Month: April 2020

8:58 PM ET Eric WoodyardESPN Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant and New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson often are at the forefront of the Rookie of the Year conversation, but another talented member of the 2019 NBA draft class isn’t just sitting back and waiting for the season to resume. Miami Heat rookie Tyler Herro,
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Last week, Basketball Insiders ranked who was the best of the best of each position in the NBA, including executives. This week, Basketball Insiders is taking a look at who are among the most underrated executives in the NBA. What makes an executive underrated? It’s actually a pretty loaded question. Their work may have led
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7:50 PM ET LeBron James is combining two of his off-court passions — education and entertainment — in a primetime event to honor the high school class of 2020 next month. The Los Angeles Lakers star’s LeBron James Family Foundation is partnering with the XQ Institute and the Entertainment Institute Foundation to present “Graduate Together:
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7:33 AM ET NBA Insiders Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls built a dynasty in the 1990s. Their six NBA titles came in a pair of three-peats and included a 72-win season, multiple MVPs and multiple scoring titles. Our NBA experts ranked each Bulls title team from worst to best, considering the quality of each
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Last week, Basketball Insiders ranked who was the best of the best of each position in the NBA, including executives. This week, Basketball Insiders is taking a look at who are among the most underrated executives in the NBA. What makes an executive underrated? It’s actually a pretty loaded question. Their work may have led
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9:37 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN As the saying goes, “Where there’s a will, there’s a way.” For New Orleans Pelicans rookie forward Zion Williamson, there’s been a slightly different take on that. In the quarantined style of life that everyone in America has had to adapt to, Williamson says: “With a goal, there’s a way.
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Last week, Basketball Insiders ranked who was the best of the best of each position in the NBA, including executives. This week, Basketball Insiders is taking a look at who are among the most underrated executives in the NBA. What makes an executive underrated? It’s actually a pretty loaded question. Their work may have led
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6:36 PM ET ESPN’s 10-part documentary series “The Last Dance,” which chronicles Michael Jordan and the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls, continued on Sunday with Episodes 3 and 4. Jordan and the Bulls allowed NBA Entertainment to follow them throughout the season and document their final championship together. The series features never-before-seen footage, as well as interviews
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5:36 PM ET While Los Angeles residents tune in to see Michael Jordan feast on opposing defenses in “The Last Dance,” a local chef has come up with MJ-inspired meals to accompany the viewing experience. Matt Poley, co-owner of Heirloom L.A. along with his partner, Tara Maxey, introduced “The Last Dance Menu” at their catering
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8:23 AM ET ESPN’s 10-part documentary, “The Last Dance,” which chronicles Michael Jordan and the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls, continues on Sunday with Episodes 3 and 4. All 10 episodes will air on ESPN and the ESPN App in the U.S. and can be streamed outside the U.S. on Netflix. Jordan and the Bulls allowed NBA
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The NBA will allow teams to open their practice facilities in some cities beginning May 1. With the COVID-19 situation putting the brakes on the sports world, the NBA has made a pretty significant step in getting closer to the notion of still having a season. Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted that beginning on May 1, the
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6:55 PM ET The NBA is reopening team practice facilities for players in states and municipalities that are loosening stay-at-home restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic beginning on Friday, sources told ESPN. Players can return to team facilities in states such as Georgia for voluntary individual workouts as soon as next week, which allows for NBA
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