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NBA Players Association Holds First Annual Basketball Players Awards

The NBPA Basketball Players Awards happened Tuesday night in Las Vegas

NBA players speak frankly and emotionally about what it means to be recognized by their…

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Michael Jordan Headlines 2015 FIBA Hall Of Fame Class

FIBA announces this year's class of Hall of Fame inductees

The international basketball governing body FIBA announced that Michael Jordan will headline its 2015 class…

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Dallas Mavericks CEO Terdema Ussery Leaves For Under Armour

After 18 years, the team's president is leaving the organization

Long time Mavericks executive Terdema Ussery ends a successful tenure in Dallas to join sports…

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NBA Players Union Proposes Funding Healthcare for Retired Players

Plan estimated to cost upwards of $15 million per year

The NBA players union is proposing using $15 million of the massive $24 billion media…

By Michael Tolbert

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Kevin Durant and Nike Are Bringing New Life To Old Basketball Courts

They will be using new recycling technology to build outdoor courts

Kevin Durant is teaming with Nike for a new initiative to bring quality outdoor basketball…

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NBA Commits $1.4 Billion On First Day Of Free Agency

Players receive massive paydays under leagues' increasing salary cap

As other players sign huge contracts on the first day, Lebron James is putting business…

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Anthony Davis To Sign NBA’s Richest Contract

He is the Pelicans' franchise player for the foreseeable future

Earning just over $23 million in the four years of his first contract, Davis will…

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Jay-Z’s TIDAL Still Has A Few Tricks Left

Tidal and Roc Nation Sports team up for the NBA Draft.

Today, in anticipation of tonights NBA Draft, TIDAL has explored a previously unused avenue by…

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Magic Johnson Enterprises Acquires Equitrust Life Insurance Co.

The former Laker expands reach in insurance and financial services community

Magic Johnson Enterprises has long focused on ethnically diverse and underserved urban communities, and continues…

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GQ Recognizes Some of the Most Stylish Athletes in New List

The magazine galvanizes a few of sports style icons

Lebron James and Mario Balotelli made the cut for GQ’s most stylish men alive list.

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[WATCH] Carmelo Anthony Acquires Soccer Team In Puerto Rico

The NBA superstar brings professional soccer to his father's homeland

The perennial NBA All Star and budding entrepreneur Carmelo Anthony became the owner of the…

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Dwyane Wade Attends Harvard Business School

Miami Heat star furthers his education by enrolling in courses at Harvard

Dwyane Wade takes a break from his job as an ESPN analyst to enroll in…

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Carmelo Anthony Teams Up With Nickelodeon For Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Product Line

The entrepreneur is adding another title to his already impressive list - Creative Director

The husband, father, superstar, and gold medalist, announced yesterday that he’s adding another title…

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Nike Inks Massive Apparel Deal With The NBA

Nike is set to take over the NBA's uniform design during the 2017-18 season

One notable change in design that’s already planned is the addition of the Nike logo…

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[WATCH] Former NBA Stars and Fans Play For Million-Dollar Prize

'The Basketball Tournament' gives fans the chance to act as the GM, coach, or play for grand prize

This year the tournament draws 97 teams made up of NBA players, NCAA athletes, and…

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Charles Barkley to Donate Millions to Charity, Higher Ed

'Inside the NBA' host makes impromptu announcement

Charles Barkley to donate a total of $3 million to the Wounded Warrior Project, Morehouse…

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2015 Face List Awards Honor Pan-African Community Pioneers

Honorees include Boris and Nicole Ari Parker-Kodjoe, Ashish Thakker, Amadou G. Fall, and many more.

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[SURVEY] NBA Spends The Most On Athletes On Average

Recently released survey highlights which major sports, leagues, and teams are spending the most

ESPN offered a peek at one of the charts in their analytic arsenal – the…

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Minnesota Timberwolves Hit The Jackpot

Armed with the #1 pick in the 2015 draft, things are looking up for the team and their fans

Last night, the Minnesota Timberwolves won the NBA Draft Lottery for the first time in…

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[VIDEO] The Weekend Update: May 18th

In case you missed it, here's some of the big news that happened this weekend

Barack takes on police militarization, unfolding drama in the NBA & WNBA, and Janet Jackson…

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3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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