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07-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Brooklyn Nets’ leading scorer, Kevin Durant will miss at least three games, with his possible return coming Saturday in Golden State against his former team.
NBA Covid-19: NBA tells teams to avoid Super Bowl Watch Parties
The NBA doesn’t want the Super Bowl to turn into a super spreader. The league had 27 players test positive in a two-week span of January, a period in which the NBA expected numbers to rise following Christmas and New Year’s gatherings.
06-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
LeBron James entered Thursday’s game against the Denver Nuggets needing just three baskets to pass Wilt Chamberlain (12,681) for third place on the NBA’s all-time field goals made list. It did not take James long to make history, hitting three field goals in the first quarter.
The Lakers star, LeBron James is ranked No. 1 in the ranking of the 2020-21 Kia MVP candidates.
05-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association were operating toward an adjustment for an All-Star Game on March 7 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. Here are 5 key takeaways from fan votings of NBA All-Star 2021.
USA Basketball is in the preparation phases of building a pre-Olympic bubble in Las Vegas for Team USA, Australia, and Spain to train and play exhibition games against each other before departing to Tokyo said managing director Jerry Colangelo.
Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox apparently does not support the NBA having an All-Star Game this season, saying “it’s stupid” for the league to hold the game between the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kevin Durant and LeBron James lead their respective conferences in the first fan returns of 2021 NBA All-Star Voting.
The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have signed general manager Bobby Webster to a multi-year contract extension. Per team policy, the terms of the agreement were not released.
04-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Of the 482 players tested for COVID-19 since Jan. 27, zero new players have returned confirmed positive tests.
As the NBA continues to tighten its health and safety protocols to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the league will start demanding players to wear KN95 or KF94 masks in all cases where needed, sources told ESPN.
03-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
The two centers played at an All-Star level during the first six-plus weeks of the season. Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic and Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid were named KIA Players of the Month.
The NBA G League Ignite is a one-of-a-kind development team, consisting mostly of NBA Draft prospects from around the world. The squad also includes multiple G League veterans, who will serve as mentors to the young prospects.
India’s Public Service Broadcaster will air classic NBA content, Documentaries, and Highlights on DD Sports and YouTube.
30-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Forbes revealed Friday that Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James is the NBA’s top-earning player for the seventh consecutive year when taking salary and endorsements into account. He is followed by Steph Curry.
It will be Utah Jazz vs Dallas Mavericks and Milwaukee Bucks vs New Orleans Pelicans on Friday’s ESPN Doubleheader. Here are some key stats about the matchups as we will see Zion Williamson go up against Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic take on Rudy Gobert.
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell has received the Offseason NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente in recognition of his continued efforts to advance social justice and champion education between the 2019-20 and 2020-21 NBA seasons.
29-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
The superstar duo of Steph Curry and Joel Embiid were two of multiple NBA personalities to pay tribute to ‘The Black Mamba’ Kobe Bryant over the past couple of days, remembering the Laker legend on the one-year anniversary of his tragic passing by wearing customized sneakers.
Washington’s second-half schedule might not be as jam-packed as first thought after the NBA said Wednesday it was rescheduling some Wizards games after a half-dozen of their contests were postponed in recent weeks for Covid-19 virus-related reasons.
28-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Last year, just hours after receiving the news of Kobe Bryant’s tragic passing, Trae Young dropped 45 and dished out 14 assists in a 152-133 win against the Washington Wizards. On Wednesday, which marked the one year anniversary of that crash, he did more of the same, against the LA Clippers.
Indiana Pacers swingman Caris LeVert had successful surgery to treat a renal cell carcinoma of his left kidney, the team announced Tuesday. LeVert will be out indefinitely and is expected to make a full recovery from the procedure, the Pacers said in a statement.
NBA All-Star Voting 2021 presented by AT&T, the official 5G wireless network of the NBA, will tip-off tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 28 at noon ET, and conclude on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 11:59 p.m. ET, giving fans the opportunity to vote for the NBA All-Star starters. Discussions surrounding a potential NBA All-Star Game are ongoing.
27-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Taking over in the fourth quarter, LeBron James outscored the Cleveland Cavaliers by himself to lead the Lakers to a 115-108 win and help them maintain their unbeaten road record. LA Lakers vs Cleveland Cavaliers
A year since the passing of Kobe Bryant, the NBA family reminisces on the NBA legend and the lessons they learned from Kobe Bryant that will live on for generations to come.
The Hornets vs Magic game on Monday will be the first time an NBA ref crew has included two women. Natalie Sago and Jenna Schroeder will form NBA’s first two-woman ref crew.
25-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
USA Basketball is casting a wider-than-usual net in its roster selection for this summer’s rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, two people with knowledge of the situation said Saturday.
The Miami Heat are bringing back some fans, with help from some dogs. The Heat will use coronavirus-sniffing dogs at AmericanAirlines Arena to screen fans who want to attend their games.
Stephen Curry passed Reggie Miller in the number of 3-pointers made during Saturday’s game at Utah. Reggie and his son wished Curry by creating a special video for the Golden State guard.
24-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates
Miller made 2,560 3-pointers over 1,389 regular-season games during his 18-year NBA career; Curry is on the precipice of passing him in just his 715th career game, coming early in his 12th NBA season.
Stephen Curry enters Saturday’s game at Utah needing just four 3-pointers to pass one of his childhood idols, Reggie Miller, for second place on the NBA’s all-time in 3-pointers made list.
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.
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