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11:37 AM ET Kevin WangESPN.com After nearly five months of suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Chinese Basketball Association will return June 20, after government health and athletic officials gave the final approval. The 20 teams will be divided equally and play in two cities. All games will be played in empty arenas. In
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5:58 PM ET Golden State Warriors stars Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson were among several members of the organization who marched in Wednesday afternoon’s Walking in Unity protest event in Oakland, California. As the Warriors noted in several social media posts, Golden State swingman Juan Toscano-Anderson organized the rally that went around Lake Merritt, the
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11:51 AM ET The NBA’s Board of Governors has a 12:30 p.m. ET call on Thursday with the intention of approving the league’s plan for a 22-team return in Orlando, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Each of the 22 teams will play eight regular-season games in Orlando for seeding purposes for the playoffs, sources told
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11:26 AM ET Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said “we owe a tremendous amount” to former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick for taking a stand against police brutality and racial oppression in 2016. “I think that there was a moment in time that a young man captured. He took a stand on something, figuratively took a
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12:31 AM ET Just days away from Thursday’s vote of the NBA board of governors to approve a plan to restart the season with 22 teams in Orlando, Florida, several of the franchises considered to be title favorites are internally discussing how to retain some semblance of the home-court advantage they fought to earn through
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8:46 PM ET NEW YORK — Less than 24 hours after sending an email to employees stating that the Madison Square Garden Co. is “not more qualified than anyone else to offer our opinion on social matters,” Knicks owner James Dolan emphasized in a follow-up memo to staff that the company condemns “racism against anyone.”
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8:06 PM ET ESPN News Services Longtime Sacramento Kings play-by-play announcer Grant Napear has resigned after tweeting “ALL LIVES MATTER” on Sunday in response to a question about Black Lives Matter. “I want to thank the fans for their overwhelming love and support,” Napear said in a statement Tuesday. “I will always remain a part
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