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23-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said that the league has discussed having players receive COVID-19 vaccines to educate and influence the public regarding their safety and effectiveness.
A federal judge in North Carolina has ruled in favor of New Orleans Pelicans player Zion Williamson in a case concerning a contract he terminated with a Florida-based marketing agent who is seeking $100 million in damages from the former Duke star.
22-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
The business value of all 30 NBA teams, including ownership’s stakes in real estate, regional sports broadcasters, and miscellaneous team-related holdings, is more than $70 billion.
Of the 502 players tested for Coronavirus since Jan. 13, 11 new cases have returned confirmed positive tests.
21-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
After witnessing some opposing players disregarding new league rules against unnecessary contact on game nights, the NBA is moving team security into the midcourt area to dissuade violations that include hugging and handshakes, according to a league memo obtained by ESPN on Wednesday.
15 Key takeaways from the first month of the shortened pandemic struck NBA season. The NBA season started on the 22nd of December and has completed a month now.
20-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Caris LeVert arrived in Indianapolis last week feeling perfectly fine. He was eager to meet his new teammates, join the starting lineup and make his Pacers debut. Then came the shocking news from Indiana’s team doctors: They found a small mass on LeVert’s left kidney.
There was one postponement and one delayed tipoff, but otherwise, the NBA schedule stayed full and somewhat fun on the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day extravaganza, highlighted by a potential Eastern Conference finals preview between the Nets and the Bucks.
18-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
After missing the first 11 games of the season while rehabbing his left knee, the four-time All-Star, Kemba Walker is set to debut as Boston Celtics host New York Knicks at TD Garden.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has revealed that he received the COVID-19 vaccine and is encouraging others to consider doing the same.
In a tough loss against the Chicago Bulls, Luka Doncic was magnificent. He managed to get another triple-double, scoring 36 points, 15 assists, and 16 rebounds in just 37 minutes. He has now passed Micheal Jordan in the all-time list of triple-doubles.
17-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Giannis Antetokounmpo has a plan to end his growing struggles from the foul line. The 2x MVP converted just 1/10 free-throws from the charity strike in the win against the Dallas Mavericks.
Amber Nichols is the NBA G League’s second female general manager after the Washington Wizards promoted her to that job with the Capital City Go-Go on Friday. She becomes NBA G League’s 2nd female GM
16-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
James Harden recently completed his blockbuster move to the Brooklyn Nets. He took it to Instagram to thank his former team, Houston Rockets.
15-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
As the Brooklyn Nets were closing in on the deal for James Harden, general manager Sean Marks wanted to know if his two superstars really wanted to share the stage not to mention the ball with a third.
In a wire-to-wire 104-93 road win in Charlotte Hornets, Doncic balled out, but his spectacular performance wasn’t the only reason for Dallas Mavericks fans to cheer.
Yet again, the Trail Blazers backcourt came up clutch. Lillard and McCollum led the 20-point comeback as the former sealed it late to give Portland their fourth straight victory.
14-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
NBA Twitter went into overdrive following the reported blockbuster four-team trade centered around James Harden joining the Brooklyn Nets.
The new season is underway and with it comes the NBA’s annual (and very detailed) analysis of each team in the league. In the annual NBA Roster Survey, the league breaks down rosters by height, weight, age, league experience, and more for every player on opening-night rosters.
Of the 497 players tested for COVID-19 since Jan. 6, 16 new players have returned confirmed positive tests.
The James Harden era in Houston is over, according to multiple reports. The Rockets reportedly have agreed to trade the former Kia NBA MVP to the Brooklyn Nets in a four-team deal that also involves the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers.
13-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
The Brooklyn Nets released the following statement from GM Sean Marks about Kyrie Irving on Tuesday
“We are aware of a video on social media featuring Kyrie Irving at a family gathering. We are reviewing the circumstances with both Kyrie and the NBA in order to determine compliance with health and safety protocols.”
Bradley Beal continued his hot stretch, this time nearly recording his first triple-double of the season. More importantly, this time, his performance came in a win – a rare occurrence for the Wizards early on in the 2020-21 season. He could finally get an All-Star selection this season.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) today announced an agreement on additional measures to supplement the current Health and Safety Protocols governing the 2020-21 season.
11-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Derrick Rose will enter his second NBA season with the Detroit Pistons after an effective performance in the last NBA season. Miami Heat should be looking for his services as the Pistons drafted a talented guard in Killian Hayes with their first pick in the 2020 NBA draft.
The NBA is dealing with its first actual COVID-19 outbreak across the league just two weeks into the 2020-21 season, and with many players sidelined due to health and safety protocols. Teams like Boston Celtics, Dallas Mavericks, and the Philadelphia 76ers are a few of the teams who have shown a lot of positive cases. The match Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat has been postponed.
