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Ex-NBA player's plans to build arena, hotel project survive latest test

1 day ago   |   Review Journal

Clark County commissioners voted Wednesday to approve project agreements with Jackie Robinson that will keep alive his long-stalled plans for a Strip development.
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Kai Sotto, 7-Foot-2 Basketball Star From The Philippines, Signs With Australian Basketball League

1 day ago   |   Forbes

The original plan for Kai Sotto was to play this season in the NBA G League and then enter the NBA Draft this summer.
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Ex-NBA player faces vote on long-stalled Strip arena and hotel project

1 day ago   |   Review Journal

The Clark County Commission is scheduled Wednesday to consider certain agreements for Jackie Robinson's 27-acre project, which has been on the drawing board for years.
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Dallas Mavericks ‘Soul Searching' After Several Bad Losses

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Since April 7, Dallas has a record of 2-5 and has looked more like a team heading toward the NBA Draft Lottery than one fighting for playoff seeding.
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New Approach To Qualifying Offers Could Drastically Change The NBA

2 days ago   |   Forbes

The value of the qualifying offer could change restricted free agency as we know it for the best young players in the NBA.
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Oklahoma City Thunder Experience Growing Pains During Rebuild

2 days ago   |   Forbes

While the 2020-21 NBA season started off strong for the Oklahoma City Thunder, recent injuries and team decisions have resulted in the team losing eleven-straight games, their...
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Joel Embiid Is Making A Late Push Up The NBA's MVP Leaderboard

3 days ago   |   Forbes

Since making his return from a knee injury that sidelined him for 10 games, Joel Embiid has put the Sixers squarely on his burly shoulders and is forcing his way back into the...
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What Dikembe Mutombo, The NBA, Kaiser Permanente Are Doing About Covid-19 Vaccine Inequities

3 days ago   |   Forbes

A recent Kaiser Family Foundation analysis found that people of color are not getting a proportional share of Covid-19 vaccinations.
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Fred VanVleet: This Season 'Most Un-Pure Year of Basketball,' All About Business

4 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet expressed dismay Saturday with the 2020-21 NBA season, saying it is being held to make money rather than for the enjoyment of the game...
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Vince Carter Says The Brooklyn Nets Are ‘The Team To Beat' For The NBA Championship

5 days ago   |   Forbes

If you ask 8-time NBA All-Star Vince Carter who the favorite is to win the NBA championship, he's going with the Brooklyn Nets.
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