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Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY

Lakers' LeBron James explains why he won't wear message on jersey during NBA restart

James said the NBA's agreed upon choices for jersey messages "didn't really seriously resonate with my mission, with my goal."

       

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The Basketball Tournament 2020 Results: Final Four Matchups Set After Elite 8

The 2020 Basketball Tournament's final four is set after Overseas Elite and Sideline Cancer were victorious on Saturday. Red Scare and Golden Eagles had already clinched a berth in the semifinal round with their wins on Friday...

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Omari Sankofa II, Detroit Free Press

Detroit Pistons' Palace of Auburn Hills implodes in a cloud of dust to cheers, shock

Spectators gathered to watch the implosion of the Palace of Auburn Hills, the former home of the Detroit Pistons and Detroit Shock.

       

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Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY

Charles Barkley says sports world is turning social justice statements into a 'circus'

Charles Barkley said the sports world's focus on social justice statements is becoming a distracting "circus" that doesn't produce real change.

       

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2020 NBA 2K League Results: Kings Guard, CLTX Gaming Score Wins to Close Week 9

Kings Guard Gaming moved closer toward second place in the standings and a pair of teams near the bottom of the league table earned wins on Friday as the third season of the NBA2K League continued on Friday...

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The Basketball Tournament 2020 Results: Golden Eagles, Red Scare Advance to SFs

The Golden Eagles and Red Scare are moving on to The Basketball Tournament semifinals and have found themselves two wins away from the title and the $1 million prize...

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NBA Sports Medicine Director: Players Who Test Positive out Minimum of 2 Weeks

NBA players who test positive for COVID-19 during the league's restart in Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, will be out for at least two weeks, per Dr. John DiFiori, the NBA's director of sports medicine...

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Bam Adebayo, Kendrick Nunn Not Currently with Heat in Orlando for NBA Restart

The Miami Heat arrived Wednesday in Orlando to begin prepping for the NBA's restart without Bam Adebayo and guard Kendrick Nunn...

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Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY

Some notable NBA players have not yet arrived at the Disney campus

All 22 NBA teams participating in the NBA's restart have arrived at the Disney campus, but a few top players are not yet with their teams.

       

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Nancy Armour, USA TODAY

Opinion: Senators critical of WNBA, NBA social justice efforts should stick to politics

Sens. Josh Hawley and Kelly Loeffler are criticizing the NBA and WNBA for their plans to honor Black Lives Matter movement when they resume play.

       

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Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY

Sen. Josh Hawley calls on NBA to put 'Support Troops' and 'Back the Blue' on jerseys

Sen. Josh Hawley wrote letter to NBA commissioner Adam Silver calling on league to support police, U.S. military and Hong Kong protesters on jerseys.

       

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Lakers News: Frank Vogel Talks JR Smith, Dion Waiters' Roles for NBA Restart

The Los Angeles Lakers won't have Avery Bradley to finish up this NBA season, but they do two have two of the NBA's most iconic gunners ready to fight over his minutes: Dion Waiters and JR Smith...

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NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Pacers' Victor Oladipo, LaMelo Ball Eyeing Knicks

The resumption of the 2019-20 NBA season is coming. And so is the upcoming offseason, including free agency and the 2020 NBA draft, albeit a bit later than usual...

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76ers' Joel Embiid Wears Tyvek Suit at Airport Ahead of NBA Restart

Philadelphia 76ers superstar center Joel Embiid was seen wearing a Tyvek suit ahead of a plane ride to Orlando, Florida, on Thursday for the resumption of the 2019-20 NBA season, according to Pat Gallen of CBS3 in Philadelphia...

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NBA Players to Have After-Hours Access to Certain Disney World Rides for Restart

While stationed at Walt Disney World Resort of the resumption of the 2019-20 season, NBA players will have limited access to attractions at the amusement park. And they'll get to skip the lines...

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Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY

NBA players in Disney World will be able to experience perks like Expedition Everest, golf courses and boating trips

NBA players will have access to attractions and experiences at the massive Disney World theme park, including Expedition Everest and much more.

       

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Lakers Rumors: Latest on Jason Kidd Amid Buzz on LeBron James, Knicks

Jason Kidd joined the Los Angeles Lakers staff in July 2019, but he might not be an assistant for long. The former All-Star point guard has interviewed twice with the New York Knicks, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post ...

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NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Tom Thibodeau, Jason Kidd and More

The NBA is on the verge of resuming play with 22 of its 30 teams together in Florida. For the other eight franchises, the 2020 offseason has essentially begun...

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JJ Redick Joins Taylor Rooks on 'Take It There: Defining'

Pelicans guard JJ Redick joins Taylor Rooks to talk about seeing racism while playing AAU basketball, the importance of powerful Black men like LeBron, and more...

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Jim Sergent and Mark Medina, USA TODAY

How the NBA bubble has taken shape in Disney World

A visual look at all the steps the NBA and Disney are taking at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando

       

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