Citing NYC's COVID Vaccine Mandate, Brooklyn Nets Ban Kyrie Irving From Team
While Irving would be eligible to play away games, the Nets shut down the possibility on Tuesday, pointing to the "imperative that we continue to build chemistry as a team."
Oct 12, 2021 1:56 PM
Arts & Entertainment
State Bill Would Close NYC’s Loophole For Unvaccinated Performers And Athletes From Out Of Town
Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving can't play professional basketball in New York City unless he takes a COVID-19 vaccine, but unvaccinated traveling opponents are permitted to do so.
Oct 7, 2021 2:41 PM
Eighteen NBA Players Arrested In Alleged Insurance Fraud Scheme
Among the best known defendants are Glen "Big Baby" Davis and Tony Allen, both of whom played on the Celtics 2008 NBA Championship team.
Oct 7, 2021 1:22 PM
Brooklyn Nets Star Kyrie Irving Fined $50,000 For Violating NBA's COVID Protocols
The mercurial point guard was seen in a video partying while unmasked.
Jan 15, 2021 6:08 PM
Madison Square Garden Will Be A Polling Site For The 2020 Election, Thanks To NBA Players
As a condition of returning to the court to finish the playoffs, the NBA and the players' union announced that arenas would be used as polling sites for the 2020 election.
Aug 28, 2020 4:21 PM
NBA-Funded Saliva Test For COVID-19 Cleared For Immediate Use
"But the simple answer ended up being the NBA was going to do all this testing anyway, so why not partner with them and try to create something for everyone?"
Aug 15, 2020 3:37 PM
NY AG Wants Cable Companies To Cut Fees For Non-Existent Sporting Events
Many cable subscribers have cable to watch sports, all of which have been disrupted by the coronavirus.
Apr 30, 2020 10:45 AM
Arts & Entertainment
Sports Are Canceled: NHL, MLS, MLB, NCAA Join NBA In Suspending Play
In the wake of the NBA's decision to suspend play, multiple leagues have decided to suspend or delay their seasons as well.
Mar 12, 2020 4:32 PM
NBA Suspends Season After Utah Jazz Player Rudy Gobert Tests Positive For COVID-19
The NBA had been moving towards spectator-less games.
Mar 11, 2020 10:22 PM
Madison Square Garden Pays Tribute To Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant
The iconic Laker died, alongside his 13-year-old daughter and others, on Sunday in a helicopter crash outside of Los Angeles.
Jan 27, 2020 11:41 AM
Pro-Hong Kong Demonstrators Stage Protest At Barclays Center
The protest by roughly 150 demonstrators was the latest sign of how mired the NBA has become in an overseas political crisis.
Oct 19, 2019 1:18 PM
LeBron James Says Houston Rockets GM Was 'Misinformed' About Hong Kong-China Relations
Earlier in October, Daryl Morey had tweeted, "Stand with Hong Kong."
Oct 15, 2019 4:07 PM
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