NBA

Kobe Bryant's Childhood Home Listed for $900K

The suburban Philadelphia house where the late NBA legend grew up has been put up for sale – and still features the driveway hoop where he honed his craft, listings show.
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Paul Pierce Explains Why Blacks Are ‘Scared of Cops’ in Emotional ESPN Segment

Studio analyst Paul Pierce explained why African Americans are “scared of cops” during an emotional segment on NBA Countdown. Pierce’s ESPN colleague Michael Wilbon discussed his fear as a parent amid the continued threat of police brutality.
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NBA to Resume Play Saturday With Increased Commitment to Social Justice, Voting Awareness

The NBA and the NBPA released a joint statement on Friday, stating that the 2020 playoffs will resume on Saturday and that the league will take increased measures to commit themselves to social justice.
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Barack Obama 'Commends' NBA Boycott in Response to Jacob Blake Shooting

Former United States president Barack Obama commended NBA players for Wednesday’s boycott of playoff games in response to Jacob Blake’s shooting in Wisconsin earlier this week.
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Report: NBA Playoffs Will Resume, Thursday's Games Postponed

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the NBA’s players have decided that the playoffs will continue, though Thursday’s slate of postseason action has been postponed as social justice continues to be a focal point.
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Lakers, Clippers Unofficially Vote to Boycott Remainder of 2020 Season: Report

The Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers have reportedly decided to boycott the remainder of the 2020 season in a stunning development as players protest police brutality and injustice against minorities in America.
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NBA Playoff Games and WNBA Games Postponed After Players Boycott in Wake of Blake Shooting

The Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic were not on the floor for their scheduled playoff game on Wednesday, in a reported protest of the recent police shooting of an unarmed black man in Wisconsin.
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Watch: TNT's Kenny Smith Walks Off Set in Solidarity With NBA Players

TNT’s Kenny Smith was unable to continue working on Wednesday while discussing the NBA players’ decision to boycott their games and joined them in a sign of solidarity.
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Social Media Reacts to NBA’s Unprecedented Boycott of Wednesday’s Playoff Games

Jesse Pantuosco gathers social media reaction to the Bucks’ unprecedented decision to boycott Wednesday’s NBA playoff game in protest of Jacob Blake’s shooting in Wisconsin earlier this week.
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Doc Rivers Speaks on Jacob Blake Shooting: 'This Country Does Not Love Us Back'

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers spoke on the shooting of Jacob Blake after a playoff game on Tuesday, marveling at “why we keep loving this country, and this country does not love us back.”
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