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NBA local television ratings up, led by spike in Warriors viewship

Everyone wants to watch Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors.

Local television ratings for Warriors games on Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area have spiked 120 percent since last season, … 378 more words

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Report: NBA considering expanding rosters for greater D-League integration

The NBA Development League is in a weird place right now. It’s growing as more teams are placing importance on it and adding single-affiliate franchises, but it’s still not a true minor league. 784 more words

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New technology to virtually light up 3-point line on ABC

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — The 3-point line will virtually light up during Saturday prime-time NBA broadcasts on ABC this season.

ESPN said Thursday that it is using new technology to show viewers when a player attempts a jumper from beyond the 3-point arc. 62 more words

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Warriors delay opening of new San Francisco arena until 2019-20 season

Since 2012, the Warriors have been planning a move from Oakland’s Oracle Arena, which has been their home for 50 years, to a new building in San Francisco. 129 more words

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NCAA finally pushes back NBA draft withdrawal until after combine

This isn’t going to matter for Ben Simmons or Brandon Ingram this coming June, or the future versions of Simmons and Ingram that will go high in the first round of the NBA draft. 418 more words

NBA Business

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor "proceeding" towards selling 30 percent stake

The Timberwolves are in a period of transition. The recent passing of head coach and president of basketball operations Flip Saunders has left the franchise without its most prominent voice, and owner Glen Taylor is thinking long-term about how long he’ll own the team. 217 more words

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Report: No new discussions of lottery reform until next CBA negotiations

A year ago, NBA commissioner Adam Silver submitted a proposal to the league’s board of governors that would even out the lottery odds, which would have effectively destroyed the Sixers’ controversial rebuilding plan. 172 more words

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