The biggest obstacle toward a 72-game NBA season is the obvious loss of revenue. However, Kerr says that would eventually take care of itself if the league and teams invested fully in its players' health.
There are whispers again that the NBA is investigating the possibility of adding a midseason tournament. Only this time, it seems like a foregone conclusion. NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum told Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports that the NBA is "making progress" on implementing the tournament.
The first episode of "Throw It Down with Bill Walton" will air Monday during the San Antonio-Portland game, only available on NBA League Pass through the NBA App. Walton, 70, will host a show every Monday for the next five weeks.
Besides Jordan, Hakeem is the only other star player to win an NBA championship from 1991-98. And how could we forget the Dream Shake? Let’s take a moment to appreciate the greatness and look back on Hakeem Olajuwon’s career.
Being a professional athlete is hard. That’s not a bold statement. However, it’s even more difficult to play into your late 30s, and sticking around in the pros into your 40s, if you aren’t a bowler or a golfer, is a truly rare feat.
Basketball is a sport that is universally loved, and the NBA is at the forefront of the sport's dizzying growth. It's about time the NBA started expanding its league to include new teams in new cities.
Few players have made a more significant impact on the culture and history of basketball, and he's not done yet. Let's look at the biggest moments (so far) from the career of one of the greatest basketball players of all time.
As LFO once sang, “The great Larry Bird jersey number 33.” There have been many accolades for the man they call Larry Legend that go beyond being name dropped by the fourth or five most popular boy band of the turn of the millennium.
Over the course of NBA history, 160 players have scored 50 or more points in a game. Of those 160, 41 are currently playing, making up a shade more than 25 percent of the all-time crowd. By the end of the year, that percentage is likely to be even higher, because we’re witnessing an individual scoring inflation of unseen proportions.
ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith has offered the latest tale regarding the intense nature of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. "Kobe scared the living s--- out of me," Smith admitted Wednesday during an appearance on "The Howard Stern Show," per the Barrett Sports Media website.