The National Basketball Association game scheduled for Sunday between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics at TD Garden has been postponed in accordance with the league’s Health and Safety Protocols.
LaMelo Ball isn’t wasting any time making an impact in the NBA. The rookie point guard became the youngest player in league history to record a triple-double, with 22 points, 12 rebounds, and 11 assists on Saturday night, helping the Charlotte Hornets beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-105 for their third straight win.
10-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Philadelphia 76ers center Dwight Howard moved into sole possession of 13th place on the NBA’s all-time rebounds list, surpassing Rockets legend Hakeem Olajuwon’s final tally of 13,748.
The Toronto Raptors won’t have fans at home games in Tampa, Florida, until at least Feb. 5. Vinik Sports Group, which owns the Tampa Bay Lightning and Amalie Arena, announced Saturday the organization wouldn’t admit fans because coronavirus cases in the area have “risen sharply.”
Subscribers with the SiriusXM Premier Streaming Package to get every NBA game plus a 24/7 SiriusXM NBA Radio channel. More fans to have access to official team broadcasts for all 30 NBA teams on the SiriusXM app and connected devices.
09-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
The NBA G League announced today that 18 teams, including 17 NBA G League teams and G League Ignite, will take to the court in February at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla. The top eight teams will advance to a single-elimination playoff.
08-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
The LA Lakers are hoping to visit the White House to celebrate their 2020 NBA championship once Joe Biden takes office on Jan. 20, according to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes.
Bradley Beal matched Gilbert Arenas’ franchise record, scoring a career-high 60 points in the Washington Wizards’ 141-136 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.
Images, video footage, and news reports of Donald Trump supporters breaching the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday elicited strong reactions from within the NBA community, with some questioning whether a double standard exists in how law enforcement officials handle peaceful protests involving people of color.
07-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
A joint statement prior to Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics, saying we must not forget the injustices in our society. The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat knelt for the national anthem Wednesday night, saying they were playing “with a heavy heart” after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump was able to storm the U.S. Capitol and the decision earlier in the week by a Wisconsin prosecutor not to charge a police officer who shot a Black man last year.
The NBA is urging teams to make increased commitments toward providing mental health resources to players and staff, releasing updated guidelines Wednesday to reflect the challenge of playing amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
LeBron James took fourth-quarter heroics to new heights on Los Angeles Lakers’ 4-0 road trip as they defeated the Memphis Grizzlies in their last game.
06-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Ja Morant hopped one-legged off the Barclays Center court on Dec. 28 against the Brooklyn Nets with a Grade 2 sprained ankle. But, the Memphis Grizzlies have not given up playoffs hopes.
In the win against Houston Rockets, Luka Doncic broke and set multiple all-time records with the season’s first triple-double. He also had his 1000th career assist, first triple-double of the season, and 26th of his career.
05-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Luka Doncic 4th fastest player in NBA history to reach 1,000 points, rebounds, and assists. He is in elite company. Doncic surpassed LeBron James who achieved this milestone in 158 games.
The NBA has informed its 30 teams of updated Covid-19 rules: Starting Tuesday, all active players who are dressed to play must wear face masks until they enter the game. All players, coaches, and staffers in Tiers 1/2 must wear a mask when outside the team setting and indoor.
After season-ending knee surgery for guard Spencer Dinwiddie, the Brooklyn Nets are expected to apply for a $5.7 million disabled player exception which can be used to acquire another player, according to ESPN.
NBA team officials are tasked with implementing and overseeing the league’s day-to-day health and safety Covid-19 protocols. Rigidity in the protocols has been tough for the players as well as officials.
It’s still early in the NBA 2020-21 season but Paul George is already putting together an impressive and strong bounce-back campaign, one that’s reminiscent of his NBA 2018-19 season in Oklahoma City. His most recent performance against the Phoenix Suns is yet another reminder that George belongs among the NBA’s elite.
Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant is out for Tuesday’s game against the Utah Jazz due to health and safety protocols, the team announced on Monday.
04-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Steph Curry had himself a game against the Blazers, recording a new career-high of 62 points as the Warriors improve to 3-3 on the season. Warriors vs Blazers ended in a 137-122 win for the Warriors.
A total of 7 members of the LA Clippers staff including one who tested positive for COVID-19 are in quarantine, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.
As the calendar flips to 2021, we take a look at some of the key statistical milestones that may be achieved over the course of the 2020-21 NBA regular season.
03-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Paul Westphal, a Hall of Fame guard who was a five-time All-Star and a three-time All-NBA first-team selection, has passed away at the age of 70, the Phoenix Suns announced Saturday.
It was an All-Star cast for Saturday’s ten-game slate, with dominant performances from LeBron, Giannis, and Luka leading the way on an action-packed night around the league.
