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China’s Forced-Labor Backlash Threatens to Put N.B.A. in Unwanted Spotlight

China’s Forced-Labor Backlash Threatens to Put N.B.A. in Unwanted Spotlight

China’s Forced-Labor Backlash Threatens to Put N.B.A. in Unwanted Spotlight China’s Forced-Labor Backlash Threatens to Put N.B.A. in Unwanted Spotlight U.S.-Chinese tensions, human rights and business are once again meeting uncomfortably on the basketball court. In China, local brands are prospering from a consumer backlash against Nike, H&M and other foreign brands over their refusal to use Chinese cotton made …

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N.B.A. Fines Kevin Durant for ‘Derogatory’ Social Media Spat

N.B.A. Fines Kevin Durant for ‘Derogatory’ Social Media Spat

N.B.A. Fines Kevin Durant for ‘Derogatory’ Social Media Spat N.B.A. Fines Kevin Durant for ‘Derogatory’ Social Media Spat The N.B.A. fined Kevin Durant, the Nets star, $50,000 for using “offensive and derogatory” language on social media, an apparent reference to screenshots of a private social media conversation between Durant and Michael Rapaport, an actor and podcast host. On Tuesday, Rapaport …

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Biden says Rangers making mistake by allowing full capacity ESPN Texas Washington Houston NBA

Biden says Rangers making mistake by allowing full capacity ESPN Texas Washington Houston NBA

Biden says Rangers making mistake by allowing full capacity ESPN Texas Washington Houston NBA Biden says Rangers making mistake by allowing full capacity ESPN Texas Washington Houston NBA President Joe Biden told ESPN on Wednesday it was a mistake for the Texas Rangers to allow full capacity at their ballpark for their first game. Speaking on the eve of opening …

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The N.B.A. Trades That Did, and Did Not, Happen

The N.B.A. Trades That Did, and Did Not, Happen

The N.B.A. Trades That Did, and Did Not, Happen The N.B.A. Trades That Did, and Did Not, Happen Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry was heavily pursued by three of the N.B.A.’s presumed title contenders — Philadelphia, Miami and the Los Angeles Lakers — before Thursday’s trade deadline. Yet Lowry, on his 35th birthday, did not get traded. The Raptors’ decision …

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Elgin Baylor, Acrobatic N.B.A. Hall of Famer, Is Dead at 86

Elgin Baylor, Acrobatic N.B.A. Hall of Famer, Is Dead at 86

Elgin Baylor, Acrobatic N.B.A. Hall of Famer, Is Dead at 86 Elgin Baylor, Acrobatic N.B.A. Hall of Famer, Is Dead at 86 Elgin Baylor, the Lakers’ Hall of Fame forward who became one of the N.B.A.’s greatest players, displaying acrobatic brilliance that foreshadowed the athleticism of later generations of stars, died on Monday in Los Angeles. He was 86. His …

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No March Madness? For Those Headed to the N.B.A., That’s Just Fine.

No March Madness? For Those Headed to the N.B.A., That’s Just Fine.

No March Madness? For Those Headed to the N.B.A., That’s Just Fine. No March Madness? For Those Headed to the N.B.A., That’s Just Fine. Markelle Fultz did not need March Madness. Neither did Luka Doncic, Ben Simmons and plenty of other basketball stars going back decades. By the time Fultz and Simmons were drafted into the N.B.A., they had dazzled …

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Jeremy Lin Talks N.B.A. Comeback and Anti-Asian Racism

Jeremy Lin Talks N.B.A. Comeback and Anti-Asian Racism

Jeremy Lin Talks N.B.A. Comeback and Anti-Asian Racism Jeremy Lin Talks N.B.A. Comeback and Anti-Asian Racism It was Room 3296 at Coronado Springs Resort, inside the gates of Walt Disney World in Florida. Jeremy Lin said he had memorized every aspect of its layout. “I know where the scratch marks on the wall are,” Lin said. “I know where the …

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Two Players Out of N.B.A. All-Star Game Because of Virus Protocols

Two Players Out of N.B.A. All-Star Game Because of Virus Protocols

Two Players Out of N.B.A. All-Star Game Because of Virus Protocols Two Players Out of N.B.A. All-Star Game Because of Virus Protocols Embiid, a prime Most Valuable Player Award candidate this season, had been selected to his fourth All-Star team and was to start at center for Durant’s team. Simmons, making his third All-Star team after being voted into the …

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Why the Nets May Be the Most Feared Team in the N.B.A.

Why the Nets May Be the Most Feared Team in the N.B.A.

Why the Nets May Be the Most Feared Team in the N.B.A. Why the Nets May Be the Most Feared Team in the N.B.A. So it turns out that when you put three elite players together in their primes, the result is some elite basketball. The Nets’ grand experiment combining Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and James Harden in one on-court …

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‘Overlooked My Whole Life’: H.B.C.U. Set Stage for an N.B.A. Career

‘Overlooked My Whole Life’: H.B.C.U. Set Stage for an N.B.A. Career

‘Overlooked My Whole Life’: H.B.C.U. Set Stage for an N.B.A. Career ‘Overlooked My Whole Life’: H.B.C.U. Set Stage for an N.B.A. Career The only active N.B.A. player from a historically Black college or university, Robert Covington is making a name for himself. Source link

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