NBA News: Rockets Fly Past Thunder in Game 1 of Play-offs, 123-108
Out of this world shooting from Rockets' main man James Harden resulted in a W as Houston took game one of their playoff series. They won the game even with former MVP Russell Westbrook indisposed due to injury.
Lillard Drops 61 Points as Portland Trail Blazers Outlast Dallas Mavericks, 134-131
It’s Dame Time once again in Orlando! Damian Lillard once again took over in order to bag another win as they continue to vie for the final playoff spot in the West.
Damian Lillard Drops 51 Points Against 76ers as Trail Blazers Vie for Play-offs Spot
“Dame Time” does it again as he drops 51 points in a head to head game against the 76ers. The Trail Blazers are at the 9th-seed of the Western Conference trailing behind Memphis Grizzlies by just half a point.
Bucks Lock-In on Number One Spot in the East, Outplays Miami 130-116
The Miami Heat fell short to secure all of their games against the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks this season. The Milwaukee Bucks secured their place on the number one spot on the East.
Lakers Secure Western Conference Top Seed in Breakaway Win Against Utah Jazz
It's official! The LA Lakers are back in the NBA Play-Offs. They have dominated the Western Conference after clinching victory against the Utah Jazz.
Clippers to Face Lakers With Two Men Down in NBA Season Return
A day before the most-awaited match-up and the league's resumption, the Los Angeles Clippers release an official announcement that both of their players, Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell will not be playing in their first seeding match against their rival.
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.