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    Luke Walton, Sacramento Kings. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) Luke Walton understands how hard it is to not break the quarantine bubble. Would Luke Walton rather break quarantine than coach the Sacramento Kings in the NBA bubble? Why did we let the Kings into the bubble? They’re all trying to get out because the NBA playoffs are a scary thing and they don’t belong in them. But don’t tell Coach that. He comes from a long line of winning, whether...
    Jimmy Butler, Miami Heat. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) Jimmy Butler doesn’t want anything on the back of his NBA bubble jersey. Jimmy Butler would prefer the back of his NBA bubble jersey be left alone. The All-Star for the Miami Heat is not going to put one of the prepackaged slogans on the back of his NBA jersey down in the Orlando bubble. He said to the media on Tuesday, he’d rather go nameless on the back of his...
    SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 12: Michael Beasley #11 of the Los Angeles Lakers walks off the court smiling after he received two technical fouls and was ejected from the game against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of their NBA basketball game at SAP Center on October 12, 2018 in San Jose, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions...
    James Harden. Chris Nicoll/USA TODAY Sports/Reuters James Harden has still not joined the Houston Rockets in the Disney World bubble, and the reason for his absence is unknown. Rockets head coach Mike DAntoni had said he hoped to have Harden in by mid-week but had no update on Hardens status on Tuesday. According to a report from The Athletic, Harden is feeling well but may wait to travel to Orlando until Russell Westbrook, who tested positive for COVID-19,...
    The NBA has done a U-turn and decided to allow the purchase of custom jerseys with the “Free Hong Kong” slogan on them. On Monday, customers attempting to purchase a custom NBA jersey with “Free Hong Kong” printed on it, but found the request forbidden. Social media exploded with reports that the NBA’s official store allowed all sorts of Black Lives Matter, anti-Semitic, anti-cop, and anti-American slogans on shirts but not the phrase “Free Hong Kong.” “The NBA bans you,...
    By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Harrison Barnes of the Sacramento Kings became the latest NBA player to reveal that he has the coronavirus, making the announcement Tuesday and saying he has hopes to join his team for the league’s restart later this summer. Barnes is the only player who has started all 64 of the Kings’ games this season. To extend that streak, he’ll need to be cleared and arrive at Walt Disney...
    The NBA’s “snitch hotline” is apparently blowing up. As part of a 113-page memo, the NBA set up an anonymous hotline for players to report peers they suspect are breaking the rules. Multiple tips have already been submitted to the hotline, according to The Athletic, to report potential protocol violations. The NBA is attempting to uphold a bubble-like atmosphere in Orlando, Fla. in order to resume its season later this month. Some players have already received warnings from the league...
    When the NBA shared its return plan and campus setup for the basketball “bubble” in Orlando, Fla., one minor element became a source of fascination for NBA Twitter: the anonymous tip hotline. The league has a system in place that allows NBA players to report potential rule violations, and apparently it is already working. On Tuesday, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported that “multiple tips” have already been placed into the hotline ahead of the 2019-20 season restart. Multiple tips have been...
    Kill Bills Vivica A. Fox Wants Zendaya to Play Her Daughter in Third Film: I Love Her If you’ve started day trading, you have until July 15 to get this ‘fire insurance’ for next tax season A long summer of basketball isnt new for everyone in NBA LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Formulating a plan to get a team ready for the restart of the NBA season wasn’t as difficult as one might expect for Indiana coach Nate...
    Getty Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis. The Los Angeles Lakers are currently focused on winning the NBA title, but that doesn’t mean the higher-ups aren’t thinking about Anthony Davis’ contract situation. While LeBron James is the team’s best player, Davis is the key to the team maintaining relevance past the next couple of seasons. Fortunately, there hasn’t been any indication that he won’t want to stick around for at least a little while longer. However, former NBA...
    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - MARCH 08: Chris Paul #3 of the Oklahoma City Thunder looks on after the game against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on March 08, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images) NBA insider Shams Charania tweeted Tuesday that the NBA bubble’s snitch headline had...
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Formulating a plan to get a team ready for the restart of the NBA season wasn’t as difficult as one might expect for Indiana coach Nate McMillan. Turns out, he’s been through something similar to this before. Spending an extended stretch away from home during the summer, while unprecedented as part of an NBA season, isn’t exactly a foreign concept for those with USA Basketball experience like the Olympics and the World Cup. Plenty...
