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NBA Raising G-League Salaries

NBA Raising G-League Salaries

There is a large discrepancy between the salaries of NBA players and their G-League counterparts. According to data pulled from Statista, the average NBA salary for the 2017-18 season is about $7 million. Contrast that with the average G-League salary being between $19,000 and $26,000 this past season. This is the major reason why the [...]

April 18, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA Updates Salary Cap Projections: $101 Million for 2018-19 and $108 Million for 2019-20

NBA Updates Salary Cap Projections: $101 Million for 2018-19 and $108 Million for 2019-20

The NBA doesn’t expect to see its salary-cap projections for this year or next year change by considerable margins. In a memo it sent to teams, the financial forecasts for the next two seasons remained largely the same, per Basketball Insiders’ Eric Pincus: Some other food for thought as well: The NBA’s actual salary cap [...]

April 17, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Adam Silver Considers Mexico City a Viable Market If NBA Ever Embraces Expansion

Adam Silver Considers Mexico City a Viable Market If NBA Ever Embraces Expansion

Adam Silver is on board for having an NBA franchise in Mexico City. Sort of. During a recent appearance on the Locked on NBA podcast, the Association’s commissioner told David Locke that he considers Mexico City a legitimate expansion prospect (h/t HoopsHype): David Locke: Is Mexico City a viable NBA city? Adam Silver: Mexico City, [...]

March 23, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Top NBA Draft Prospect Michael Porter Jr. is Cleared to Resume Basketball Activities

Top NBA Draft Prospect Michael Porter Jr. is Cleared to Resume Basketball Activities

Initially slated to be in the running as the NBA’s No. 1 overall pick, University of Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. suffered a back injury expected to sideline him for the entire season. Since then, however, there has been speculation that he would strive to return before the year is over—and, well, that’s apparently where [...]

February 26, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA Ratings Up 32% Thus Far This Season

NBA Ratings Up 32% Thus Far This Season

The NBA is in a very good place right now and the numbers back it up. According to a piece from Michael Singer of USA Today, NBA national broadcast ratings are up 32% this season and are at their highest point since 2010-11, the season after the “The Decision”. “Between ESPN, TNT and NBA TV, [...]

December 5, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA and Bulls to Announce That All-Star Game is Headed to Chicago in 2020

NBA and Bulls to Announce That All-Star Game is Headed to Chicago in 2020

The NBA All-Star game is headed back to Chicago…in 2020. ESPN.com’s Nick Friedell brought word on Thursday that the league and the Bulls will be announcing plans to put 2020’s superstar meetup in The Windy City. Shams Charania of The Vertical relayed more details: The NBA All-Star Game is returning to Chicago in 2020. (AP) [...]

November 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA Takes Aggressive Measures with 2017-18 Schedule to Improve Player Rest and Protect National TV Games

NBA Takes Aggressive Measures with 2017-18 Schedule to Improve Player Rest and Protect National TV Games

The 2017-18 NBA schedule is expected to drop soon, and when it does, you might notice some changes—fewer back-to-backs, more team-friendly travel and strategically placed National TV games among them. As relayed by ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst, the Association issued a memo to its squads that outlines a scheduling package for next season aimed at improving [...]

August 9, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA to Move Trade Deadline to February 8

NBA to Move Trade Deadline to February 8

One of the major traditions associated with NBA All-Star Weekend every year is the proliferation of NBA trade rumors, those days are officially over. Traditionally the NBA trade deadline is the Tuesday after the NBA All-Star Weekend, but now the deadline has been moved up to February 8. This is a smart move for the [...]

July 13, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Race for Playoffs in Western Conference is Going to Be Insane

Race for Playoffs in Western Conference is Going to Be Insane

The 2017 NBA off-season is in full swing and after Gordon Hayward’s free agency signing with the Boston Celtics, one would assume all of the biggest free agents or trade targets have found their new homes or decided to stay put. The migration of even more talent to the western conference this off-season is stupefying [...]

July 6, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Adam Silver Wants to ‘Ensure’ NBA Has Female Head Coach ‘Sooner Rather Than Later’

Adam Silver Wants to ‘Ensure’ NBA Has Female Head Coach ‘Sooner Rather Than Later’

NBA commissioner Adam Silver is committed to having a female head coach in the Association in the near future. He made that much clear while talking about the league’s “LeanIn.org” campaign, per ESPN.com’s Ohm Youngmisuk: NBA commissioner Adam Silver told ESPN he believes there will be a female head coach in his league, and he [...]

March 29, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0