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NBA-best Bucks working as if play will continue

While some might speculate that the NBA season will not resume because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Milwaukee Bucks, who had the league’s best record when play stopped, are going forward as if they will eventually be on the court. “We are operating and functioning and just have a mentality that we will play,” Bucks […]

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‘Such a d***’: NBA star brutally clipped

The NBA is dealing with the coronavirus shutdown by preparing to host a 16-player field of NBA players in an NBA 2K20 tournament set to air on ESPN. But just days before the tournament is set to get underway, the public face of the 2K video game found himself at the centre of social media […]

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Lakers players symptom-free after two-week COVID-19 quarantine

The Los Angeles Lakers announced Tuesday that their players are symptom-free two weeks after two of them tested positive for the novel coronavirus. On March 19, the NBA franchise said two unnamed players had contracted COVID-19 amid the global pandemic. After a 14-day home isolation prescribed by team physicians, no players are showing symptoms. CORONAVIRUS: Sports […]

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Sources: NBA, NBPA talk withholding player pay

Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 The NBA and National Basketball Players Association are discussing scenarios for withholding up to 25 percent of players’ remaining salaries in a league escrow should regular-season games eventually be cancelled, sources tell ESPN. The NBA continues to be hopeful that there will be a resumption of […]

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LeBron James says no excitement or joy in sports without fans

Lakers star LeBron James spoke recently about the challenges facing the NBA amid the coronavirus pandemic. One of them is the prospect of playing games behind closed doors. The NBA, like many sports around the world, has been suspended because of the COVID-19 crisis, which has killed almost 24,000 people globally. It remains to be seen […]

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Celts’ Smart, two Lakers latest to test positive

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart and two Los Angeles Lakers players have tested positive for the coronavirus. Both teams released statements announcing the positive tests Thursday, though they did not identify the players by name. Smart posted a tweet later Thursday confirming that he had tested positive. “We learned today that two Lakers players have […]