NBA
JIMMY Butler finally has to take his business elsewhere.There will be no more coffee customers with the bubble closing down, though he kept it open far longer than expected with some of the most inspired NBA Finals play seen in years. ...
Oct 12, 2020
NBA
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
ON SATURDAY, the Denver Nuggets will face the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 2009.A lot has changed since these two teams last played for a spot in the Finals, starting with the 2019- ...
Sep 18, 2020
PBA
THE PBA declined to divulge how much it will be spending to put up the bubble at Clark City in Pampanga for the restart of the season.PBA board chairman Ricky Vargas was mum when asked about the financial cost, except to ...
Sep 17, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - A small number of protesters carrying signs and shouting into megaphones blocked at least two buses chartered by the NBA from briefly from entering the Walt Disney World campus on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), with the group ...
Sep 13, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Doc Rivers is fully aware of the adage that says the hardest games to win in the NBA are the ones where one team can end another's season.He'd like to amend that theory." ...
Sep 13, 2020
NBA
DANUEL House has been sent packing and will be out for the remainder of the NBA season.An NBA investigation found the Houston Rockets forward received an unauthorized guest in his room in the league's Florida campus, breaking coronavirus safety protocols." ...
Sep 12, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Denver coach Michael Malone spent his 60th day inside the NBA bubble at Walt Disney World on Friday (Saturday, Manila time), and he'd like two things known.One, he misses his family.Two, he doesn' ...
Sep 5, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Tyson Chandler figured sitting on the bench was better than sitting on the couch.He waited almost until the last minute before deciding he would join his Houston Rockets teammates for the restart. He was bored at home ...
Sep 2, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Fred VanVleet hadn't seen his family in more than two months.With his Toronto Raptors coming off a bad playoff loss, their long-awaited reunion was a great way to cheer him up.Players began reuniting with ...
Sep 1, 2020
NBA
NEW ORLEANS - Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram has been named the NBA's most improved player in a season that saw him bounce back from a life-altering blood clot and a trade from the team that drafted him second overall in 2016. ...
Sep 1, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Dallas Mavericks center Kristaps Porzingis will miss Game Five of a first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers because of right knee soreness.It will be the second straight game the 7-foot-3 Latvian is ...
Aug 26, 2020
NBA
MORE than any other sport, the cream of the NBA assuredly rises to the top in the playoffs.This, of course, is a postseason unlike any other.No fans. No home-court advantage. Everyone hunkered down in the same place.Will a ...
Aug 22, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The Lakers and Bucks exited practice Wednesday to palm trees around them and sunny skies overhead.The weather is good at Walt Disney World. The service is great. The setting seems ideal.For the best NBA teams, it' ...
Aug 20, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The NBA is into the postseason without having any confirmed coronavirus cases among players inside the bubble at Walt Disney World.The league and the National Basketball Players Association announced on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) that none of ...
Aug 20, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The teams that didn't get invited to Walt Disney World now have instructions on how they can get back to basketball - in their own bubbles.The NBA and National Basketball Players Association finalized an agreement on ...
Aug 19, 2020
NBA
RUI Hachimura just wrapped up his rookie year - and it was a rough one for his Washington Wizards, who yet again missed the playoffs - but he knows enough to recognize the biggest two reasons to have at least a modicum of hope ...
Aug 16, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Portland's Damian Lillard has been unanimously selected as the top player of the NBA's seeding games at Walt Disney World, after averaging a league-best 37.6 points in the eight games.Phoenix' ...
Aug 16, 2020
PBA
NLEX coach Yeng Guiao has enough confidence in the closed circuit system the PBA is implementing as part of its strict health protocols once teams begin to grind out with their respective workouts.He's not discounting either going through the same ...
Aug 15, 2020
PBA
IF coach Tim Cone will have his way, he wants the PBA to adopt the bubble concept once it restarts the season.It has worked so far with the NBA, so it will likely work, too, for Asia's first ever professional ...
Aug 12, 2020
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