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Mental health will be prioritized as NBA teams get ready to enter bubble

NEW ORLEANS — Jrue Holiday expects basketball to be the easy part. The Pelicans guard will be living in the NBA’s “bubble” when 22 teams gather near Orlando, Florida, this month to resume their suspended season. Holiday’s wife, Lauren, a former U.S. national team soccer player, is pregnant with the couple’s second child at a […]

Draymond Green is picking LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers to win the NBA title

Draymond Green has developed a new pastime: supporting LeBron James. “I think going into this bubble, the Lakers gotta be the favorite because they got LeBron.”  @Money23Green gives his title favorite 🏆what do you think? #gtgtpwtw @JalenRose @djacoby pic.twitter.com/JRRvwCnEoO — Jalen & Jacoby (@JalenandJacoby) June 30, 2020 On Tuesday’s edition of ESPN’s Jalen & Jacoby, 3-time All-Star, […]

Sources: Ousted NBA teams mull joint workouts

Sources: Ousted NBA teams mull joint workouts

Jun 5, 2020Adrian WojnarowskiSenior NBA Insider CloseHost of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017Fearful of significant setbacks in the development of young players over months of inactivity, several teams left out of this season’s regular-season resumption in Orlando, Florida, have proposed ideas for regional mini summer leagues, training camps and organized team activities, sources…

When will the NBA return? Latest updates and big questions

When will the NBA return? Latest updates and big questions

What will the rest of the 2019-20 NBA regular season and playoffs look like? We’re tracking the big questions and updates as the league gets ready to return after beginning a suspension due to the coronavirus on March 11.The NBA’s board of governors has approved the league’s plan for a 22-team return in Florida. The…

Sources: Some NBA players hesitant on restart

Sources: Some NBA players hesitant on restart

Jun 10, 2020Adrian WojnarowskiSenior NBA Insider CloseHost of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017As a faction of NBA players hold conference calls to discuss uncertainty about restarting the season in the bubble in Orlando, Florida, the NBA and National Basketball Players Association are agreeing on a plan that would allow players to stay home…

New NBA coalition voicing concerns of players

6:06 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiCloseSenior NBA InsiderHost of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017Malika AndrewsCloseESPN Staff WriterStaff Writer Joined ESPN in 2018 Appears regularly on ESPN Chicago 1000As a growing faction of NBA players remains uncertain about committing to the league’s plan for restarting the season in an Orlando bubble environment, a coalition of players […]

NBA releases detailed schedule for resuming 2019-20 season

NBA releases detailed schedule for resuming 2019-20 season

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 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…