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NBA matchups if league resumes season with postseason play

Resuming the NBA season with the start of the playoff is one option for the league. Most teams had about 15 games left to play in the regular-season schedules when play was halted on March 11, and not everyone had played the same amount of games. But in this unprecedented situation, games won’t resume until well beyond the originally scheduled ...

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After recovering, Marcus Smart is donating blood to COVID-19 research

With the NBA, NHL, NASCAR and other major sports leagues and sporting events suspended or canceled, professional athletes are using their platforms to facilitate financial support for arena workers and those affected by COVID-19 across the nation. Each day, we will feature a philanthropic effort taking place in the sports world. Even before his quarantine was in full-swing, Boston Celtics guard ...

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NBA adjusts process for pre-draft workouts, interviews

The NBA has told teams they may not conduct or attend any workouts with draft-eligible players during the league’s coronavirus hiatus, a major change from typical procedures. Teams also are being prohibited “from watching, requesting, or sharing any video (live or recorded) of a draft-eligible player or prospective early entry player taking part in a workout” during the league’s shutdown. ...

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Al Horford is donating $500k to different regions to combat COVID-19

With the NBA, NHL, NASCAR and other major sports leagues and sporting events suspended or canceled, professional athletes are using their platforms to facilitate financial support for arena workers and those affected by COVID-19 across the nation. Each day, we will feature a philanthropic effort taking place in the sports world. Over the course of his 13 NBA seasons, Al ...

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See what athletes are up to on Monday, April 6

With the NBA, MLB, NHL and other major sports leagues and sporting events suspended or canceled because of the coronavirus, professional athletes are spending their free time working out, playing video games, learning how to play instruments and more. Have a look at what some of your favorite players from your favorite teams are up to on social media. The ...

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NBA stars Tatum, Beal pledge support of St. Louis Food Bank

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal are each pledging $250,000 to help provide meals for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic in St. Louis and Boston. Tatum made the announcement on Instagram. The pledges will benefit Feeding America, the St. Louis Food Bank and Greater Boston Food Bank. Both Tatum and Beal are natives of St. ...

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Silver says he does not expect any NBA decisions before May

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is bracing for several more weeks of uncertainty about the remainder of this halted season, revealing Monday night that he does not expect the league will be able to decide anything until at least May. Silver spoke on the NBA’s Twitter account as part of the league’s new NBATogether initiative, in a conversation hosted by Turner ...

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Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are going to the Hall of Fame

Kobe Bryant has been immortalized. Mamba Forever 💜💛 Kobe Bryant is inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame pic.twitter.com/Y92gwZmlJI Article continues below … — The Association on FOX (@TheAssociation) April 4, 2020 On Saturday, it was announced that the late Kobe Bryant, along with Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan, will be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in ...

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