The NBA has told teams that playoff seeding will be based on winning percentage, and that any tiebreakers necessary after that will follow the usual procedures.
The plan, once approved, would have 13 Western Conference teams and nine Eastern Conference teams going to Disney, and the cutoff being that teams must be within six games of a playoff spot at this point. Playoffs would start in August, and the NBA Finals will likely stretch into October, the person said.
Montgomery County Commissioner Joseph Gale released a statement on riots and looting in Philadelphia and called Black Lives Matter a "radical left-wing hate group that's perpetrating urban domestic terror."
Philadelphia professional sports teams release statements on the impacts of unrest across the country.
Denver Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. weighed on the death of George Floyd, who was killed during an incident with Minneapolis police officers on Monday, tweeting a call for people to “pray for the police officer(s)” involved as much as they were praying for Floyd’s devastated family.
Professional sports teams that train or play in New Jersey may resume those activities according to an executive order signed by Governor Phil Murphy.
The NBA is in talks with The Walt Disney Company on a single-site scenario for a resumption of play in Central Florida in late July.
Jerry Sloan, the Hall of Fame coach who was a fixture for decades in Utah and took the Jazz to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998, died Friday. He was 78.
It might not be a unanimously approved notion, but 2-1/2 months into this pandemic-caused shutdown, the NBA finally seems on the cusp of being able to move forward.
Former Chicago Bulls star Horace Grant ripped Michael Jordan on Tuesday for calling him a “snitch” on “The Last Dance,” joining other ex-NBA players who have raised questions about ESPN’s popular documentary series.
Philadelphia 76ers All-Star guard Ben Simmons is closer to getting cleared to play, should the NBA season resume.
The Los Angeles Lakers have repaid a loan of roughly $4.6 million from coronavirus business relief funds after learning the program had been depleted.
The May 8 date is far from firm, the NBA said, warning teams that it “may push this timing back if developments warrant," according to the Associated Press.
The video salutes healthcare providers, first responders, and essential workers on the front lines of the pandemic.
ESPN reports team officials “expect to have” Simmons should the NBA season start back up after it was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that Jacqueline Cruz, the mother of star Karl-Anthony Towns, has died from complications due to Coronavirus.
Nike is honoring the career of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant on April 13 for “Mamba Day,” a day that marks the final game of his astonishing NBA career four years ago.
ICU manager Shelby Delaney was just about to start her shift when she received a Facetime call from the three-time NBA champion.
Kobe Bryant was already immortal. Now he’s officially a Hall of Famer as well.
Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, along with team partners Josh Harris and David Blitzer, dedicated a $1.3M donation to Penn Medicine for antibody testing for healthcare workers.