Fauci Says MLB Season Hangs in the Balance Due to Marlin’s COVID-19 Outbreak
Marlins' games will be postponed until Sunday after the announcement of the league. Aside from the Marlins the MLB also mentioned that the games between the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies who be postponed. Fauci shared that the outbreak could put the entire league in danger
Clippers’ Lou Williams to Miss Two Games While in 10-day Quarantine After Strip Club Escapade
Based on a regular excused absence, and as long as the player tests negative after taking tests for coronavirus on a daily basis while being away, he will be quarantined for a total of only four days. However, in the case of Williams, his actions caused him to be sidelined in two of the eight regular-season games that will begin next week.
NBA Kicks-Off Restart With Scrimmage Games, Clippers, Magic Star in First Face-Off
The NBA is officially back! After suspending the season due to COVID-19, the NBA has officially returned giving the audience scrimmage games before the actual play-offs.
Lakers Star LeBron James Says Nothing is Normal About 2020
With the tragedies that the world and the world of basketball has faced in 2020 including the death of Kobe Bryant and the suspension of the Season due to COVID-19, NBA’s The King says noting about 2020 is normal anymore. LeBron now leads the Lakers into a different NBA setting in the Orlando Bubble.
James Harden Says 'Blue Lives Matter' Mask Not a Political Statement, Wears It Cause It Looked Cool
The mask that Harden was wearing was called “The Thin Blue Line,” which is a flag of the United States with one of the stripes in blue. The said mask represents support for the law enforcement which has been the target for the campaign against police brutality. According to Harden, however, he simply chose the mask as protection for COVID-19 and because it covered his whole face including his signature beard.
Brooklyn Nets Grapples to Fill Roster for NBA Return, Signs Veteran Forward Michael Beasley
After losing many of their players due to injuries and COVID-19, Brooklyn Nets continue to sign players in order to complete their line-up for the NBA return. Their latest recruit? Michael Beasley.
Jamal Crawford to Sign With Brooklyn as Nets Look to Fill-in Roster Before NBA’s Return in Orlando
As this season marks the end of the career for Vince Carter whose team fell short into the bubble, now at the age of 40, Crawford is also known as 'J-crossover' is the oldest remaining player in the NBA, surpassing Miami Heat's Udonis Haslem by three months.
NBA Return: Bucks, Kings Close Down Training Facilities After COVID-19 Results Came Out
The Milwaukee Bucks and the Sacramento Kings are only two among numerous teams such as Miami Heat, LA Clippers, Brooklyn Nets, and Denver Nuggets who decided to shut down their training facilities for workouts in the past week.Based on the league's protocol regarding health and safety guidelines, if a player contracts the coronavirus, he must immediately quarantine and needs to test negative twice before having a medical clearance for the Orlando trip.
Biggest Roster Changes Before Teams Set Out to Orlando Bubble as NBA Returns
With the players currently having every right to make their own decision, it left teams to scramble looking for replacements that will perfectly match the player who opted out in terms of his attributes and role in the court. And because of the drastic changes in the line up due to players that are opting out.
NBA Return: LA Clippers Shuts Down Practice Facility After Travel Party Member Tests Positive for COVID-19
The Clippers are not the only ones that temporarily shut down their facility as members of the Brooklyn Nets and Denver Nuggets' traveling to Orlando tested positive with coronavirus. Based on the protocol imposed by the league, each team is allowed to have 35 members per delegation to take part in the games comprised by the 22-team resumption at the NBA assigned campus at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Lakers ‘Hopeful’ That Dwight Howard Will Play as the NBA Restart Approaches
Frank Vogel spoke to the reporters while at the start of their pre-training camp that focused on the individual workouts before flying to Orlando next week, in his interview Vogel emphasized that the Lakers organization is committed to the backup center. He also clarified that Howard's level of participation remains unclear yet but he wants to play and the team is also hopeful to play with the backup center.
Jonathan Irons Walks as a Freeman After More Than 20 Years in Jail Through Maya Moore's Help
After serving more than two decades in jails out of his supposed 50-year sentence, Jonathan Irons walked out a freeman on Wednesday. This is all thanks to the help and persistence of WNBA’s Maya Moore who sat out an entire season to help Irons with his case.
Adam Silver Says NBA Season Could Cease to Resume on July if Players Continue to Test Positive for COVID-19
The NBA commissioner mentioned that currently, there are daily testing conducted but the exact numbers were not confirmed yet. But if the league would see a huge number of infections and continuously spreading within the NBA community then it would prompt for a halt again.
DeAndre Jordan Will Not Return With Brooklyn Nets in Orlando After Getting COVID-19
The NBA is set to return in Orlando in a month’s time, however, some players will not be returning in the hardcourt for various reasons. One of these players is Nets Center DeAndre Jordan who tested positive for COVID-19
NBA to Put Social Justice Messages on Jerseys in Place of Players’ Last Name
In order to continue to spark protests and not overshadow the constant calls for justice amid the issues that are happening in the country, the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) and the NBA are discussing options to use social justice messages on jerseys as the league is preparing to return on July.