaMelo Ball, the No. 1 prospect in the 2020 NBA Draft, reportedly purchases Australian NBL team with manager

April 2, 2020 LaMelo Ball and his manager, Jermaine Jackson, have purchased his Australian NBL team, the Illawarra Hawks. Despite that meteoric rise as an NBA prospect, Ball has long been considered a basketball phenom. Before going overseas to play for the NBL as part of the league’s Next Stars program, Ball, in 2017 as a high […]

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ESPN Fans Anticipate The Michael Jordan Documentary

March 31, 2020 What is ‘The Last Dance’? The documentary will feature behind-the-scenes footage from Jordan’s final season with the Chicago Bulls that ended with his sixth NBA championship in an NBA Finals victory over the Utah Jazz in 1998. Many have pointed to a highly anticipated Michael Jordan documentary slated to air on ESPN as a respite, calling […]

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NBA: Madison Square Garden Establish MSG Relief Fund For Employees

March 28, 2020 Madison Square Garden has established a relief fund to provide financial assistance to employees while also committing to paying qualified venue employees through at least May 3, per correspondence sent out Friday night, The Post has confirmed. The MSG Relief Fund was established with a $1 million donation from the Madison Square […]

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Two Unnamed Los Angeles Lakers Players Tested Positive For COVID-19

March 20, 2020 On March 11, NBA commissioner Adam Silver suspended the 2019-20 season after Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell tested positive for the coronavirus. While Christian Wood later tested positive, there were major concerns after Kevin Durant and three of his Brooklyn Nets teammates did as well. With the Los Angeles Lakers playing the Nets last before the 30-day suspension, players were tested […]

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National Basketball League Headlines News & Notes

March 9, 2020 After the Brooklyn Nets lost to the Memphis Grizzlies at home by 39 points, a team meeting took place and Spencer Dinwiddie and DeAndre Jordan were reportedly called out by their teammates, according to The Athletic. Former head coach Kenny Atkinson wanted to have an airing of grievances. The Nets and Atkinson mutually parted ways on Saturday, while Jordan was inserted […]

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NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS Closing Locker Rooms Amid Coronavirus Scare

March 9, 2020 The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are closing access to locker rooms and clubhouses to all non-essential personnel in response to the coronavirus crisis. The leagues said they made the decision “after consultation with infectious disease and public health experts.” The NBA, in a call with teams earlier […]

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Kawhi Leonard Has 25 Points, Clippers Rout Rockets 120-105

March 5, 2020 Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the Los Angeles Clippers rolled over the Houston Rockets 120-105 on Thursday night for their sixth straight victory. Ivica Zubac had his best performance of the season, routinely rolling to the basket for uncontested dunks. Zubac had a season-high with 14 points in the first half, and […]