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NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates: Kevin Durant out vs Utah Jazz due to health and safety protocols

NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates: Kevin Durant out vs Utah Jazz due to health and safety protocols

NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates: All you want to know about NBA trade, NBA schedule, NBA news, NBA rumors. All NBA dates, NBA fixtures, NBA results, and more. Champions LA Lakers want to visit White House after Joe Biden is sworn in

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NBA 2020-21: Find the detailed information on the new contracts signed by the NBA players here.

NBA 2020-21: NBA media week

08-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA G League 2020-21: NBA G League to begin to play at Disney World in February

The NBA G League announced today that 18 teams, including 17 NBA G League teams and G League Ignite, will take to the court in February at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla. The top eight teams will advance to a single-elimination playoff.

08-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA 2020-21: Champions LA Lakers hope to visit the White House after Donald Trump leaves

The LA Lakers are hoping to visit the White House to celebrate their 2020 NBA championship once Joe Biden takes office on Jan. 20, according to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes.

NBA 2020-21: 5 Stats to know about Bradley Beal’s Career-High 60 points against the Philadelphia 76ers

Bradley Beal matched Gilbert Arenas’ franchise record, scoring a career-high 60 points in the Washington Wizards’ 141-136 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.

NBA 2020-21: How did the NBA players and coaches react to the breach of the U.S. Capitol?

Images, video footage, and news reports of Donald Trump supporters breaching the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday elicited strong reactions from within the NBA community, with some questioning whether a double standard exists in how law enforcement officials handle peaceful protests involving people of color.

07-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA 2020-21: Boston Celtics, Miami Heat kneel in protest over Blake, Capitol protest

A joint statement prior to Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics, saying we must not forget the injustices in our society. The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat knelt for the national anthem Wednesday night, saying they were playing “with a heavy heart” after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump was able to storm the U.S. Capitol and the decision earlier in the week by a Wisconsin prosecutor not to charge a police officer who shot a Black man last year.

NBA 2020-21: What are the updates in the NBA Mental Health Policies during an ongoing pandemic?

The NBA is urging teams to make increased commitments toward providing mental health resources to players and staff, releasing updated guidelines Wednesday to reflect the challenge of playing amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

NBA 2020-21: LeBron James redefines clutch against the Memphis Grizzlies to grab the win

LeBron James took fourth-quarter heroics to new heights on Los Angeles Lakers’ 4-0 road trip as they defeated the Memphis Grizzlies in their last game.

06-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA News 2020-21: Memphis Grizzlies keep playoffs hopes regardless of Ja Morant’s absence

Ja Morant hopped one-legged off the Barclays Center court on Dec. 28 against the Brooklyn Nets with a Grade 2 sprained ankle. But, the Memphis Grizzlies have not given up playoffs hopes.

NBA News 2020-21: What are the records that Luka Doncic broke in the win against Houston Rockets?

In the win against Houston Rockets, Luka Doncic broke and set multiple all-time records with the season’s first triple-double. He also had his 1000th career assist, first triple-double of the season, and 26th of his career.

05-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA 2020-21: Luka Doncic 4th fastest player in NBA history to reach 1,000 points, rebounds, and assists

Luka Doncic 4th fastest player in NBA history to reach 1,000 points, rebounds, and assists. He is in elite company. Doncic surpassed LeBron James who achieved this milestone in 158 games.

NBA Covid-19 News: NBA informs all the 30 teams of the updated rules

The NBA has informed its 30 teams of updated Covid-19 rules: Starting Tuesday, all active players who are dressed to play must wear face masks until they enter the game. All players, coaches, and staffers in Tiers 1/2 must wear a mask when outside the team setting and indoor.

NBA News 2020-21: Brooklyn Nets apply for $5.7M grant due to Spencer Dinwiddie’s injury

After season-ending knee surgery for guard Spencer Dinwiddie, the Brooklyn Nets are expected to apply for a $5.7 million disabled player exception which can be used to acquire another player, according to ESPN.

NBA Covid-19 News: “Tough to balance with rigid Covid-19 protocols,” says NBA team health officials

NBA team officials are tasked with implementing and overseeing the league’s day-to-day health and safety Covid-19 protocols. Rigidity in the protocols has been tough for the players as well as officials.

