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MIAMI - The NBA should be worried about this weekend, and that has nothing to do with holding an All-Star Game during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.It's about when players won't be in Atlanta.If everyone plays by ...
Mar 2, 2021
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PHOENIX - Hall of Fame basketball player and longtime NBA and college coach Paul Westphal died on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) at the age of 70:"There may be just a handful of people who have as much influence and significance on the ...
Jan 3, 2021
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THE NBA is pressing the panic button in its hopes to start the next season before Christmas.Commissioner Adam Silver said the league and its players are "running out of time" to agree on a December 22 tipoff, which would require teams ...
Nov 3, 2020
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THIS year's NBA Draft on November 18 is set to be held virtually in ESPN's studios in Bristol, Connecticut.ESPN reported the development, saying commissioner Adam Silver will announce the picks for the first round, before deputy commissioner Mark Tatum ...
Oct 23, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The season's first big development came with the Los Angeles Lakers on a long road trip, in a place with very restrictive rules. The season's last big development came with the Lakers on a ...
Oct 13, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The bubble hasn't burst.And the finish line is in sight.NBA Commissioner Adam Silver acknowledges that he had doubts if this was even possible. So did many players. Racial injustice protests were happening around the ...
Oct 8, 2020
ADAM Silver addressed how the planned Tokyo Olympics next summer could affect next season's NBA calendar.He said an in-season stoppage to accommodate the games would be considered, but sounded most dubious about the chance of that happening."We&# ...
Oct 3, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - NBA commissioner Adam Silver reiterated that the league's hope is to begin next season with teams in their home arenas and with fans in the seats, though cautioned that there are still numerous unknowns to work through ...
Oct 1, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) that his "best guess" is that next season will not start until at least January, plus acknowledged that the later-than-usual schedule could mean top US men&# ...
Sep 23, 2020
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ACKNOWLEDGING that no option would have been risk-free during a pandemic, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) that the concern shared by the league and its players surrounding next month's restart of the season is rising ...
Jun 27, 2020
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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
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