Adam Silver NBA lost ‘hundreds of millions’ due to China fallout

Adam Silver NBA lost 'hundreds of millions' due to China fallout

NBA commissioner Adam Silver told reporters this week that China’s response to former Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey expressing his support for anti-government Hong Kong protesters in 2019 cost the league hundreds of millions of dollars. Morey, who is now general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, tweeted in October 2019 an image that read, … Read more

NBA commissioner says Boston should apply to host All-Star Game

NBA commissioner says Boston should apply to host All-Star Game

I encourage that application from boston. It’s *** it’s *** wonderful city. Obviously we’ll be there soon. There was *** period, I don’t know, maybe it seems 10 plus years ago where it became disfavored to have All Star Games for whatever reason. And now they’re back. You know, I got *** long list of … Read more

Cleveland’s Rajon Rondo accused of domestic abuse

Cleveland's Rajon Rondo accused of domestic abuse

Rajon RondoPhoto: Getty Images Society has a long history of normalizing domestic violence, especially when an athlete is involved. In the midst of one of its highest-viewed postseasons in a decadethe NBA just got something else added to its plate besides bad officiating and health and safety protocols. Veteran NBA point guard Rajon Rondo has … Read more

Bob Lanier, NBA force who left big shoes to fill, dies at 73

Bob Lanier, NBA force who left big shoes to fill, dies at 73

Bob Lanier, the left-handed big man who muscled up beside the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as one of the NBA’s top players of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 73. The NBA said Lanier died after a short illness. The Hall of Famer had worked for the league as a global ambassador. The Athletic reported … Read more