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NBA All-Star Game: Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons may miss game after barber tests positive for COVID
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NBA All-Star Game: Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons may miss game after barber tests positive for COVID

Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons may be unable to play in Sunday’s All-Star Game in Atlanta because of a coronavirus contact tracing issue

'An embarrassing and shameful day in our country': NBA reacts to Capitol Hill violence, Jacob Blake decision
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'An embarrassing and shameful day in our country': NBA reacts to Capitol Hill violence, Jacob Blake decision

At the Capitol, a mob delayed Congress from certifying the results of November's election and paving the way for President-elect Joe Biden to be sworn in later this month.

Year in Review 2020, best sports quotes: Naomi Osaka, Pele, Michael Holding, Vikas Krishan and more
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Year in Review 2020, best sports quotes: Naomi Osaka, Pele, Michael Holding, Vikas Krishan and more

2020 has been something that everyone would want to forget except it has been an unforgettable year. We look at some of the memorable quotes from the last 12 months.

NBA's offseason sprint in hectic year continues with start of frantic free agency window
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NBA's offseason sprint in hectic year continues with start of frantic free agency window

More than 100 other NBA players are unrestricted free agents; another 75 or so can be restricted free agents. What promises to be a chaotic NBA free-agent window opens on Friday.

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers name Daryl Morey as team president; extend GM Elton Brand's contract
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NBA: Philadelphia 76ers name Daryl Morey as team president; extend GM Elton Brand's contract

Morey stepped down as GM of the Houston Rockets this month after blockbuster moves that failed to lead the franchise to the NBA Finals

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers promote Tyronn Lue as new head coach, replaces Doc Rivers
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NBA: Los Angeles Clippers promote Tyronn Lue as new head coach, replaces Doc Rivers

Tyronn Lue was the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers when they captured the NBA championship with LeBron James in 2016.

NBA: As US Presidential elections draw closer, players, coaches and teams urge everyone to vote
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NBA: As US Presidential elections draw closer, players, coaches and teams urge everyone to vote

“We’ve got to get people to vote,” Doc Rivers, now the coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, said during these playoffs when he was coaching the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers expect new head coach Doc Rivers to lead on and off the court
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NBA: Philadelphia 76ers expect new head coach Doc Rivers to lead on and off the court

Doc Rivers' activism was highlighted by the Philadelphia 76ers when they officially named Rivers the 25th coach in franchise history on Saturday.

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: Doc Rivers set to be named new Philadelphia 76ers coach after seven seasons with Clippers, says report
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NBA: Doc Rivers set to be named new Philadelphia 76ers coach after seven seasons with Clippers, says report

Doc Rivers takes over for Brett Brown, who was fired after the 76ers were swept in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

NBA: Doc Rivers' legacy at the Los Angeles Clippers cannot be measured in statistics, records, or even trophies
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NBA: Doc Rivers' legacy at the Los Angeles Clippers cannot be measured in statistics, records, or even trophies

In his seven years with the Los Angeles Clippers, Doc Rivers could never take the franchise to the NBA Conference Finals, let alone to a title. But his legacy at the team was far beyond numbers, or titles.

NBA: Games brought to a halt again, this time players decide when they resume
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NBA: Games brought to a halt again, this time players decide when they resume

Milwaukee Bucks changed the narrative across the entire sports landscape, putting the focus squarely on social justice reform in protest of the shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, by police, while three of his children in his car looked on.

NBA: With boycott, players make definitive statement against racism even as league finds itself at crossroads
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NBA: With boycott, players make definitive statement against racism even as league finds itself at crossroads

By refusing to play due to the Jacob Blake shooting incident, NBA players and teams have taken a definitive stand against racism. But the league finds itself at a moment of reckoning.

'We could care less': NBA star LeBron James brushes off US president Donald Trump's blast
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'We could care less': NBA star LeBron James brushes off US president Donald Trump's blast

Trump said he turns away when he sees NBA players kneel during the anthem, although players have said the move is to protest police brutality and social injustice, and is not an insult to the flag, military or nation.

NBA: League releases COVID-19 testing results, no players confirmed positive in bubble
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NBA: League releases COVID-19 testing results, no players confirmed positive in bubble

Of the 343 NBA players tested since results were last announced 29 July, none has been confirmed positive.

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.

As NBA restarts after four-month hiatus, teams, players and coaches grapple with unfamiliar situations in the bubble
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As NBA restarts after four-month hiatus, teams, players and coaches grapple with unfamiliar situations in the bubble

When the NBA restarts in the Orlando bubble, it is likely to drag everyone out of their comfort zones in more ways than one.

NBA: Inside the bubble, plenty of options for players to unwind, relax for next month
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NBA: Inside the bubble, plenty of options for players to unwind, relax for next month

The so-called bubble in Central Florida is where 22 NBA teams have settled for about a week now, where they all will remain for another month and where teams that make the playoffs will be for considerably longer.

NBA docks Los Angeles Clippers $50,000 for coach Doc Rivers' comments on Kawhi Leonard's 'injury'
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NBA docks Los Angeles Clippers $50,000 for coach Doc Rivers' comments on Kawhi Leonard's 'injury'

The National Basketball Association has slapped the Los Angeles Clippers with a $50,000 fine because of comments coach Doc Rivers made about Kawhi Leonard's injury status.