Zion Williamson now has the Thanos necklace to match his basketball superpowers

Zion Williamson now owns possibly the most badass piece of jewelry in the NBA: a custom diamond necklace adorned with a gem-lined Infinity Gauntlet from the movie “Avengers: End Game.” Williamson, sculpted like Thanos, has long expressed an affinity for the blockbuster villain. Last year, he said he rooted for Thanos over Captain America and blamed a rigged ending for the script, which cast Thanos as the loser. The Pelicans forward posed on Instagram with the necklace made by designer ZoFrost. […]

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REVEALED: The mediocre dinners NBA stars have been served in 'bubble'

Food not fit for The King! Denver Nuggets star reveals the awful dinners NBA millionaires were served up on their first night in the Disney World ‘bubble’, with LeBron James and the rest preparing to fly to Orlando NBA players are beginning to arrive in Orlando ahead of the season’s restart Denver Nuggets arrived on Tuesday and Troy Daniels wasn’t happy with the food Fans took to social media to compare the servings to the ill-fated Fyre Festival  NBA players have […]

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How will NBA coaches handle season restart with no fans and practice limitations?

During pressure-packed games, NBA coaches often wrestle with how to ensure their ear drums do not burst from all the noise. When the league resumes its season behind closed doors at a quarantine site in Orlando, however, coaches will now wonder how they deal with the uncomfortable silence. "It will be different with no fans and the fact that you can hear everything," Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers said. "I don't think we need scouts right now because every […]

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Ranking Jayson Tatum, Ben Simmons and NBA juniors by superstar potential

Co-author, Pro Basketball Prospectus series Formerly a consultant with the Indiana Pacers Developed WARP rating and SCHOENE system Jayson Tatum and Donovan Mitchell became NBA All-Stars in Year 3. But they weren’t alone at the top of their class. Though the 2017 draft class is prominently featured in the discussion for the highest ceilings among players in Year 3, don’t forget about the first overall pick of the 2016 NBA draft, Ben Simmons. After missing the entire 2016-17 season due […]

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Rating the latest NBA moves: Playoff and play-in implications

Co-author, Pro Basketball Prospectus series Formerly a consultant with the Indiana Pacers Developed WARP rating and SCHOENE system How different will NBA rosters look when the season resumes at the end of this month? Tuesday marked the end of the NBA’s transaction window ahead of teams heading to Orlando for eight seeding games, followed by potential play-in tournaments and the 2020 playoffs. Now the only roster moves allowed will be substitute contracts for players who have chosen not to participate […]

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Michael Jordan: BJ Armstrong outlines growth of former Chicago Bulls teammate

BJ Armstrong had the best seat in the house when it came to witnessing Chicago Bulls teammate Michael Jordan evolve into the NBA’s most dominant player. The six-time champion, five-time MVP and 14-time All-Star led the NBA in points per game in four of his first six seasons after being drafted in 1984, before doing so again in 1990-91 as he won his first NBA championship with the Bulls. Source: Read Full Article

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NBA to stop season if coronavirus spreads, says Adam Silver

Spread of the coronavirus would prompt the NBA to stop the 2019-20 season, commissioner Adam Silver has said. Speaking on the TIME 100 Talks, Silver said the league is “reasonably confident” about its plan to restart the season in Orlando on the Disney World campus in July. But if the virus spreads among players and personnel in Florida, Silver said the league will have no choice but to pull the plug. Source: Read Full Article

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‘Black Lives Matter’ to be painted on courts at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for NBA’s resumed 2020 season

As part of its ongoing efforts to address racial inequality, the NBA and the players union have agreed to have “Black Lives Matter” painted on the courts inside both sidelines of the venues at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex when it resumes the 2019-20 season on July 30, a person familiar with the details told USA TODAY Sports. That person was granted anonymity because they were not authorized to speak about internal matters publicly. The person added the slogans […]

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