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Apr 4, 2020

Former Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich, Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan headline Basketball Hall 2020 class

Kobe Bryant was already immortal. Now he’s officially a Hall of Famer as well.
Apr 3, 2020

WNBA postpones start of season this month because of coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA has postponed the start of its season because of the coronavirus pandemic, with no indication when play would begin.
Apr 3, 2020

Analysis: It's time for Tomjanovich to get the Hall's call

The votes are in, and word is about to come if this, finally, is the year that former Houston Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich gets the call from the Basketball Hall of Fame. He's due. “Long overdue,” San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said. The opinions that matter are held by the 24 people who submitted their ballots to decide who goes into this year’s class, which will be announced on Saturday. Candidates need 75% of the vote — 18 ballots — to earn the congratulatory phone call from Basketball Hall President and CEO John Doleva. The late Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, San...
Mar 28, 2020

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan has coronavirus

James Dolan, the executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the New York Knicks, has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Mar 27, 2020

NBA broadcaster Doris Burke tests positive for coronavirus

ESPN NBA broadcaster Doris Burke, a Curt Gowdy Award recipient by the Basketball Hall of Fame for excellence in her field, has revealed that she tested positive for the coronavirus.
Mar 26, 2020

AP Source: 20% base salary reductions for top NBA executives

NEW YORK (AP) — Top NBA executives are having their base salaries reduced by 20% for the foreseeable future, a person with knowledge of the details said Thursday. The reductions affect the roughly 100 highest-earning executives, as the NBA joins the NHL and NASCAR in cutting salaries while competitions are on hold because of the coronavirus. The cuts are effective immediately and affect NBA employees both inside the league headquarters in New York, and in global offices, the person told The Associated Press. The person was granted anonymity because the reductions were not announced...
Mar 26, 2020

WNBA draft will be virtual event this season due to coronavirus pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA draft will be a virtual event this year.
Mar 25, 2020

Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns says mother is in a coma after contracting COVID-19

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns says his mother is hospitalized and in a medically-induced coma after contracting the new coronavirus.
Mar 22, 2020

Houston Rockets Stax

. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ... AVG 3-Pnt. Player G MIN FGM-FGA PCT FGM-FGA FTM-FTA PCT PTS AVG Harden 61 36.7 603-1386 .435 271-769 619-719 .861 2096 34.4
Mar 19, 2020

Celtics' Marcus Smart reveals positive COVID-19 test

Celtics guard Marcus Smart says he has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Mar 19, 2020

Former Rockets guard Jeremy Lin slams Donald Trump for 'empowering' racism during coronavirus crisis

Former NBA player Jeremy Lin is voicing criticism of President Donald Trump's rhetoric in the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 18, 2020

Silver says NBA will consider many ideas if play can resume

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 that notion as one of several items under consideration by the league right now during the shutdown caused by the pandemic. Silver made the comments in a televised interview on ESPN. “Maybe it’s for a giant fundraiser or just for the collective good of the people,” Silver said. “You take a subset of players and is there a...
Mar 17, 2020

Former Longhorn Kevin Durant one of 4 Nets players to test positive for COVID-19

AUSTIN – Brooklyn Nets forward and former Texas star Kevin Durant has tested positive for COVID-19, per Shams Charania of The Athletic.
Mar 17, 2020

Nets say four players test positive for coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — Four Brooklyn Nets players have tested positive for the new coronavirus, bringing the total to seven known players in the NBA.
Mar 14, 2020

Pistons' Christian Wood tests positive for virus

Christian Wood of the Detroit Pistons has tested positive for the coronavirus, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said Saturday night.