Coronavirus: NBA to reopen practice facilities in states with eased stay-at-home guidelines May 8, per report

It may have taken longer than first thought, but the NBA finally appears ready to reopen its practice facilities in areas with relaxed stay-at-home guidelines. The league has informed teams that it will do so on May 8 “pending new developments,” according to The New York Times’ Marc Stein. The league Read more

Coronavirus: NBA to reopen practice facilities in areas with relaxed stay-at-home orders on May 1, per report

While a return to NBA basketball games is still uncertain, the league is reportedly about to take its first major step in that direction. Starting on May 1, the NBA will allow teams in areas with relaxed social distancing guidelines to reopen their practice facilities, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Read more

Miami Heat store turning $100k of unsold jerseys into masks for local medical facilities

The Miami Heat store is working with a clothing company to turn $100,000 worth of unsold team jerseys into over 7,000 masks for local medical facilities that desperately need the supplies. The partnership is with Refried Apparel, a business that specializes in turning recycled clothing into new products. “I remembered Read more

Coronavirus: Roger Goodell tells teams NFL will hold fully virtual draft, facilities to be closed indefinitely

The NFL will hold a fully virtual draft with team personnel separately located in their homes, commissioner Roger Goodell said in a memo sent to all 32 clubs. The league will continue on a temporary hiatus after the draft, and team facilities will remain closed indefinitely in the wake of the Read more

Coronavirus: NBA to begin shutting down team facilities Friday to curb spread of COVID-19, per report

As the NBA continues to wait and see if/when the 2019-20 season can resume, players are getting a little antsy during this unexpected hiatus. Commissioner Adam Silver remained optimistic in an appearance on “SportsCenter” on Wednesday night, saying the season hopefully could resume at some point in the future, dependent on Read more

NBA exploring playing at G League arenas, team practice facilities if 2019-20 season resumes, reports say

The NBA is looking at venue availability through the end of August in hopes of resuming the 2019-20 season, and, this includes exploring the idea of using G-League arenas and team practice facilities, according to the New York Times‘ Marc Stein. This comes on the heels of the CDC recommending that Read more