Portland Trail Blazers’ forward Carmelo Anthony has passed Tim Duncan to become the 14th in career scoring.
02-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
In the match, Dallas Mavericks vs Charlotte Hornets, Mavericks’ forward James Johnson, Charlotte Hornets forward Cody Martin, and Hornets forward Caleb Martin have been fined for their roles in an on-court altercation, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
Even though it is still very early to say but the No. 12 pick for the Sacramento Kings, Tyrese Haliburton has been performing really well for the franchise. He could be a contender for the Rookie of the Year. One thing is for certain, the Kings picked the right man.
01-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
The NBA is planning to roll out a contact tracing program by demanding players and many team staffers to wear sensor devices during all team-organized activities outside of games starting Jan. 7, according to a league memo obtained by ESPN.
The NBA has put a significant burden on teams to control and ensure discipline in cases of COVID-19 rules infractions among players and staff, the league told teams on Thursday in a memo obtained by ESPN.
In his fourth NBA game against the Dallas Mavericks, LaMelo Ball delivered a dynamic performance off the bench, with a strong combination of shooting, playmaking, and confidence.
The 3BL saw no action in 2020 but as everybody prepared to say goodbye to the difficult year to look ahead to 2021, 3BL Commissioner Rohit Bakshi made a few major announcements that surely brought a smile to all basketball players and fans in India.
31-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
The assistant coach, Becky Hammon took over the team’s huddles and became the first woman head coach during timeouts, and walked the sideline following Gregg Popovich’s ejection.
It is good news for the NBA fans as 0 players were found positive for Covid-19. Of the 495 players tested for COVID-19 since Dec. 24, zero new players have returned confirmed positive tests.
LeBron James will likely celebrate his 36th birthday by reaching a milestone that no other player has achieved before him and one that will take any player many years to possibly challenge.
It is Lebron James’ birthday and the King turns 36. Including the playoffs, no one in the NBA scored more points than LeBron James in the last 10 years. He started the decade 124th on the league’s all-time scoring list. He now ranks No. 3 on the all-time scoring list and No. 2 Karl Malone and No. 1 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is well within reach.
After suffering a rating drop for its championship series, the NBA is carousing its most-watched opening week since 2012, which was led by Christmas Day contests.
Through four games, the Denver Nuggets are 1-3 but their All-Star center Nikola Jokic is off to an MVP-level start averaging 24.5 points, 13.5 assists, and 11.8 rebounds on 62.5% shooting from the field.
30-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
As the Nuggets recorded their first win of the 2020-21season by blowing out the Rockets at home, Nikola Jokic’s stat-sheet stuffing triple-double put him alongside some elite company in the franchise’s all-time record books.
28-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Anthony Davis will sit out today’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of an injury in his right calf contusion, Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel said after L.A.’s morning shootaround.
Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns suffered a dislocated left wrist and is expected to miss several games before he is cleared to return.
27-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
LeBron James told the world in 2020 that Black lives matter. He helped convince many who had never voted to finally head to the polls. He found more ways to continue elevating the lives of people in his hometown and has now won the AP Male Athlete of Year award.
Seven of the 10 teams in action on Christmas Day debuted new uniforms while countless players pulled out noteworthy sneakers for the occasion.
Kawhi Leonard left the floor with 6.07 left on the game clock, in the Clippers Christmas Day game against the Nuggets, after taking an accidental elbow from teammate Serge Ibaka.
26-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Once again, the NBA had a loaded Christmas Day slate, with five games to fill out the day. The Christmas day slate was locked in for Heat vs Pelicans, Clippers vs Nuggets, Lakers vs Mavericks, and Nets vs Celtics. Find all results and highlights here.
With a stepback 3-pointer in the 3rd quarter against the Dallas Mavericks, LeBron James passed Oscar Robertson into the 2nd place on the Christmas Day scoring list in the NBA.
The NBA season has finally started with an abbreviated 72-game season. While it was a very short offseason, especially for the LA Lakers and the Miami Heat, fans are just glad that basketball is back. As we move closer to drawing curtains to the year 2020, which by general consensus, was a forgettable affair, sports did manage to conjure some lasting moments.
Jones, who was drafted by the Celtics in 1956, won eight titles with the franchise as a player, one as an assistant coach in 1981, and led the team to two NBA titles as head coach in 1984 and 1986.
25-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
The NBA released a notice to teams on Thursday stating that franchisees are prohibited from pursuing and administering the newly issued Covid-19 vaccines on a team-wide basis ahead of public health guidelines for prioritization, according to a memo obtained by ESPN.
Satnam Singh Bhamara, the first Indian player to be drafted into an NBA team in 2015, has been handed a two-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency’s (NADA) disciplinary panel for failing a dope test last year.
