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NBA lands first cryptocurrency sponsorship with Coinbase

[CNBC, Getty Images] NBA agreed to a sponsorship deal with Coinbase.Terms of the deal were not provided, but Coinbase will get WNBA, NBA G League and USA Basketball branding.The National Basketball Association is preparing  for its 75th anniversary on Tuesday. But it also increased its presence in the cryptocurrency space as it braces for the […]

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Kobe Bryant Rookie Card Sells for Record $500K, Graded Gem Mint 10

[Bleacher Report, AP] A Kobe Bryant rookie card sold for $500,000 on Wednesday to set a record for the former Los Angeles Lakers star. The Topps Chrome card received a perfect 10 rating in gem mint condition. The previous high for Bryant was a signed Impeccable Victory card that sold for $129,999.99 in December, according to Julio Luis Munar of ClutchPoints. […]

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Keyontae Johnson, Florida player who collapsed, ‘following simple commands’ after coma

[USA TODAY, AP] Florida men’s basketball player Keyontae Johnson remained in critical but stable Monday afternoon after collapsing during a game over the weekend, the school said in a statement. pic.twitter.com/G5mJnY3hDR— Florida Gators Men’s Basketball (@GatorsMBK) December 14, 2020The Gators announced that Johnson had been transported to a hospital in Gainesville, Florida after receiving his initial treatment […]

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LaVar Ball says he’ll play Michael Jordan 1-on-1 on pay-per-view for $200 million

[USA TODAY] Many have been waiting on LaVar Ball’s response to the possibility that a 1-on-1 match-up with Michael Jordan is as real as ever. With LaMelo Ball being drafted to the Jordan-owned Hornets, there is now a direct link between the Big Baller and arguably basketball’s greatest player of all-time. On Shannon Sharpe’s Club Shay […]

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Unopened 1986-87 Fleer Basketball Case (Yes, Case) Surpassed $1 Million Bid

[Sports Collectors Daily] Those who’ve spent the last 20 years traveling the country, buying thousands of cases and boxes from America’s basements, storage units and former card stores were starting to wonder if a sealed 1986-87 Fleer wax case still existed.  Even rising prices for the Michael Jordan rookie cards they contained didn’t seem to shake anything […]

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ESPN suspends NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski after profane email to Sen. Hawley

[FOX NEWS] The length of the suspension was not immediately clear ESPN suspended NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski a day after a profane email from him to Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., was leaked to social media, according to multiple reports. Outkick and the New York Post both reported that the basketball reporter was suspended. The newspaper reported he was […]

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Report: Poll of NBA players shows desire to resume season if safe

[ESPN, Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider] An informal poll taken by the National Basketball Players Association showed “overwhelming” support for any plan that has this season resuming in a safe way amid the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press reported. NBPA regional representatives, including Tim McCormick and Frank Brickowski, were among the union officials polling players with […]

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