Month: October 2020

11:52 PM ET New details about the midnight phone call from the president of the National Basketball Players Association, Chris Paul, to the former President of the United States, Barack Obama, that helped save the NBA season have surfaced. Appearing as a guest on LeBron James‘ barbershop-themed talk show “The Shop,” which aired Friday on
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11:17 PM ET After pushing back a deadline until next Friday that would allow for the NBA to serve notice on termination of the collective bargaining agreement in the wake of the pandemic, the league and the National Basketball Players Association are running short on time to agree on starting the NBA’s season before Christmas.
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7:29 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon said that he “absolutely” expects Friday’s deadline for the NBA or the National Basketball Players Association to opt out of the collective bargaining agreement to be pushed back, as both sides work through several issues before returning to play for the 2020-21 season. Brogdon, an
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After a few days on the open market, Doc Rivers is now the new head coach for the Philadelphia 76ers. Earlier this week, an NBA head coaching market that was rich before got even more lucrative, as Doc Rivers entered the fray. Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers mutually parted ways after the team’s shocking
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HOUSTON, TX – JULY 13: Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey listens as Dwight Howard is officially introduced as a Houston Rocket during a press conference on July 13, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) Yankees will consider bringing Lance Lynn back to the Bronx by Rucker Haringey The 76ers are reportedly
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Sam Cassell is reportedly set to follow Doc Rivers to the Philadelphia 76ers after losing out on the Clippers head coaching gig. After he was passed over for the LA Clippers head coaching position, assistant coach Sam Cassell will leave the organization. Los Angeles’ loss is the Philadelphia 76ers‘ gain. As expected, Cassell will follow
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5:01 PM ET Dallas Mavericks assistant Stephen Silas is finalizing a deal to become the next head coach of the Houston Rockets, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Wednesday. The Rockets were sold on Silas’ offensive ingenuity, his pedigree with Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle, Steve Clifford and his father, Paul Silas, sources said. Silas
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Shawn Kemp is getting into the cannabis business. Shawn Kemp might be tied forever to the green and gold of the Seattle SuperSonics, but his business ventures post-retirement show that he’s more of a blazer at heart than he previously let on. Kemp, who has gotten into the restaurant business since giving up basketball in
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DETROIT, MI – FEBRUARY 1: Detroit Pistons head basketball coach Stan Van Gundy talks with new player Blake Griffin #23 of the Detroit Pistons during the fourth quarter of the game against the Memphis Grizzlies at Little Caesars Arena on February 1, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit defeated Memphis 104-102. NOTE TO USER: User expressly
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2:35 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Brooklyn Nets coach Steve Nash has yet to coach an NBA game, and his star players — Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving — have yet to play a game together. But that didn’t stop him from embracing the team’s sky-high expectations during a virtual town hall with season-ticket holders Tuesday
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