NBA players react to league suspending season due to coronavirus

The NBA announced on Wednesday night that they will be suspending the season without a firm timetable for return. The announcement immediately followed the news of Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert preliminarily testing positive for the coronavirus. Soon after it was known of Gobert’s positive test, the Jazz’s road contest

NBA star’s idiotic, potentially-deadly joke

Two days before testing positive for the coronavirus, Utah Jazz centre Rudy Gobert made light of the pandemic sweeping the globe by snubbing his nose at measures put in place to protect NBA players and media covering the game. After answering questions at a press conference, Gobert attempted an ill-advised

NBA shuts down after Rudy Gobert tests positive for coronavirus

The NBA announced Wednesday night it is suspending its season after a Utah Jazz player preliminarily tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The league said it is halting operations “following the conclusion of tonight’s schedule of games until further notice. The NBA will use this hiatus to determine next steps for

Sources: NBA owners lean toward fanless games

Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 The NBA’s Board of Governors shared a consensus on Wednesday to continue the season playing games without fans in arenas amid the coronavirus crisis, and Commissioner Adam Silver is expected to move in that direction with a decision on Thursday, sources

Remembering ‘Coach K College Basketball’ on Sega Genesis 25 years later

Every time the NCAA inches closer to allowing players to be compensated for their likeness, Twitter rejoices at the anticipated return of the “NCAA Football” series.   Yet it’s the game that features former UCLA basketball player Ed O’Bannon — who was later involved in a 2009 lawsuit against the NCAA that led to the end

Los Angeles Lakers loss to Brooklyn Nets just one of those games, says Shaquille O'Neal

Shaquille O’Neal said the Los Angeles Lakers will chalk up their surprise home loss to the Brooklyn Nets as one of those games. Spencer Dinwiddie’s jump shot with 28.3 seconds remaining proved the difference as the Brooklyn Nets escaped Staples Center with a 104-102 victory on Tuesday night. Source: Read

Can Oladipo and the Pacers hit the right notes in time for a playoff run?

INDIANAPOLIS — After Victor Oladipo buried a pull-up 3-pointer for his fourth straight basket, cutting a 16-point Boston Celtics lead to three with 3:30 remaining on Tuesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, he balled his fists, walked back to center court and roared at the crowd. Nearly 17,000 fans in attendance

5-on-5: West playoff picture, bold predictions and more

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers have been at the top of the West all season, and now they’re closing in on the Milwaukee Bucks for the best record in the league. The LA Clippers, meanwhile, have favored load management over wins all season but still have a small

Opinion: LeBron James finally does right thing after letting fans know they are No. 1

LeBron James meant well. "I ain’t playing," the Los Angeles Lakers star said after Friday's game of any potential NBA games without fans because of coronavirus (COVID-19). "I ain’t got the fans in the crowd. That’s who I play for. I play for my teammates. I play for the fans. That’s

Charles Barkley fires back at Draymond Green, calls him ‘least famous person in the boy band’

Did you really think Charles Barkley wasn’t going to respond? Following a few jabs from Warriors forward Draymond Green on Friday, the “NBA on TNT” analyst fired back as part of an interview during Tuesday’s edition of “The Dan Patrick Show.” Green previously told reporters he was going to take Barkley’s