Archive for the ‘NBA’ Category

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 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.

Dodgers’ World Series win ensures Game 5 … and a historic ‘Sports Equinox’

Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Game 3 of the 2018 World Series was historic. According to Elias Sports Bureau, via the Los Angeles Times, never before have teams from all five major professional U.S. sports leagues – NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL – played in the same metropolitan area on the same day.

NBC Sports Regional Networks launches MyTeams app

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018


With His Holdout, Le’Veon Bell Rips a Page from the NBA Playbook

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Le’Veon Bell is apparently going to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers shortly. The Steelers are off this weekend, which gives Bell plenty of time to reintroduce himself to his teammates, though there may be some confusion. Most of them, like most of us, think of Bell as a running back.