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NBA: How league, players association helped athletes deal with mental health issues in bubble
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NBA: How league, players association helped athletes deal with mental health issues in bubble

The bio-secure bubble that NBA created at Walt Disney World ensured the season went ahead without further disruptions due to COVID-19. But players like Paul George faced mental health battles inside. Here's how the NBA and NBPA helped players and staff:

NBA chief Adam Silver hopes no bubble next season though league will be prepared for any situation
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NBA chief Adam Silver hopes no bubble next season though league will be prepared for any situation

Silver told reporters on Wednesday he hoped the bubble format would be a one-off, but said it remained a possibility for next season.

NBA: As league restarts after four-month hiatus, an interactive look at new normal inside the bubble
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NBA: As league restarts after four-month hiatus, an interactive look at new normal inside the bubble

The NBA that shut down in March will be very different than the NBA that restarts on 30 July. Here's an interactive look at life inside the league's Orlando bubble.

NBA: Social justice message on back of jersey does not resonate with my mission, says LeBron James
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NBA: Social justice message on back of jersey does not resonate with my mission, says LeBron James

The Los Angeles Lakers superstar won't wear one of the NBA-approved social justice messages on the back of his jersey when the NBA resumes competition later this month in the Orlando bubble.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says they 'cannot sit on sidelines indefinitely' as league nears restart
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says they 'cannot sit on sidelines indefinitely' as league nears restart

NBA commissioner Adam Silver and Michele Roberts, the Executive Director of NBPA, said they were ‘relieved’ that just 16 players out of the 302 tested had tested positive for coronavirus, and none of those 16 players were seriously ill.

NBA team owners to vote on 22-team plan to resume season interrupted by coronavirus outbreak
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NBA team owners to vote on 22-team plan to resume season interrupted by coronavirus outbreak

On Thursday, NBA team owners will vote on the league's 22-team plan to resume the 2019-20 season which was interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic

'Wounds have never healed': NBA commissioner Adam Silver addresses racial tensions in US following death of George Floyd
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'Wounds have never healed': NBA commissioner Adam Silver addresses racial tensions in US following death of George Floyd

NBA commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to the league’s staffers Sunday night to address the latest racial tensions in the country.

Coronavirus Outbreak: NBA in talks with Walt Disney Company to set up single-site resumption of league
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Coronavirus Outbreak: NBA in talks with Walt Disney Company to set up single-site resumption of league

NBA spokesman Mike Bass said the conversations were still exploratory, and that the site would be used not only for games but for practices and housing as well

Coronavirus Outbreak: NBA team Minnesota Timberwolves poised to reopen practice facility in Minneapolis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: NBA team Minnesota Timberwolves poised to reopen practice facility in Minneapolis

About half of NBA teams have begun arranging workouts, since Commissioner Adam Silver gave the go-ahead two weeks ago, subject to state and local guidelines.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Poll of NBA players by union shows desire to resume regular season if safe
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Poll of NBA players by union shows desire to resume regular season if safe

The poll conducted by the National Basketball Players Association was informal but gave a clear sense that NBA players would like to not only get to the playoffs but also resume at least some of the regular season

Coronavirus Outbreak: Few NBA teams reopen practice facilities for workouts as league looks to implement testing plans
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Few NBA teams reopen practice facilities for workouts as league looks to implement testing plans

The NBA took tiny steps toward a return to normalcy Friday, as a small number of practice facilities reopened for workouts and at least one team received permission from the league to test players and staff for the coronavirus.

Coronavirus Outbreak: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league is 'not in a position' to make decision on restart
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Coronavirus Outbreak: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league is 'not in a position' to make decision on restart

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver held a video conference with journalists around the world to address the impact of coronavirus on the league, the steps being taken to ensure the safety of players and officials and the parameters under which the league could resume again

Coronavirus Outbreak: NBA says players will receive full paycheck on 15 April despite month-long suspension of league
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Coronavirus Outbreak: NBA says players will receive full paycheck on 15 April despite month-long suspension of league

The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association has been in talks for weeks about the status of salaries during the game’s shutdown

NBA commissioner Adam Silver says he doesn't expect any decision on resumption of play before May
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver says he doesn't expect any decision on resumption of play before May

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said there will be no decision on ending the league’s coronavirus shutdown until May at the earliest.

NBA: With season indefinitely on hold, coaches prepare for possible playoff games
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NBA: With season indefinitely on hold, coaches prepare for possible playoff games

With NBA games indefinitely on hold, there has been a lot of discussion about post-season possibilities — including by coaches around the league.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver says no idea when matches could resume, league trying everything to play basketball again
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver says no idea when matches could resume, league trying everything to play basketball again

The NBA is considering an idea where some players would be quarantined or isolated for purposes of being able to compete against one another and provide basketball fans with some sort of diversion from the coronavirus pandemic.

NBA teams, USA Basketball still may play in China in 2020, says league commissioner Adam Silver
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NBA teams, USA Basketball still may play in China in 2020, says league commissioner Adam Silver

The NBA and USA Basketball are still considering playing in China later this year, though the complexities of both the political rift caused by a tweet last fall and the ongoing health concerns in the world’s most populous country are making those plans seem decidedly uncertain.

NBA names All-Star MVP award in honor of Kobe Bryant, announces league comissioner Adam Silver
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NBA names All-Star MVP award in honor of Kobe Bryant, announces league comissioner Adam Silver

The Kobe Bryant MVP Award will be presented on Sunday to the most valuable player at the end of the 2020 NBA All-Star Game.

NBA pushes back plans for April vote on schedule changes for 75th anniversary season in 2021-22
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NBA pushes back plans for April vote on schedule changes for 75th anniversary season in 2021-22

The NBA no longer expects the league’s board of governors to vote in April on whether to make significant changes to the league’s schedule in time for the 75th anniversary season in 2021-22.