NBA news 2020-21: Paul George replies to haters after a 39-point outing

It’s still early in the NBA 2020-21 season but Paul George is already putting together an impressive and strong bounce-back campaign, one that’s reminiscent of his NBA 2018-19 season in Oklahoma City. His most recent performance against the Phoenix Suns is yet another reminder that George belongs among the NBA’s elite.

Nets vs Jazz LIVE in NBA: Kevin Durant out vs. Jazz due to health and safety protocols

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant is out for Tuesday’s game against the Utah Jazz due to health and safety protocols, the team announced on Monday.

04-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA 2020-21: Steph Curry scores records a new career-high, scores 62 points against Portland

Steph Curry had himself a game against the Blazers, recording a new career-high of 62 points as the Warriors improve to 3-3 on the season. Warriors vs Blazers ended in a 137-122 win for the Warriors.

NBA Covid-19 Updates: 7 LA Clippers staff members in Quarantine after NYE event, Report

 A total of 7 members of the LA Clippers staff including one who tested positive for COVID-19 are in quarantine, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.

NBA 2020-21: Notable Milestones to Watch for in 2021

As the calendar flips to 2021, we take a look at some of the key statistical milestones that may be achieved over the course of the 2020-21 NBA regular season.

03-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA 2020-21: 5-Time NBA All-Star & Hall of Famer Paul Westphal passes away

Paul Westphal, a Hall of Fame guard who was a five-time All-Star and a three-time All-NBA first-team selection, has passed away at the age of 70, the Phoenix Suns announced Saturday.

NBA Scores: All the NBA Highlights, Updates, Stats, and News from Jan 2

It was an All-Star cast for Saturday’s ten-game slate, with dominant performances from LeBron, Giannis, and Luka leading the way on an action-packed night around the league.

NBA 2020-21: Carmelo Anthony passes Tim Duncan for 14th in career scoring

Portland Trail Blazers’ forward Carmelo Anthony has passed Tim Duncan to become the 14th in career scoring.

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02-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA 2020-21: Dallas Mavericks’ James Johnson, Hornets’ Cody Martin, and Caleb Martin fined

In the match, Dallas Mavericks vs Charlotte Hornets, Mavericks’ forward James Johnson, Charlotte Hornets forward Cody Martin, and Hornets forward Caleb Martin have been fined for their roles in an on-court altercation, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

NBA 2020-21: How is Kings’ Tyrese Haliburton a contender for the Rookie of the Year?

Even though it is still very early to say but the No. 12 pick for the Sacramento Kings, Tyrese Haliburton has been performing really well for the franchise. He could be a contender for the Rookie of the Year. One thing is for certain, the Kings picked the right man.

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01-01-2021 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA Covid-19 Updates: NBA to require players to wear sensors as part of contact tracing

The NBA is planning to roll out a contact tracing program by demanding players and many team staffers to wear sensor devices during all team-organized activities outside of games starting Jan. 7, according to a league memo obtained by ESPN.

NBA Covid-19 Updates: Teams under pressure to enforce Covid-19 guidelines after the new memo

The NBA has put a significant burden on teams to control and ensure discipline in cases of COVID-19 rules infractions among players and staff, the league told teams on Thursday in a memo obtained by ESPN.

NBA 2020-21: LaMelo Ball justifies his hype in a blowout win against the Dallas Mavericks

 In his fourth NBA game against the Dallas Mavericks, LaMelo Ball delivered a dynamic performance off the bench, with a strong combination of shooting, playmaking, and confidence.

NBA 3BL Season 3: Commissioner Rohit Bakshi announces schedule, cities, and other key details

The 3BL saw no action in 2020 but as everybody prepared to say goodbye to the difficult year to look ahead to 2021, 3BL Commissioner Rohit Bakshi made a few major announcements that surely brought a smile to all basketball players and fans in India.

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31-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA 2020-21: San Antonio Spurs’ Becky Hammon first woman to direct NBA team

The assistant coach, Becky Hammon took over the team’s huddles and became the first woman head coach during timeouts, and walked the sideline following Gregg Popovich’s ejection.

