Archive for the ‘NBA’ Category

Reuters Sports News Summary

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Augusta National patrons have proven for decades to be a different breed from fans at any other sporting event, providing a sort of golfing oasis for the world's best players each year during the Masters. At Augusta National, where the Masters began on Thursday after three heavily-attended practice days, one might have better luck booking a tee time at the exclusive course than finding anyone doing things like shouting out of line or using a cell phone.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Boston College standout guard Ky Bowman announced Tuesday that he is bypassing his senior season and declaring for the NBA draft. Bowman made his announcement on his Instagram page. Cuba's Baseball Federation announced on Tuesday a first list of players authorized to sign contracts directly with Major League Baseball organizations, moving Cuban-U.S. cooperation in the sport forward despite tense broader bilateral relations.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Boston College G Bowman declares for NBA draft Boston College standout guard Ky Bowman announced Tuesday that he is bypassing his senior season and declaring for the NBA draft. Bowman made his announcement on his Instagram page.

Tuesday’s Sports in Brief

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

The NCAA Tournament selection show is returning to CBS and its traditional bracket-first format for revealing the field for March Madness. Last year, the Selection Sunday show aired on TBS for the first time since CBS and Turner became broadcast partners for the men's basketball tournament in 2011. The presentation of the 68-team field was tweaked, first showing the teams that had earned automatic bids in alphabetical order, and then revealing the 36 at-large selections in alphabetical order.

Adam Silver uses Patriots, NFL to make point about NBA’s competitive balance

Sunday, February 17th, 2019

Every professional sports league aims for parity, where all teams have a fair chance to compete for a championship. The NBA is no different, and one complaint about its product in recent seasons has been a feeling that the outcome of the NBA Finals already is decided due to the dominance of the Golden State Warriors. NBA commissioner Adam Silver was asked Saturday at NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte about improving the competitive balance of the league, and he brought up the NFL, which has done a great job of creating parity.

Despite struggles, Knicks become first NBA team valued at $4 billion

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

The New York Knicks remain the highest-valued team in the NBA despite just two winning seasons in the last 18 years. Things have not been going well for New York Knicks fans recently to say the least. Already locked into their sixth straight losing season — their 16th in the last 18 campaigns — the Knicks also traded away their first home-grown superstar in decades with the hope of solving their issues through free agency.

Three Things to Know: NBA players were as bored with Super Bowl as you were

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Every day in the NBA there is a lot to unpack, so every weekday morning throughout the season we will give you the three things you need to know from the last 24 hours in the NBA. 1) NBA players were as bored with Super Bowl as you were. Tom Brady added to his legacy and the New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3, but the game itself was just a dull puntfest.

Tom Brady has fun with LeBron James comparison: ‘He’s a better athlete’

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Tom Brady has fun with LeBron James comparison: 'He's a better athlete' originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Tom Brady isn't the strongest, tallest or fastest athlete in the NFL, but the New England Patriots quarterback still finds ways to help his team win games. He's living proof that there's more to winning games than pure physical ability, although it certainly helps to have that advantage over your opponents. LeBron James, the best player in the NBA, is both the most talented and physically gifted player in basketball.

How do the New York Knicks remain the most valuable NBA team despite a miserable last 20 years?

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

The start of this season was unacceptable for Manchester United. You've just imagined the New York Knicks. The Knicks, who trade Madison Square Garden for London's O2 for their game against the Washington Wizards on Thursday, are the most valuable franchise in the NBA, valued at $3.6bn. They place seventh on Forbes' 2018 list of all teams alongside United, Real Madrid and the NFL's Dallas Cowboys.

Watch the Seahawks recreate Allen Iverson’s stepover on Ty Lue as a TD celebration

Monday, November 26th, 2018

The NFL is still the No Fun League. The Seattle Seahawks got into the fun on Sunday during their win over the Carolina Panthers by recreating one of the most iconic moments of the last two decades in the NBA.