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Report: NBA GMs split over whether to finish regular season

NBA general managers reportedly are split over whether the league should finish the regular season when it resumes action after the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic or if the playoffs should commence immediately.

Latest News on the Return of Sports

Fans will be happy as professional sports around the world announce dates to return.

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Bucks GM expects NBA vote next week, games in Orlando

Following the NBA Board of Governors call on Friday, Milwaukee Bucks owner Marc Lasry said he expects a vote "early next week" before moving toward playoff games being played in Orlando in July.

Kobe's Hall of Fame enshrinement postponed to '21

The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony for Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett and six others is postponed until 2021.

Report: Knicks targeting Thibodeau as coach

The New York Knicks soon will launch their search for a new head coach, and veteran coach Tom Thibodeau is their top candidate, The Athletic reported Wednesday.

The Basketball Tournament will be played this summer

The Basketball Tournament must go on.

Cuban proposes NBA regular-season restart, extra playoff rounds

While the NHL is preparing to restart its season by leaving off seven of its 31 teams, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wants all of the NBA's 30 teams to be in action when basketball resumes.

Wizards PG Wall 'itching' to return from long layoff

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall said he is "110 percent" healthy and "itching" to get back on the court next season.

Pistons begin GM search

Detroit Pistons senior advisor Ed Stefanski and vice chairman Arn Tellem are starting their search for a general manager.

Lillard won't play if Blazers can't reach playoffs

Portland's path to the playoffs will dictate whether All-Star guard Damian Lillard suits up when the Trail Blazers are back on the court this summer.

Players Association seeking 'certainty' before return

National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts told ESPN on Tuesday that players are seeking a "level of certainty" regarding their return from the hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Barkley: NBA teams should forfeit series if player gets virus

Charles Barkley laid out a possible ugly scenario for the NBA postseason if it is played this summer amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Big man Leuer announces retirement

Forward Jon Leuer announced his retirement Sunday after eight NBA seasons.

Basketball HOF making changes to ensure safe induction ceremony

Enshrinement ceremonies at the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame are set for Aug. 29, but they could be rescheduled amid the coronavirus pandemic.

NBA confirms talks to restart season at Disney site

The NBA confirmed Saturday that talks are underway with Disney to restart the season this summer in Orlando, Fla.

Report: Some NBA teams want to go straight to 'bubble'

At least four teams are asking the NBA to have players travel directly to the league's proposed "campus" site to resume training rather than having them first come to the clubs' home cities, ESPN reported Friday.

Report: Pippen 'wounded' and 'livid' with Jordan

Scottie Pippen is "beyond livid" with Michael Jordan for his portrayal in the 10-part documentary "The Last Dance."

Nets G Dinwiddie: NBA resumes July 15 in 'bubble'

Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie continues to embrace his news-making skills on social media, sharing that the NBA season will resume in July at a "bubble location."

Longtime Jazz coach Sloan dies at 78

Longtime Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan died at age 78 on Friday.

Bucks GM: NBA can return with 'safe, healthy' option

If commissioner Adam Silver and NBA owners can create a safe and healthy format for the league to finish the season, Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst expects the games will go on.

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