NBA Covid-19 Updates: NBA announces 495 Covid-19 test results from the 24th of December

It is good news for the NBA fans as 0 players were found positive for Covid-19. Of the 495 players tested for COVID-19 since Dec. 24, zero new players have returned confirmed positive tests.

NBA 2020-21: LeBron James on the cusp of 1,000 straight double-digit scoring games on his birthday

LeBron James will likely celebrate his 36th birthday by reaching a milestone that no other player has achieved before him and one that will take any player many years to possibly challenge.

NBA 2020-21: Looking back at LeBron James’ 4 eras as the King turns 36

 It is Lebron James’ birthday and the King turns 36. Including the playoffs, no one in the NBA scored more points than LeBron James in the last 10 years. He started the decade 124th on the league’s all-time scoring list. He now ranks No. 3 on the all-time scoring list and No. 2 Karl Malone and No. 1 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is well within reach.

NBA 2020-21: NBA gets best opening week viewership since 2012 after 2020 Finals slump

After suffering a rating drop for its championship series, the NBA is carousing its most-watched opening week since 2012, which was led by Christmas Day contests.

NBA 2020-21: Nikola Jokic makes strong MVP case after breaking the triple-double record for Denver Nuggets

Through four games, the Denver Nuggets are 1-3 but their All-Star center Nikola Jokic is off to an MVP-level start averaging 24.5 points, 13.5 assists, and 11.8 rebounds on 62.5% shooting from the field.

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30-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA 2020-21: Nikola Jokic breaks a record for Denver Nuggets after the win against the Houston Rockets

As the Nuggets recorded their first win of the 2020-21season by blowing out the Rockets at home, Nikola Jokic’s stat-sheet stuffing triple-double put him alongside some elite company in the franchise’s all-time record books.

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28-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA 2020-21: Anthony Davis to sit out against the Timberwolves due to calf contusion

 Anthony Davis will sit out today’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of an injury in his right calf contusion, Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel said after L.A.’s morning shootaround.

NBA 2020-21: Karl Anthony-Towns set to miss few games due to dislocated wrist

Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns suffered a dislocated left wrist and is expected to miss several games before he is cleared to return.

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27-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA 2020-21: LeBron James wins AP Male Athlete of Year award; sets another record

LeBron James told the world in 2020 that Black lives matter. He helped convince many who had never voted to finally head to the polls. He found more ways to continue elevating the lives of people in his hometown and has now won the AP Male Athlete of Year award.

NBA Christmas 2020: Teams and players don special uniforms sneakers for the holiday

Seven of the 10 teams in action on Christmas Day debuted new uniforms while countless players pulled out noteworthy sneakers for the occasion.

NBA 2020-21: Kawhi Leonard receives eight stitches to tend to mouth laceration

 Kawhi Leonard left the floor with 6.07 left on the game clock, in the Clippers Christmas Day game against the Nuggets, after taking an accidental elbow from teammate Serge Ibaka.

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26-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA Christmas Games 2020: Updates, Highlights, and Stats from each game

Once again, the NBA had a loaded Christmas Day slate, with five games to fill out the day. The Christmas day slate was locked in for Heat vs Pelicans, Clippers vs Nuggets, Lakers vs Mavericks, and Nets vs Celtics. Find all results and highlights here.

NBA 2020-21: LeBron James becomes the leading No. 2 scorer on Christmas Day

With a stepback 3-pointer in the 3rd quarter against the Dallas Mavericks, LeBron James passed Oscar Robertson into the 2nd place on the Christmas Day scoring list in the NBA.

InsideSport Year-ender: Top 10 Biggest Trades in NBA 2020

The NBA season has finally started with an abbreviated 72-game season. While it was a very short offseason, especially for the LA Lakers and the Miami Heat, fans are just glad that basketball is back. As we move closer to drawing curtains to the year 2020, which by general consensus, was a forgettable affair, sports did manage to conjure some lasting moments.

Boston Celtics and NBA legend K.C. Jones dies at age 88

Jones, who was drafted by the Celtics in 1956, won eight titles with the franchise as a player, one as an assistant coach in 1981, and led the team to two NBA titles as head coach in 1984 and 1986.