Another year, another loaded Christmas Day slate. Can Bam Adebayo keep Zion Williamson out of the paint? Will Kevin Durant and Jayson Tatum get into a shootout? Will Luka Doncic and LeBron James battle in another classic? Here’s what to watch in each game.
After no players were found positive last time when the NBA conducted Covid-19 tests, 2 players have been found Covid-19 positive from the tests conducted on the 16th of December.
24-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
The new NBA season tipped-off and we saw the likes of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, and many more. Let’s look at the list of the top 10 players entering the new NBA season.
The NBA is still looking at situations that could allow teams to play in Europe and China again next season, deputy commissioner Mark Tatum said Tuesday.
Although John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins have tested negative for the coronavirus before the Houston Rockets season-opener on Wednesday, they could still be away for the start of the team’s season, according to ESPN.
23-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that 107 international players from 41 countries are on opening-night rosters for the 2020-21 season, including a record 17 Canadian players and a record-tying 14 African players.
The Golden State Warriors have unveiled a multidimensional plan for a connected and interactive fan, player, and partner experience at Warriors games this season, it was announced today.
The LA Lakers are one of the teams expected to be active in free agency. Re-signing Anthony Davis is the priority, but they have a number of spots to fill on the roster with Rajon Rondo, Avery Bradley, and Dwight Howard reportedly leaving the team in free agency.
The Brooklyn Nets take on the Golden State Warriors in the opening fixture of the NBA 2020-21 season. It is Brooklyn Nets vs Golden State Warriors
With several teams sporting new home and away colors, while also giving fans a taste of nostalgia bringing back some of the most beloved throwback jerseys.
NBA celebrated its Jersey Day on the 22nd of December 2020. We take this opportunity to talk about the most iconic players in NBA history and the jersey numbers they chose to don their entire career.
Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons stated that he is not concerned about his name coming up in trade rumors involving Houston Rockets star James Harden.
The Denver Nuggets are among the many teams considering a possible trade for James Harden.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame today announced the list of eligible candidates for the Class of 2021, including first-time nominees Doug Collins, Michael Cooper, Howard Garfinkel, Lou Henson, Paul Pierce, Val Ackerman, Yolanda Griffith, and Lauren Jackson.
The Champions LA Lakers are set to face the Clippers on the opening night of the new NBA season as it tips-off in a few hours. While the Lakers confirmed that they will have a championship ring ceremony before the game, it will not be the same.
22-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
In a change from his past statements on the topic of expansion, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said that the league has studied the repercussions of extending beyond the league’s current 30 teams.
The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association announced on Nov. 9 that they have struck a deal on rules for the 2020-21 season, which will start on Dec. 22. 15 important things to know about the new NBA season.
The Spurs drafted White with the No. 29 pick out of the University of Colorado. Last season, the 6’4″ guard averaged 11.3 PPG, 3.5 APG, and 3.3 RPG in 58 games for San Antonio, all starts.
This is a remarkable rise for Anunoby, who arrived at Indiana for Tom Crean as the 294th ranked high school senior and entered the draft with Wilkes with a torn ACL on the way to the Raptors selecting him 23rd overall in 2017.
With the start of the NBA 2020-21 season, it’s time to shine the light on the next wave of superstars, all 25 or younger.
The Orlando Magic have given out two new deals to former No. 1 draft pick Markelle Fultz and Jonathan Isaac, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.
Bogdan Bogdanovic trade fell off after Milwaukee Bucks committed a tampering infringement by speaking to him before the allowed period. They have been punished for the same.
James Harden spoke to the media on Zoom. The arrival of John Wall has left All-NBA guard James Harden unmoved and uninterested in pursuing a new partnership, and the franchise star continues to push the Houston Rockets for a trade, sources told ESPN. He stated his expectations.
After giving a new contract to Paul George, the Clippers have given a new deal to Luke Kennard, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.
21-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
NBA 2020-21: Top 10 players under the age of 25 in the NBA- Doncic, Morant, Jokic, and more
The Boston Celtics have a tremendous group of young talent in Jayson Tatum, Marcus Smart, and Jayleen Brown. This NBA offseason they offloaded Gordon Hayward to the Charlotte Hornets and added Tristan Thompson.
Kyle Kuzma and the LA Lakers have reached an agreement about a new contract extension. The contract is said to be of 3 years, $40 million, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.
Rudy Gobert has accepted a 5-years, $205 million contract with the Utah Jazz to create history.
NBA 2020-21 Schedule: The tentative NBA schedule calendar for the 2020-21 season:
• Dec. 11-19, 2020: Preseason games
• Dec. 22, 2020 – March 4, 2021: First Half of regular season
• March 5-10, 2021: All-Star break
• March 11 – May 16, 2021: Second Half of regular season
• May 18-21, 2021: Play-In Tournament
• May 22 – July 22, 2021: 2021 NBA Playoffs