Tag: Adam Silver

Kevin Durant celebrates during the  Seattle SuperSonics' last home game as a Seattle SuperSonics' the Dallasgame in Seattle, Sunday, April 13, 2008. The Sonics won 99-95. (Image: John Froschauer/AP)

NBA Reveals Expansion Teams Likely: Seattle and Vegas Rumored

Expansion would allow the NBA to pocket billions of dollars that it won’t have to share with players. That’s a tempting option for the cash-strapped league. It’s so tempting, in fact, that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has changed his tune about keeping the league’s team count at 30. The NBA […]

Will Another NBA Bubble Season Benefit the Lakers? Oddsmakers Say Yes

Will Another NBA Bubble Season Benefit the Lakers? Oddsmakers Say Yes

The LA Lakers Thursday became the first team to announce some of their upcoming regular-season protocols, including playing the entire season in a modified bubble at the Staples Center. They are also the odds-on favorite to win the 2020-21 season and prove their 2020 bubble championship was no fluke. When […]

The NBA is considering a Christmas Day start for the 2020-21 season, though some teams reportedly find that timeline too ambitious. (Image: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty)

NBA Could Start 2020-21 Season on Christmas Day, with or Without Fans

Christmas has long served as a showcase date for the NBA — a day when the league’s most popular teams could face off in marquee matchups for fans to watch after opening presents. But this year, the league might earmark Christmas for an even bigger purpose: opening day. ESPN reported […]