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25-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA Covid-19 Updates: NBA forbids teams from acquiring newly released coronavirus vaccines, Report

The NBA released a notice to teams on Thursday stating that franchisees are prohibited from pursuing and administering the newly issued Covid-19 vaccines on a team-wide basis ahead of public health guidelines for prioritization, according to a memo obtained by ESPN.

NBA News: Satnam Singh Bhamara, India’s 1st Indian NBA player handed a two-year doping ban

Satnam Singh Bhamara, the first Indian player to be drafted into an NBA team in 2015, has been handed a two-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency’s (NADA) disciplinary panel for failing a dope test last year.

NBA Christmas 2020: 5 top-tier matchups from 5 title-contending teams; Check out

Another year, another loaded Christmas Day slate. Can Bam Adebayo keep Zion Williamson out of the paint? Will Kevin Durant and Jayson Tatum get into a shootout? Will Luka Doncic and LeBron James battle in another classic? Here’s what to watch in each game.

NBA 2020-21: NBA Covid-19 Updates: NBA announces 558 Covid-19 test results from the 16th of December

After no players were found positive last time when the NBA conducted Covid-19 tests, 2 players have been found Covid-19 positive from the tests conducted on the 16th of December.

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24-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA 2020-21: Ranking the Top 10 Players entering the new season

The new NBA season tipped-off and we saw the likes of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, and many more. Let’s look at the list of the top 10 players entering the new NBA season.

NBA Business: NBA declares, ‘we will start NBA overseas games soon’

The NBA is still looking at situations that could allow teams to play in Europe and China again next season, deputy commissioner Mark Tatum said Tuesday.

NBA 2020-21: John Wall & DeMarcus Cousins could miss the season opener due to Covid-19 fear

Although John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins have tested negative for the coronavirus before the Houston Rockets season-opener on Wednesday, they could still be away for the start of the team’s season, according to ESPN.

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23-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA Rosters: NBA rosters feature 107 international players from 41 countries in the NBA 2020-21 season

The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that 107 international players from 41 countries are on opening-night rosters for the 2020-21 season, including a record 17 Canadian players and a record-tying 14 African players.

NBA 2020-21: Golden State Warriors introduces New Virtual Program for fans called Dub Hub

The Golden State Warriors have unveiled a multidimensional plan for a connected and interactive fan, player, and partner experience at Warriors games this season, it was announced today.

NBA Opening Night: Lakers vs Clippers; How good are the new additions? Will the Lakers do a repeat?

The LA Lakers are one of the teams expected to be active in free agency. Re-signing Anthony Davis is the priority, but they have a number of spots to fill on the roster with Rajon Rondo, Avery Bradley, and Dwight Howard reportedly leaving the team in free agency.

NBA Opening Night: Brooklyn Nets take on Golden State Warriors; How far can KD and Irving take the Nets?

The Brooklyn Nets take on the Golden State Warriors in the opening fixture of the NBA 2020-21 season. It is Brooklyn Nets vs Golden State Warriors

NBA Jersey Day: 10 Vintage Jerseys NBA teams need to bring back

With several teams sporting new home and away colors, while also giving fans a taste of nostalgia bringing back some of the most beloved throwback jerseys.

5 Players who had a 50-point game in the history of NBA Opening Night including 2 Jordan appearances

What is the most Decorated Jersey number in NBA history? Notable Players by Notable Numbers; Check out

NBA celebrated its Jersey Day on the 22nd of December 2020. We take this opportunity to talk about the most iconic players in NBA history and the jersey numbers they chose to don their entire career.

NBA news 2020-21: Ben Simmons breaks his silence about a potential swap with James Harden

Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons stated that he is not concerned about his name coming up in trade rumors involving Houston Rockets star James Harden.

James Harden Trade: Denver Nuggets not willing to include their Star player in a potential swap

The Denver Nuggets are among the many teams considering a possible trade for James Harden.

NBA mews Hall of Fame: Complete list of the nominees for the 2021 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame?

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame today announced the list of eligible candidates for the Class of 2021, including first-time nominees Doug Collins, Michael Cooper, Howard Garfinkel, Lou Henson, Paul Pierce, Val Ackerman, Yolanda Griffith, and Lauren Jackson.

NBA news 2020-21: How will this year’s Championship Ring Ceremony be different for the LA Lakers?

