The clock struck midnight, and the NHL turned into another sports league closed for business.
The NBA All-Star Game was introduced in 1951. Initially, the game was an almost quaint two-hour exhibition and although held in non-cosmopolitan cities such as Ft. Wayne, Indiana, it was often elegantly referred to as the Midwinter Classic.
The ABA didn’t invent the dunk but it did introduce the high-flying dunk contest at the 1976 ABA All-Star Game at the fitting site of Denver known as the Mile High City.
Calling it a “new beginning in a way,” Commissioner David Stern announced that owners and players ratified a new collective bargaining agreement, the final step to ending the 5-month lockout.
If all goes smoothly, the season likely will open with the three marquee matchups it was intended to — albeit 55 days behind schedule.
Zach Randolph, DeAndre Jordan and Luis Scola were among the top players who dazzled NBA-starved fans in a charity celebrity game in Houston pulled together by former player and coach John Lucas.
The NBA lockout has officially outlasted the NFL lockout, and the average sports fan’s patience has officially been tested. November 16th marks the first time NBA players will miss a pay day, with the average […]
NBA players kept offering economic concessions, and it was never enough to satisfy owners.
If all goes well, there could be a 72 game season. That will be music to the ears of at least one player… Metta World Peace (Ron Artest).
If canceling opening night and the rest of the NBA calendar for November failed to prove how serious David Stern is about saving his owners money