NBA Commissioner Adam Silver finds himself almost constantly looking at financial numbers and projections. And like the rest of a world that is dealing with the seismic effects of the coronavirus pandemic, he still isn’t sure how bad things will get.
With the ongoing COVID-19 concerns in America, the chances of the NBA restarting the 2019-20 season appear increasingly slim. If the season does end up being lost, there are plenty of storylines that won’t be able to reach conclusions.
The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas.
Marcus Smart’s leaning bank shot in the final minute gave the Celtics the lead after the team blew a 19-point advantage and Boston then held on for a 114-111 victory Tuesday night over the Indiana Pacers to clinch a playoff spot for a sixth consecutive year.
Domantas Sabonis had 20 points and 17 rebounds, and Victor Oladipo scored the game’s final six points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Dallas Mavericks 112-109 on Sunday night.
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The Indiana Pacers closed the pre-All-Star break portion of their schedule on a genuinely poor note. Until finally getting a win against a Milwaukee Bucks team that didn’t have Giannis Antetokounmpo, they were riding a six-game losing streak.
TORONTO — Serge Ibaka hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 30 seconds remaining and the Toronto Raptors rallied from 19 down to beat the Indiana Pacers 119-118 Wednesday night, setting a franchise record with their 12th consecutive victory.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State's plan to double-team Domantas Sabonis in the post allowed Indiana's big man to show off his passing skills and gave the Pacers plenty of open looks from the perimeter.
Ahead of free agency over the summer, the Indiana Pacers were facing a potentially difficult situation. Bojan Bogdanovic was set to hit free agency and there weren’t many potential replacement options on the open market.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The bags of ice on his legs after the game were a reminder that Pacers big man Domantas Sabonis has been playing through left knee soreness as the season nears the midway point.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Miami Heat were testy ahead of their game against Indiana after coach Eric Spoelstra categorized his team as “mediocre” on the road.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When the Indiana Pacers finally asserted themselves after a sluggish half, the Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young continually made shots to remind nothing would be easy.
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