The Champions LA Lakers are set to face the Clippers on the opening night of the new NBA season as it tips-off in a few hours. While the Lakers confirmed that they will have a championship ring ceremony before the game, it will not be the same.

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22-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA news Expansion: Adam Silver declares, ‘new NBA teams’ still not on agenda

In a change from his past statements on the topic of expansion, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said that the league has studied the repercussions of extending beyond the league’s current 30 teams.

NBA news 2020-21: 15 Important Things You Need to know about the new NBA season

The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association announced on Nov. 9 that they have struck a deal on rules for the 2020-21 season, which will start on Dec. 22. 15 important things to know about the new NBA season.

NBA news 2020-21: San Antonio Spurs offer Derrick White a new 4-year deal worth $73m

The Spurs drafted White with the No. 29 pick out of the University of Colorado. Last season, the 6’4″ guard averaged 11.3 PPG, 3.5 APG, and 3.3 RPG in 58 games for San Antonio, all starts.

NBA news 2020-21: Toronto Raptors offer OG Anunoby a 4-years, $72m contract extension

This is a remarkable rise for Anunoby, who arrived at Indiana for Tom Crean as the 294th ranked high school senior and entered the draft with Wilkes with a torn ACL on the way to the Raptors selecting him 23rd overall in 2017.

NBA news 2020-21: Top 10 players under the age of 25 in the NBA- Doncic, Morant, Jokic, and more

With the start of the NBA 2020-21 season, it’s time to shine the light on the next wave of superstars, all 25 or younger.

NBA news 2020-21: Orlando Magic gives new deals to Former No. 1 draft pick Markelle Fultz & Jonathan Isaac

The Orlando Magic have given out two new deals to former No. 1 draft pick Markelle Fultz and Jonathan Isaac, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.

NBA news 2020-21: Milwaukee Bucks punished for Bogdanovic trade deal; docks their 2022 draft pick

Bogdan Bogdanovic trade fell off after Milwaukee Bucks committed a tampering infringement by speaking to him before the allowed period. They have been punished for the same.

NBA news 2020-21 Preview: Toronto Raptors’ Notable Additions and Departures, Player Salaries, Starting 5; All you want to know before the new NBA season

NBA news 2020-21: James Harden weighs in on his expectations this season as he speaks to the media

James Harden spoke to the media on Zoom. The arrival of John Wall has left All-NBA guard James Harden unmoved and uninterested in pursuing a new partnership, and the franchise star continues to push the Houston Rockets for a trade, sources told ESPN. He stated his expectations.

NBA news 2020-21: LA Clippers gives Luke Kennard a new 4-year deal; will earn $64 million

After giving a new contract to Paul George, the Clippers have given a new deal to Luke Kennard, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.

21-12-2020 – NBA 2020-21 LIVE Updates

NBA 2020-21: Top 10 players under the age of 25 in the NBA- Doncic, Morant, Jokic, and more

NBA news 2020-21 Preview: Boston Celtics’ Season Prediction, Player Salaries, Starting 5; All you want to know before the new NBA season

The Boston Celtics have a tremendous group of young talent in Jayson Tatum, Marcus Smart, and Jayleen Brown. This NBA offseason they offloaded Gordon Hayward to the Charlotte Hornets and added Tristan Thompson.

NBA news 2020-21: Champions LA Lakers and Kyle Kuzma reportedly agree to a 3-year contract extension

Kyle Kuzma and the LA Lakers have reached an agreement about a new contract extension. The contract is said to be of 3 years, $40 million, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.

NBA news 2020-21: Rudy Gobert accepts the largest max contract extension for a big man

Rudy Gobert has accepted a 5-years, $205 million contract with the Utah Jazz to create history.

NBA 2020-21 Schedule: The tentative NBA schedule calendar for the 2020-21 season:

 • Dec. 11-19, 2020: Preseason games

 • Dec. 22, 2020 – March 4, 2021: First Half of regular season

 • March 5-10, 2021: All-Star break

 • March 11 – May 16, 2021: Second Half of regular season

 • May 18-21, 2021: Play-In Tournament

 • May 22 – July 22, 2021: 2021 NBA Playoffs

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