76ers coach Doc Rivers concerned how NBA will finish season

If you are just looking at the regular season, Rivers has overseen 943 wins (681 defeats), one behind 10th-placed Bill Fitch. Former Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks and Dallas Mavericks coach Don Nelson – a three-time championship-winning coach – stands alone at the top with 1,335.

Celtics guard Walker set to miss start of NBA season

Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Gordon Hayward and Marcus Smart all played more minutes than Walker, who scored 19.6 points per game in the playoffs as the Celtics reached the Eastern Conference Finals in the NBA bubble in Orlando, eventually losing to the Miami Heat in six games.

Zero positive coronavirus cases recorded in NBA before restart

Zachariah, a 6-2 forward and Deodhar, a 5-7 point guard, will join this high school basketball program based in Wichita, Kansas. Both Zachariah and Deodhar have been part of all the three NBA Academy Women’s Program (May 2018, January 2019 and October 2019) organised in India and the Basketball Without Borders Asia Camp 2018 in […]

NBA Chief Adam Silver Says There Is “No data” to Support Trump, Cruz Claims That Backing BLM Hit TV Ratings

Additionally, with an election looming large on the horizon, Americans paid more attention to politics than to sports. According to Nielsen data, the audience for CNN, Fox News and MSNBC during the first five nights of the NBA Finals surged by 78% to 8.7 million.

China to Broadcast NBA Finals Game 5 After Year-long Blackout, State TV Channel Says

China is one of the biggest overseas markets for the NBA and, according to Forbes, NBA China has grown to be worth over $4 billion after being launched in 2008. In the season before the blackout, the NBA estimated 800 million viewers in China tuned in to watch games.

48 NBA players positive for COVID-19 in first week of league testing

After the coronavirus pandemic temporarily halted the previous NBA season, the league reconvened in a bubble in Disney World in Florida to finish out the year. This season will not be played in a bubble, and will instead have teams traveling across the country and playing home games in their usual home venues.

NBA: 48 Players Positive for Coronavirus as Testing Resumes

“During this pandemic, all this stuff is going to be different this season,” Dallas All-Star Luka Doncic said Tuesday. “Some players might get corona, get sick, not be able to be with the team for 10 days. So, I think that’s going to be a big part — which team is not going to have […]

A cautious start to NBA season, as camps open amid positives

The NBA is working with BioReference — a company that also handled testing in the bubble, at the league’s expense of about $140 per test — for standardized league-wide testing, and that company will likely have personnel traveling with teams this season to handle testing on the road. The league has said that its testing […]

Report: Nets vs. Warriors, Clippers vs. Lakers on NBA opening night

The Warriors will be on your television a lot this season — they have big names that will draw fans to watch with Stephen Curry, Draymond Green, and the No. 2 pick James Wiseman. But they are not the same team without Klay Thompson (out for the season with a torn Achilles). The Nets should […]

Reported NBA Christmas Day games include Mavericks at Lakers, Celtics at Nets

BROOKLYN at BOSTON Kyrie Irving heads back to Boston. These two teams expect to be at the top of the East (along with the Bucks and Heat from the day’s first two games), and it’s an interesting showdown. Kevin Durant and Irving are healthy and with a strong core behind them — Caris LeVert, Spencer […]