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Report: NBA in negotiations with "global sports betting companies" to partner in Europe

When NBA Commissioner Adam Silver came out in support of legalized gambling legislation, there was one motivation behind it — money.

Silver looked at things like the Barclays Premiere League where three teams have their kit/jersey deal with an online gambling company, and numerous other teams have other sponsorship deals with said firms. 269 more words

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Gregg Popovich: NBA should stop giving division winners a top-four seed 'immediately'

Doc Rivers has already said and resaid this.

But the Clippers coach (somewhat deservedly) has a reputation for griping too much.

So, in case you need a different perspective. 260 more words


Hack-a-Shaq will be a hot topic this offseason

One of the hot topics of the NBA offseason will be the much maligned “Hack-A-Shaq” strategy, in which a team repeatedly fouls an awful free throw shooter to limit scoring chances.   294 more words


Adam Silver on divisions: "If we're going to have them, we should be rewarding the winner"

The Spurs-Clippers series that ended last night was one of the NBA’s all-time great first-round series. It was also only possible because of the league’s bizarre division rules, which reward the winner of a division with a higher seed than another team in the same conference with a better record. 429 more words

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Blogtable: No more Hack-A-Shaq?

Each week, we’ll ask our stable of scribes across the globe to weigh in on the most important NBA topics of the day — and then give you a chance to step on the scale, too, in the comments below. 936 more words

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"The Pulse" With Bull & Fox Monday 4/27: Cavs Advance, Status of Love/Smith, Love's Offseason

Bull & Fox with Anthony Lima go around the sports world and give “The Pulse” including the Cavs’ sweep of the Celtics and the vibes after Kevin Love’s injury and J.R. 31 more words


Mark Cuban shouts at Adam Silver to complain about foul calls during Mavericks' Game 3 loss to Rockets

After Dallas dropped Game 3 at home to the Rockets, Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle ripped the officiating through the media.

During the game, however, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban delivered the message directly to the commissioner himself. 281 more words

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