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12:47 PM ET Three new WNBA-focused game modes are coming to NBA 2K21 as the game rereleases for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X on Nov. 10 and 12 respectively, game developer Visual Concepts announced on Thursday. The modes include The W, a new WNBA version of MyPlayer, the popular NBA 2K mode where
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3:15 PM ET The NBA’s revenue dropped 10% to $8.3 billion for the 2019-20 season amid losses because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to financial numbers shared with teams and obtained by ESPN. The balance of the finances included an $800 million loss in gate receipts and a $400 million loss in sponsorships and merchandise,
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11:50 AM ET The Miller family has entered into an agreement to sell the Utah Jazz and Vivint Smart Home Arena to Qualtrics founder Ryan Smith for $1.66 billion, sources told ESPN. Smith, 40, is a lifelong Utah resident and Jazz fan who built software company Qualtrics before it sold for a reported $8 billion.
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9:21 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN Toronto Raptors guard Terence Davis was arrested in New York City on Tuesday night on charges of assaulting a woman and criminal mischief, police said. The incident happened shortly before 10 p.m. in an apartment building on the East Side of Manhattan, police said. The Raptors said they were aware
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2:35 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Brooklyn Nets coach Steve Nash has yet to coach an NBA game, and his star players — Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving — have yet to play a game together. But that didn’t stop him from embracing the team’s sky-high expectations during a virtual town hall with season ticket holders
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7:43 PM ET Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks guard George Hill said the importance of Wisconsin in the upcoming election caused him to fly back here this weekend to assist in a local voting drive. Hill, who lives in San Antonio, worked alongside about 50 volunteers from the Milwaukee-based organization Common Ground, walking through
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6:38 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI — Pat Riley is always looking for ways for the Miami Heat to improve. This offseason has him wondering if that might come from within. The Heat president on Friday said that the top offseason priority for the Eastern Conference champions “is to take care of the players that
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4:35 PM ET Adrian Wojnarowski Close Senior NBA Insider Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 Brian Windhorst Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books The NBA is pursuing a pre-Christmas Day start and a reduced regular-season schedule for the 2020-2021
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1:38 PM ET The 2020 NBA draft on Nov. 18 will be held virtually and hosted from ESPN’s studios in Bristol, Connecticut, the NBA and ESPN announced Thursday. Commissioner Adam Silver will be in studio at ESPN to announce the selections for the first round, and deputy commissioner Mark Tatum will be in studio to
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11:34 AM ET Eric WoodyardESPN The 2020 NBA draft is less than a month away, but the Minnesota Timberwolves still don’t see a can’t-miss guy to take with the No. 1 pick. After months of planning to make the top pick for the second time in franchise history, Timberwolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas
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2:12 PM ET Stan Van Gundy has agreed to a become the next head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans, he confirmed Wednesday. “I’m excited to join a talented New Orleans Pelicans team,” Van Gundy said Wednesday on Twitter. “It will be an honor to work with our players and to work for Mrs. Benson
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