Basketball

Adam Silver Says NBA Expansion is ‘Manifest Destiny of the League’

“It’s sort of the manifest destiny of the league that you expand at some point,” NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Monday.

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Hyperice Lands Kentucky Men’s Hoops in First College Partnership

Hyperice partners with University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, the recovery tech company’s first deal with a college program.

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NBA Eases Resting Rules

The NBA is easing up on player resting policies for non-nationally televised games during the 2020-21 season, but reaffirmed it will still fine teams at least $100,000 for resting any […]

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NBA Suspends Marijuana Testing for Upcoming Season

Due to the “unusual circumstances” of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NBA said it will focus its random testing program on performance-enhancing products and drugs of abuse rather than marijuana during […]

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Gatorade Adds Lillard to Athlete Portfolio as Sports Drink Wars Heat Up

The battle for sports drink supremacy continues to heat up as companies add big-name athletes to their endorsement portfolios. Gatorade made the latest move, signing five-time NBA All-Star Damian Lillard […]

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Ready For Tip-Off

“We’re kind of playing into the teeth of this virus,” Notre Dame men’s basketball coach Mike Brey recently told reporters.

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Jersey Patch Push

A successful new revenue stream, the pandemic could cause a drop in patch revenue despite previous increase estimates.

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Warriors Present Plan to Have Fans at 50% Capacity Next Season

Owner Joe Lacob said the team could spend upward of $30 million to test “every fan, Warriors employee and player with the most accurate form of COVID-19 testing for each home game or day they come to Chase Center.”

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Malika Andrews to Debut as NBA Draft Reporter

The NBA’s first virtual draft night takes place on Nov. 18. Adam Silver and Mark Tatum will announce picks from ESPN’s studios.

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NBA Fan Plans

With Dec. 22 in place as the NBA season’s start date, the league is working to ensure some fans can attend games. The NBA reportedly sent a memo to its […]

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