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NBA wrap: Mills helps Spurs break losing streak

Patty Mills sunk all five of his three-point attempts as the visiting San Antonio Spurs snapped an eight-game NBA losing skid with an 111-104 victory over the New York Knicks. Australian guard Mills was perfect from beyond the arc to highlight his 17-point performance in 28 minutes. LaMarcus Aldridge led the Spurs with 23 points […]

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NBA TV available in direct-to-consumer offering

The NBA’s bottom line is about the bottom line: Media president District media president Beverly Hallberg gives her insight on the NBA’s involvement in China tensions. NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA is introducing a direct-to-consumer subscription option for NBA TV, a move primarily targeted at those who don't have cable or a package that […]

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NBA eyes India & Africa if China closes up over Hong Kong tweets

NBA Commissioner takes a stand against China NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey “enjoys” the right of freedom of expression, during a press conference, following Chinese State TV halting NBA broadcasts. FOX Business’ “Mornings with Maria” weighs in. As the NBA continues to face a backlash in China as a […]

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U.S.A. Basketball’s No-Win Situation Became Too Real

Want more basketball in your inbox? Sign up for Marc Stein’s weekly N.B.A. newsletter here. DONGGUAN, China — When it comes to basketball’s World Cup, this is how it works back home for American players: Only in defeat are you remembered. In a tournament of such modest standing in our hoops culture, compared to the […]

Lifestyle

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Robin Roberts Honored at 2019 NBA Awards

The NBA went Hollywood on Monday night, mixing basketball legends with a star-studded list of presenters including Samuel L. Jackson, Tiffany Haddish and “This Is Us” star Justin Hartley at the 2019 NBA Awards. Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal hosted the third annual award show, which aired live on TNT, kicking things off with a surprise […]