NBA

Chris Brickley Never Stops: Business, Brands, and Music

One of the most sought-after trainers in basketball says he always “needs to be doing something” or feels like he’s falling behind.

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Only A Title Might Satisfy Mitchell, Justify Jazz Spending

Utah allocated a ton of money to role players capable of winning a title. But will anything less convince Mitchell to stay in Salt Lake City?

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Fanatics Valuation Jumps Another $9B

Fanatics announced a $1.5 billion funding round, valuing the company at $27 billion. BlackRock and Fidelity were included in the round.

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Cavs' Arena Joins Growing List of Venues Adding Sportsbooks

The Cleveland Cavaliers are the latest professional sports team to strike a deal that would bring a sportsbook to its home venue.

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Will Kyrie Irving Get $235M Commitment from Nets?

Kyrie Irving can practice with the Nets and sit on the team bench, but he cannot play. If the rules don’t change, he’ll play just 22 regular-season games with a big extension upcoming.

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The Nuggets’ Big Three Could Reunite for Playoff Run

Michael Porter Jr. (back) and Jamal Murray (knee) could rejoin Nikola Jokic as Denver competes for an NBA title.

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Kemba Walker’s Lost Season Sums Up Knicks’ Failed Offseason

Four-time All-Star Kemba Walker will sit out for the rest of the season, the latest indicator of a failed offseason for the Knicks.

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Sinclair Revenue Holds Steady Due to Sports Broadcasts

Sinclair Broadcasting Group posted a small revenue decline in Q4 2021. Sports helped counteract a drop in political advertising.

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Pelicans Face a $181M Conundrum with Zion Williamson

At 21, it’s too early to call Zion a bust, but the 2019 No. 1 pick has played a total of 85 games. And now that he’s eligible for a rookie max extension, the Pelicans must consider all options.

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Will LeBron James Play Out Final $44M of Lakers Contract?

The Lakers’ short-term future was already looking uncertain — and now, an early LeBron exit is becoming more conceivable by the day.

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