NBA, Knicks, Nets help donate one million masks

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 05:42:50 +0000

The NBA, the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets are collaborating with China’s consul general Huang Ping to donate one million surgical masks to the New York City area, governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday. Cuomo announced the news on Twitter, saying, “New York thanks you. We are beyond grateful for this gift of critically needed (personal protective equipment).” […]

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Bryant, Duncan, Garnett lead Hall of Fame class of 2020

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:38:19 +0000

A unique Hall of Fame class will be announced on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) in a unique way. Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are all expected to be officially announced as part of the 2020 class of enshrinees by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, which typically reveals its annual selections at […]

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Mavericks owner Cuban sees NBA return, but no idea when

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 03:00:46 +0000

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said Wednesday he expects the NBA will have some sort of resumption to a season halted by coronavirus but has no clue when it might start. The 61-year-old US billionaire said there haven’t been talks about when the league might return after shutting down March 11 after Utah’s Rudy Gobert […]

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Ex-NBA tries to broker 10 million masks to NY from China

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 05:38:09 +0000

Former NBA star Stephon Marbury, now coaching in China, says he has a deal with a Chinese manufacturer to provide 10 million coronavirus protective masks to his hometown of New York. The New York Post reported Sunday that Marbury, whose 13 NBA seasons included five with the New York Knicks, had an agreement to supply […]

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Keeping fit with no gyms open is a new NBA challenge

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 09:16:30 +0000

Denver’s players, if they’re so willing, have the same assignment each day: Go to their phone or tablet, launch an app and view their individualized daily workout plan that was created by the Nuggets’ strength and conditioning staff. For now, it’s the best idea the Nuggets have — as they, like every other NBA team, […]

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How the coronavirus has hit global sport

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:23:19 +0000

PARIS: The Tokyo Olympics and Euro 2020 have both fallen victim to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic with global sports coming to a complete standstill. Here, Agence France-Presse Sport looks at the events impacted by the virus which had killed more than 23,000 people around the world at 1900GMT Thursday. TOKYO OLYMPICS — The […]

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Clippers owner buying LA Forum arena

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 06:20:00 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Clippers owner Steve Ballmer said Tuesday he’d reached an agreement to purchase the iconic Los Angeles Forum, eliminating a hurdle in his plan to build a new arena for his NBA team nearby. Ballmer said the venue in the suburb of Inglewood would be purchased from Madison Square Garden Company by a newly […]

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NBA uncertain about salary payments after April 1

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 03:00:50 +0000

NEW YORK (AFP) – The NBA plans to pay full salaries to players as scheduled on April 1 but could begin cutting salaries to recover money from canceled games by April 15, ESPN reported Saturday. Citing a league memo shared with NBA clubs on Friday, the sport network’s website said the league might soon begin […]

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Lakers, Sixers announce coronavirus positives

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 00:30:44 +0000

New York (AFP) – Two members of the Los Angeles Lakers have tested positive for the new coronavirus on Thursday as the Philadelphia 76ers also confirmed that three of their players had contracted the disease. The Lakers said they tested their players because on March 10 they played the Brooklyn Nets, who had four players previously test positive for the […]

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