    Robin Lopez, Milwaukee Bucks. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images) Disney mascots better watch out for Milwaukee Bucks center Robin Lopez. Robin Lopez loves Disney, but hates mascots, so this may be an issue in the NBA Orlando bubble. Lopez and his twin brother Brook Lopez star in their own unique ways in the Milwaukee Bucks‘ frontcourt. Milwaukee is the presumptive favorite to come out of the Eastern Conference to play whoever wins the Battle of Los Angeles between the...
    Getty LeBron James is congratulated by Anthony Davis. LeBron James is playing inspired basketball this season for the 49-14 Los Angeles Lakers. James, 35, is averaging 25.7 points, 7.9 rebounds and 10.6 assists per contest and is hoping to add a third NBA Championship to his trophy mantle. Appearing on today’s episode of the Scoop B Radio Podcast, former Miami Heat point guard, Mario Chalmers, a teammate of James during the Big 3-era Miami Heat revealed what it’s...
    NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal gave a woman the surprise of a lifetime when he pulled over to help her out when she was stranded on a highway. The unidentified woman had to pull over on a Florida interstate after her tire blew out, according to a post published Tuesday on Facebook by Alachua County Sheriff’s Office. Shaq happened to be driving down the interstate as well and pulled over to help. “Yesterday, Shaquille O’Neal was traveling through Alachua County on...
    WWE’s Charlotte Flair Opens Up About Complications from Her Breast Implant Surgery Fisker is going public: Five things to know about the electric-car maker ahead of its IPO 5 NBA Teams That Were Biggest Losers During Covid Shutdown With the NBA season set to resume July 30, certain teams will be worse off than others based on specific challenges resulting from the Covid-19 shutdown. © Getty Images / ThePostGame Illustration NBA Restart Between players who have contracted the virus...
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A woman whose car was left stranded along a Florida interstate when her tire blew out got a little unexpected help from former NBA star Shaquille ONeal, sheriffs officials say. ONeal, who lives in the Orlando area, was traveling on Interstate 75 near Gainesville on Monday when he saw the woman pull onto the side of the road, the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office said on a Facebook post. He stayed with the woman until deputies arrived at...
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A woman whose car was left stranded along a Florida interstate when her tire blew out got a little unexpected help from former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal, sheriff’s officials say. O’Neal, who lives in the Orlando area, was traveling on Interstate 75 near Gainesville on Monday when he saw the woman pull onto the side of the road, the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office said on a Facebook post. He stayed with the woman until deputies arrived...
    Life in the NBA bubble has forced players to grow accustomed to an environment many of them are not used to. For 76ers star Ben Simmons, that includes on the court, too. Coach Brett Brown has been using Simmons exclusively as a power forward in practices, a departure from his usual point guard role. “He’s so dynamic,” Brown told reporters Monday. “Let’s just talk about running. There’s nobody faster in the NBA. So, to always have the ball and...
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Harrison Barnes of the Sacramento Kings became the latest NBA player to reveal that he has coronavirus, making the announcement Tuesday and saying he has hopes to join his team at the league’s restart later this summer. Barnes is the only player who has started all 64 of the Kings’ games this season. To extend that streak, he’ll need to be cleared and arrive at Walt Disney World before Sacramento’s season resumes with the...
    Life in the NBA bubble has forced players to grow accustomed to an environment many of them are not used to. For 76ers star Ben Simmons, that includes on the court, too. Coach Brett Brown has been using Simmons exclusively as a power forward in practices, a departure from his usual point guard role. “He’s so dynamic,” Brown told reporters Monday. “Let’s just talk about running. There’s nobody faster in the NBA. So, to always have the ball and dribble...
    Harrison Barnes, #40, Sacramento Kings, (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) Harrison Barnes is the latest NBA player to announce he has tested positive for COVID-19. Most of the players who will be participating in the NBA’s planned restart have already arrived in the bubble at Walt Disney World. But for those players who have not yet arrived, we’re continuing to receive a rolling set of announcements that they’ve tested positive for COVID-19. Today, Kings’ forward Harrison Barnes shared on...
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    It’s not the face you might expect to see while stranded along the highway. But for one Florida driver, it certainly was a pleasant surprise. Deputies with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office responding to a car crash along I-75 in Alachua County on Monday were likely caught off guard when they were greeted by four-time NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal. FORMER WASHINGTON PLAYERS SPEAK OUT ON NAME CHANGE: ‘I’LL ALWAYS CALL THEM THE WASHINGTON REDSKINS’  “He stopped to check on the...