NBA STATEMENT ON DISNEY FOOD ‘During the required quarantine period when teams first arrive to the NBA Campus at Orlando, meals are delivered directly to hotel rooms. Each of the 22 NBA teams were paired with a Disney culinary team, who meets with each NBA team’s nutritionists regularly to create menus to support specific team […]
It was not known if the protesters were able to be seen by any players. At least one of the buses carrying players from the Los Angeles Lakers-Houston Rockets game Saturday night had left the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex before the first protest was noticed.
Sep 7, 2020; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA; Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker (8) reacts before game five of the second round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs against the Toronto Raptors at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
A host of players—including Los Angeles Lakers guard Avery Bradley and Washington Wizards forward David Bertans—have already announced plans to skip the remainder of the season, citing either concerns of coronavirus or the desire to avoid injuries ahead of free agency.
“If you paint ‘BLM’ on the court, you have lost this Utah Jazz fan for life,” the fan replied to a tweet from Jazz’s G-League affiliate Salt Lake City Stars, in which the team promoted an auction whose proceeds will go towards the Racial Equity and Inclusion Fund.
Paul George of the Clippers drives the ball against Gary Harris of the Nuggets during Game Three of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on Sept. 7, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Getty Images)
Rajon Rondo of the Lakers drives the ball against James Harden of the Rockets during Game Three of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on Sept. 8, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Getty Images)
Another interesting point in what Silver said was the acknowledgement that some players may choose not to go to the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex for the restart of the season. A group of players, led by Kyrie Irving, has made it clear in recent days that they want their colleagues to think about […]
If this was the end of D’Antoni’s time with the Rockets, he’ll be leaving with some strong numbers. Houston went 217-101 in his four regular seasons with the team — a .682 winning percentage. This season was his “worst,” at .611. He’s gone 28-23 in the playoffs with Houston and was the NBA’s coach of […]
The Rockets’ third-quarter surge was, predictably, sparked by the 3-point shot. Houston went 9-of-13 from deep in the third quarter alone. That included a four-point play by Robert Covington to cut the Lakers’ lead to 80-79 with 5:07 left in the period, and another 3 by Covington to give the Rockets an 82-80 lead.