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MIAMI — The NBA has moved closer to a deal where players on two-way contracts would be eligible to appear on the active roster for as many games as their teams would like this season, a person with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday. The proposal to lift what was a 50-game limit on the …

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Parties may be part of NBA All-Star weekend next month. They just won’t include NBA All-Stars. Players taking part in All-Star weekend in Atlanta will largely have to remain in their hotels when not at the arena, the league told teams on Monday, and all players and coaches — whether part of All-Star events or not …

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For the G League Ignite, it was a beginning. For Jeremy Lin, it may be a new beginning. The G League season has finally started, opening Wednesday inside a bubble at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, and using many of the same buildings and amenities the NBA did when it played there …

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There are nine people who have been on the court to start four different games at Staples Center so far this season. Only eight of them are players. The other is referee Scott Foster. There might be no better way to explain how and why the NBA has changed the travel rules for officials this …

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Monday he is confident that the league’s health and safety protocols will allow teams to get through the season even as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Silver spoke on the eve of the season-opening doubleheader — Golden State visiting Brooklyn and the Los Angeles Clippers playing against the defending champion Los …

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday that his “best guess” is that next season will not start until at least January, plus acknowledged that the later-than-usual schedule could mean top U.S. men’s players miss next summer’s Tokyo Olympics. Silver, a guest in a series of panel discussions on CNN, did …

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The NBA’s board of governors and general managers will discuss a plan later this week to push the NBA draft back to Nov. 18, according to a memo sent to teams Wednesday. In the memo, a copy of which was obtained by The Associated Press, the league told teams that …

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The last day of an NBA regular season typically sees just about every team in action, with plenty of drama surrounding down-to-the-wire playoff races and statistical titles on the line. Typical doesn’t seem to exist in 2020. The NBA’s regular season ends — sort of — Friday with just four …

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The NBA still has not had a confirmed coronavirus case among players inside the season-restart bubble at Walt Disney World. The league released updated numbers Wednesday showing that none of the 342 players who were tested daily since the league last released results on Aug. 5 has had a confirmed …

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The NBA believes it has considered every possible way it can make the restarted season as safe as possible for everyone involved. All the way down to containing referee spittle. Referees at the NBA and WNBA restarts are using the same whistles they always have — albeit with one subtle but important …

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