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Wilson Replaces Spalding As Official NBA Game Ball

(CNN) - The NBA is switching basketball manufacturers. Spalding is out and Wilson is in. But Wilson isn't a newbie. Wilson basketballs were used during the 2019 NCAA tournament. And the company actually made the league's basketballs from 1946…

NBA Opening Some Practice Facilities Friday

(CNN) - The NBA is reportedly planning to re-open a number of team practice-facilities. ESPN reports that the league is expecting to re-open team facilities on Friday in areas with relaxed stay-at-home restrictions. The NBA also plans to find…

NBA Launches Streaming Service

(CNN) -The National Basketball Association is trying to "net" in more viewers. It's launching a new, streaming service that allows people to pay a monthly or annual fee for the product. Customers would have access to live games and…

$192 Million Renovation Begins on Philips Arena

ATLANTA (AP) — A $192.5 million renovation of Philips Arena, home of the Atlanta Hawks, has begun a day after funding was approved by the Atlanta City Council. About $110 million for the renovation will be generated from the car…

Former NBA player Rodman is back in North Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Dennis Rodman, the former NBA bad boy who has palled around with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, flew to Pyongyang on Tuesday on a trip he says he hopes will "open a door" for…

Alabama's Braxton Key to Return for Sophomore Season

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama forward Braxton Key is returning for his sophomore season. Key announced the decision on Twitter Tuesday after considering turning pro. He had declared for the NBA Draft but didn't hire an agent. Key wasn't among the…

Georgia's Yante Maten to Submit Name for 2017 NBA Draft

Georgia junior Yante Maten announced on Thursday that he plans to submit his name for the 2017 NBA Draft; however, he will not hire an agent. Maten is an All-SEC forward from Pontiac, Michigan and will have until May 24th…

Postseason First Round Set for the Atlanta Hawks

The first round of the postseason is set for the Atlanta Hawks. On Tuesday night, the Hawks clinched the fifth seed in the East by dominating the Charlotte Hornets, 103-76 and ensured another postseason match-up against the fourth-seeded Washington Wizards.…