The NBA had losses of $800 million in gate receipts and $400 million in sponsorships and merchandise as total revenue for the 2019-2020 season dropped 10% to $8.3 billion, according to finances obtained by ESPN.
by: Adrian Wojnarowski, Senior NBA Insider — ESPN 5h
The 76ers are in talks with former Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to run their basketball operations, sources told ESPN.
... ger Daryl Morey is finalizing a deal to become the Philadelphia 76ers new president of basketball operations, sources tell ESPN. A formal announce ...
by: Adrian Wojnarowski, Senior NBA Insider — ESPN 7h
An agreement has been reached for a majority interest in the Jazz to be sold to Qualtrics founder Ryan Smith, Gail Miller and the Miller family announced Wednesday. The sale price is more than $1.6 billion, sources told ESPN.
... sources told ESPN. Smith, 40, is a lifelong Utah resident and Jazz fan who built software company Qualtrics before it sold for a reported $8 bi ...
by: Associated Press — ESPN 9h
The Thunder's Chris Paul led a march to a voting site Tuesday at Winston-Salem State University, a historically Black college where he also takes classes.
Oklahoma City Thunder
... ty Thunder's Chris Paul leads march to voting site , WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Oklahoma Ci ...
by: Tim Bontemps, ESPN — ESPN 9h
Raptors guard Terence Davis was arrested in New York City on Tuesday night on charges of assaulting a woman and criminal mischief, police said.
... .m. in an apartment building on the East Side of Manhattan, police said. The Raptors said they were aware of reports about the incident and were in the process o ...
by: Andrew Lopez, ESPN — ESPN 24h
New Pelicans coach Stan Van Gundy called Zion Williamson "multi-talented," saying he doesn't see him as being just a four or a five.
New Orleans Pelicans
... e can expect a good arc of improvement for him over the next few years." The Pelicans finished last season 21st in the NBA in defensive rating (111.8) and that si ...
by: Associated Press — ESPN 25 Oct
Bucks guard George Hill worked alongside about 50 volunteers from a Milwaukee-based organization walking through local neighborhoods Saturday to encourage people to vote early.
... h it at the end of the day." Hill wore a shirt with the message "VOTE" and a Bucks logo plus a mask with the message "Votes Count In the 414" as he walked thro ...
by: Adrian WojnarowskiBrian Windhorst — ESPN 23 Oct
Amid the pandemic, the NBA is proposing several changes to next season that includes a 72-game regular season, a play-in tournament and the likelihood of no All-Star Game and All-Star Weekend in Indianapolis, sources said.
by: ESPN Insiders — ESPN 23 Oct
Our NBA experts discuss their first impressions of the proposal to start the season on Christmas Day.
by: Brian WindhorstZach LoweAdrian Wojnarowski — ESPN 23 Oct
The NBA's Board of Governors on Friday is discussing possible changes to plans for the 2020-21 season, including starting as quickly as possible, playing fewer than 82 games and not waiting for fans to be permitted to all league arenas, sources told...
by: Associated Press — ESPN 22 Oct
Less than 24 hours after accepting the job, new Indiana Pacers coach Kevin Bjorkgren went right to work Wednesday.
... former Toronto Raptors assistant started explaining his plan. He expects the Pacers to move the ball and take more 3-pointers. He wants the defense to be more d ...
... ed with Nurse in Toronto two years ago. In Bjorkgren's first season with the Raptors, Kawhi Leonard led the Eastern Conference's No. 2 seed to its first NBA cham ...
by: Associated Press — ESPN 22 Oct
The home of the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche, known as the Pepsi Center since it opened on Oct. 1, 1999, will now be named Ball Arena.
... of Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche changes name to Ball Arena , , DENVER -- The home of the ...
by: Eric Woodyard, ESPN — ESPN 22 Oct
The NBA's lone three-time Slam Dunk Contest champion Nate Robinson is lacing up a different type of shoe in 2020 as he prepares for his boxing debut.