What’s life in the bubble like? For the first 24-48 hours, it looks like a hotel room — players get a coronavirus test soon after arrival, then have to quarantined in their hotel room until they pass that and a second test at least 24 hours later and are cleared. What are the rooms like? Orlando’s Evan Fournier gave us a glimpse. … [Read more...] about Players’ social media provides early glimpse of life inside NBA bubble
Bradley was the Lakers starting two guard for most of the season, bringing quality defense and 8.6 points per game, but opted not to play at the restart in Orlando. Bradley has a 6-year-old son who has had respiratory issues in the past and the NBA veteran prioritized his family’s safety (also Bradley has been active in the Black Lives Matter movement, something he can continue from home). … [Read more...] about If Lakers win a title Avery Bradley will be given a ring. As he should.
But the Eagles condemned Cooper’s behavior and fined him. Yes, they later gave him a contract extension. Should they have cut him? There’s room for debate on how teams should handle players who say and do wrong things. It’s happening right now with DeSean Jackson. … [Read more...] about Stephen Jackson on DeSean Jackson: ‘He’s speaking the truth’
They are torn, although there is a sense the money part of the equation, along with the desire to compete, will win out and the vast majority of NBA players will head to Orlando. When looking at how other sports in the United States are handling a return, Adam Silver has the NBA pretty well organized. … [Read more...] about Justise Winslow on bubble concerns: ‘I don’t know if it’s worth it’
“I don’t really think we should be playing,” Milton said in a video conference call with reporters Tuesday, “but I think the NBA is doing all that they can to make the environment as safe as possible. My teammates want to play so we’re going to go down there and try to win… … [Read more...] about Philadelphia’s Shake Milton: “I don’t really think we should be playing”