Category Archives: NBA

The National Basketball Association is a men’s professional basketball league in North America, composed of 30 teams. It is one of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada, and is widely considered to be the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world.

NBA to test players and staff for coronavirus every other day in Orlando

playThe details behind Kyrie’s plea for players to sit out the season (1:40)Adrian Wojnarowski reports on Kyrie Irving’s phone call with nearly 100 players and his pitch to take a stand and sit out the remainder of the season. (1:40)12:13 AM ETTim BontempsESPN The NBA informed teams in a memo Saturday that COVID-19 testing for […]

NBA working on plans for Wolves, other franchises not included in 22-team restart

NBA working on plans for Wolves, other franchises not included in 22-team restart

The NBA gave teams a more definitive timetable for the restart to the pandemic-interrupted season Friday, including required coronavirus testing that is set to begin this month and mandatory individual workouts in early July before training camps. The league is still working on completing the health and safety protocols that will essentially become the rulebook…

NBA gives teams, players more detailed schedule for restart

NBA gives teams, players more detailed schedule for restart

The NBA gave teams a more definitive timetable for the restart to the pandemic-interrupted season Friday, including required coronavirus testing that is set to begin this month and mandatory individual workouts in early July before training camps. The league is still working on completing the health and safety protocols that will essentially become the rulebook…

Nothing official yet, but NBA releases more detailed restart schedule

Nothing official yet, but NBA releases more detailed restart schedule

The NBA gave teams a more definitive timetable for the restart to the pandemic-interrupted season Friday, including required coronavirus testing that is set to begin this month and mandatory individual workouts in early July before training camps. The league is still working on completing the health and safety protocols that will essentially become the rulebook…

Raptors still have decisions to make before NBA restarts

Raptors still have decisions to make before NBA restarts

The Toronto Raptors have an NBA championship to defend, a very long stay at the Disney complex awaiting them and plenty of unanswered questions on how the restart of the season will work. As the NBA’s lone Canadian team, there’s an added complexity: The U.S. border. Raptors coach Nick Nurse said Tuesday that his team…

Gasol: Return to Lakers or Barcelona would be ‘attractive’

Gasol: Return to Lakers or Barcelona would be ‘attractive’

MADRID (AP) — Pau Gasol wants to return to the NBA next season but hasn’t ruled out finishing his career in Europe. The 39-year-old Gasol said Tuesday he needs to be playing next season to give himself “a chance” of making it to the Olympics one last time. The Spaniard said he is keeping his…

Faction of NBA players hesitant on restarting season in Orlando bubble, sources say

5:58 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiSenior NBA Insider CloseHost of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017As the NBA and NBPA are finalizing terms on a return-to-play plan Wednesday, there’s a faction of players discussing as a group whether restarting the season in the Orlando bubble is a good idea, sources said.Several dozen players participated in a […]

NBA clarifies playoff tiebreaker rule with shortened season

NBA clarifies playoff tiebreaker rule with shortened season

MIAMI — The NBA has told teams that playoff seeding will be based on winning percentage, and that any tiebreakers necessary after that will follow the usual procedures. It was an issue that needed clarity because the 22 teams that will be going to the Disney complex near Orlando, Florida, for the planned resumption of the…