The National Basketball Association is looking to double the TV-rights fees it receives from Walt Disney Co and Time Warner Inc’s Turner Broadcasting as the league finalizes deals for nationally televised games, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Klotz was the founder, owner and two-handed-set-shot artist for the Washington Generals, the Harlem Globetrotters’ foils, who owned the worst record in the history of sports.
The Chicago Bulls have made two trades to clear salary-cap space, setting the stage for the addition of the free-agent center Pau Gasol.
There is a clear distinction between LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony in how they have balanced the art of playing a team sport with the equally tricky but more desensitized business of professional basketball.
Miami Heat president Pat Riley continues to move on without LeBron James, announcing three signings on Monday.
A beverage warehouse near Cleveland was a microcosm of what the downtrodden sports town was feeling as the news was being digested.
Now that Carmelo Anthony has decided to return to the Knicks, Derek Fisher can envision a nightly lineup that will feature a perennial All-Star player he has referred to as “one of the best in the NBA.”
Unable to move the expiring contract of Andrea Bargnani so far this summer, Phil Jackson instead attempted to talk up the No. 1 overall pick from 2006 during a televised interview on Monday.