Tag Archives: NBA

Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is

Ujiri makes waves again with choice language for Paul Pierce

Drake – who’s also seen the wrath of the league office, has the final word…

By Michael Tolbert

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Where Are They Now? Casualties of the NBA’s Amnesty Clause

Fox Sports recently declared they have reached ‘the end of the NBA amnesty era’

Generally, the ‘amnesty clause’ was viewed by most as an opportunity to dump all those…

By Michael Tolbert

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NBA Player Thabo Sefolosha Blames NYPD For Season-Ending Injury

The situation is murky but what's clear is that Thabo Sefolosha is done for the season

Video footage shows NYPD wrestling Thabo Sefolosha to the ground, but the circumstances leading up…

By Michael Tolbert

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Princeton University Launches Lecture Series on Sports, Race and Society

Industry leaders discuss political expression and activism in the NBA

NBA commissioner, Knicks GM and ESPN Analyst talk political expression and activism in the NBA…

By Mia N. Hall

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Lebron James’ Cavaliers Jersey Ranks #1 in NBA

How Lebron James' bestselling jersey contributes to his financial empire

Lebron James’ bestselling jersey is at the center of his financial empire.

By Michael Tolbert

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Washington Wizards in Talks of Creating Training Facility at Howard University

Howard's campus eyed as new home to Washington Wizards

Washington Wizards looking to build training facility on the campus of Howard University.

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Farewell to Adidas NBA Jerseys

The two brands announce that their 11-year partnership will end next year

As Adidas goes through a reinvention, the sporting apparel company says it will not bid…

By Sakina Spruell

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Stoute’s Agency To Debut NBA Ad During March Madness

Commercial attempts to draw college viewers to watch the professional league

The NBA is trying to get a piece of the college basketball March Madness action.…

By Sakina Spruell

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NBA Reaches for March Madness Audience

More viewers watch NCAA tournament than NBA finals

For the first time the National Basketball Association (NBA) is advertising during March Madness, in…

By Sakina Spruell

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Women Raise The NBA Roof

A look at gender progress in the men’s basketball league

Becky Hammon ascending the ranks to becoming the first woman assistant coach in the NBA,…

By Sakina Spruell

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Corey Brewer Makes NBA Steal of the Night

Rockets guard stepping up his game

NBA gives the Steal of the Night to Houston Rockets guard Corey Brewer who scored…

By Sakina Spruell

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5 Women in The NBA Making History Off the Court

These dynamic women play by their own rules and make sports history

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As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we examine those who’ve opened doors across all professional…

By Essence Gant

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NBA Baller with Anta Sneaker Deal Caught Wearing Jordans

Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons says competitor shoe better for his injured ankle

Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons says Nike brand Air Jordan a better fit while his ankle…

By Sakina Spruell

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Michael Jordan Joins Billionaire’s List with Team Ownership

NBA skyrocketing value responsible for many owners' increasing wealth

NBA skyrocketing value responsible for many team owners increasing wealth. Here’s how.

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NBA Pays Big for Wildcats

Here's the top 5 pro salaries earned by Kentucky alumni

Just about every NBA team wants a Kentucky Wildcat on their roster, and they are…

By Sakina Spruell

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Preserving an Era: Claude Johnson Expanding Stories of Blacks in Sports

Industry vet has passion for promoting African Americans in basketball

Sports business veteran, Claude Johnson is educating the world about the men and women who…

By Mia N. Hall

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NBA Teams Up with ‘Lean In Together’ for Gender Equality

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's organization is helping to empower women

Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook and longtime supporter of gender equality, has recently…

By Cristie Leondis

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African Americans Still Watch NBA More Than Other Races

Nielsen report shows an astounding viewership increase

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Although NBA teams are scouring the planet to find diverse players to expand the…

By Sakina Spruell

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Michael Jordan Most Famous New Billionaire in the World

Appreciating investments land sports mogul on Forbes list of billionaires

Out of the 290 newcomers to the Forbes billionaires list, Forbes has deemed  Michael Jordan…

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First Black NBA Player Dies During Black History Month

Earl Lloyd’s basketball legacy remembered

Two NBA greats, Anthony Mason and Earl Lloyd passed away in Black History Month. Here…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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