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CHICAGO - A chewing gum bubble bursts. Financial bubbles crash.And soap bubbles rinse.That's just the nature of anything with a vacuum.With the first phase of the scheduled NBA reopening already in progress - the Toronto Raptors are scheduled to ...
Jun 22, 2020
IT'S been three months and a few days since Adam Silver pulled the plug on NBA games, the first domino in a long row of events to fall to the COVID-19 pandemic.Enough time for Silver and leaders of other ...
Jun 18, 2020
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to the league's staffers Sunday night (Monday, Manila time) to address the latest racial tensions in the country, sparked most recently by the death last week of a black man who was in ...
Jun 1, 2020
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THE NBA Board of Governors met again without a consensus opinion emerging on how many teams should be back on the floor for the planned late-July resumption of the pandemic-interrupted season, three people familiar with details of the call said ...
May 30, 2020
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SOMETHING is finally clear in the uncertain NBA: Players believe they're going to play games again this season.The obvious questions - How? Where? When? - remain unanswered. Testing, part of the new normal of this coronavirus era, will be a major ...
May 22, 2020
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MIAMI - A person familiar with the results of poll of NBA players taken by their union says there would be "overwhelming" support for any plan that has this season resuming in a safe way amid the coronavirus pandemic.The poll conducted by ...
May 13, 2020
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THE coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has pushed back all incoming NBA events from the remainder of the regular season to the playoffs, and beyond.Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported on Friday, Manila time there's a chance the next NBA season won' ...
May 1, 2020
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MIAMI - NBA players will be allowed to return to team training facilities starting on Friday (Saturday, Manila time), provided that their local governments do not have a stay-at-home order prohibiting such movement still in place as part of the response ...
Apr 26, 2020
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COMMISSIONER Adam Silver said it remains impossible for the NBA to make any decisions about whether to resume this season and that it is unclear when that will change.But in a clear sign that at least some of the 259 remaining ...
Apr 18, 2020
US President Donald Trump reportedly introduced a 200-person panel that he will consult on restarting the economy that's hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.Aside from commercial, medical, and political figures, the advisory group called the Great American Economic ...
Apr 16, 2020
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NBA players will receive their full checks when the next payday for most of them arrives on April 15 despite no games having been played for more than a month at that point.The league gave teams the directive on Thursday (Friday, ...
Apr 10, 2020
WHILE the world wrestles with the coronavirus pandemic, the three biggest US-based sports leagues currently affected by the crisis are trying to figure out if, how and where games can be safely played again this year.The NBA, NHL and Major ...
Apr 9, 2020
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver is bracing for several more weeks of uncertainty about the remainder of this halted season, revealing Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time) that he does not expect the league will be able to decide anything until at least May. ...
Apr 7, 2020
PRESIDENT Donald Trump met by phone with many US pro sports leaders on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) to discuss how that industry has been affected by the global coronavirus pandemic, saying he was looking forward to the resumption of competitions "as soon ...
Apr 5, 2020
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver finds himself almost constantly looking at financial numbers and projections. And like the rest of a world that is dealing with the seismic effects of the coronavirus pandemic, he still isn't sure how bad things will ...
Mar 22, 2020
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IT has been just one week.That's all. Just one full week since Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, just one full week since the NBA became the first of the North American pro sports leagues ...
Mar 20, 2020
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THE NBA is considering an idea where some players would be quarantined or isolated for purposes of being able to compete against one another and provide basketball fans with some sort of diversion from the coronavirus pandemic.NBA Commissioner Adam Silver revealed ...
Mar 19, 2020
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MIAMI - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) that the league's hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic will likely last at least a month, or roughly what would have been the remainder of an uninterrupted regular season." ...
Mar 13, 2020
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CHICAGO - The NBA and USA Basketball are still considering playing in China later this year, though the complexities of both the political rift caused by a tweet last fall and the ongoing health concerns in the world's most populous country ...
Feb 16, 2020
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NEW YORK - David Stern, the basketball-loving lawyer who took the NBA around the world during 30 years as its longest-serving commissioner and oversaw its growth into a global powerhouse, died on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time). He was 77.Stern suffered ...
Jan 2, 2020
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