Basketball

LA Boys & Girls Club Members to Virtually Attend NBA Finals Game 2

After hosting former President Barack Obama and a group of first-time poll workers as virtual fans for Game 1 of the 2020 NBA Finals, the league is bringing in a […]

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YouTube TV to Drop Fox Regional Sports Networks

Fox’s RSNs are the local telecast destination for 14 MLB teams, 17 NBA teams and 13 NHL teams.

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The Ringer Bolsters NBA Coverage with Jackie MacMullan Hire

The Ringer is bringing on acclaimed NBA writer Jackie MacMullan, who will debut on “The Bill Simmons Podcast.”

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Season’s Greetings

Alongside the Big Ten’s decision, the NCAA Division I Council announced that both the men’s and women’s 2020-21 basketball seasons would begin on Nov. 25, just 15 days after the […]

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What Pac-12’s New Rapid COVID-19 Tests Mean for Sports Return

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott called the acquisition of rapid daily COVID-19 tests a “game changer,” but coudn’t provide a new start date.

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Nets’ Steve Nash Hire Reignites Talks About NBA’s Lack of Black Coaches

While few would question Nash’s qualifications — he reportedly had previously turned down other NBA head coach opportunities — the announcement of his new gig has fervently reignited discussions around the NBA’s waning number of Black coaches.

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Pistons’ 2020-21 Season Ticket Holders Can Earn Interest on Deposits

As professional sports teams are looking for ways to hang on to season ticket dollars despite the lack of in-person events, the Detroit Pistons have turned to incentivizing their fans. […]

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WNBA Merch Continues To Soar; Mercury Sell Out ‘GOAT’ T-shirt

The Phoenix Mercury’s Diana Taurasi “GOAT” T-shirt sold out of its initial stock in minutes after the team had distributed it to influencers.

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BasketBubble

A college basketball bubble could be in the future as the NCAA has filed a trademark for “Battle in the Bubble.” No plans for a season have been announced, but […]

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CNN Adds Warriors’ Draymond Green as Latest Athlete Contributor

CNN has added Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green as a contributor to its coverage. Anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper announced Green’s hiring on his show on Aug. […]

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