NBA tightens COVID-19 protocols as postponements mount

NBA Jan 13, 2021

NBA tightens COVID-19 protocols as postponements mount

The NBA and its players union updated COVID-19 health and safety protocols on Tuesday as positive tests and game postponements mounted. The Washington Wizards' home game against the Utah Jazz scheduled for Wednesday was postponed on Tuesday night, the sixth game to be scrubbed in ...

NBA studying ways to bring games back to China in future

NBA Dec 23, 2020

NBA studying ways to bring games back to China in future

The NBA is still looking at scenarios that could allow teams to play in Europe and China again next season, deputy commissioner Mark Tatum said Tuesday. Tatum also said the NBA’s season-opening doubleheader Tuesday night would be shown in China on Tencent, a league streaming ...

Coaches' challenge stays in NBA, game-night rosters go to 15

NBA Dec 18, 2020

Coaches' challenge stays in NBA, game-night rosters go to 15

The NBA coach’s challenge is back, and here to stay. Following the recommendation from the league’s competition committee, the NBA’s board of governors voted Thursday to keep the challenge as an option for coaches going forward. It was introduced last year on a one-year trial. Coaches ...

NBA reportedly plans Chicago bubble for 'Delete Eight'

NBA Jul 3, 2020

NBA reportedly plans Chicago bubble for 'Delete Eight'

The eight teams that weren't invited to participate in the NBA's restarted season near Orlando might be allowed to gather in a separate "bubble" in Chicago, ESPN reported Thursday. While the 16 teams that are currently in playoff position and six others that are relatively ...

Coronavirus may take spit, sweaty towels, handshakes out of sports

Sports Apr 6, 2020

Coronavirus may take spit, sweaty towels, handshakes out of sports

As the coronavirus brings the international sports calendar to a grinding halt, there are some long-standing habits which could change forever once competition resumes. Saliva to take the shine off swing bowling has been a reliable friend to fast bowlers throughout the history of cricket. But ...