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CHICAGO - MAY 13: Anthony Mason #14 of the New York Knicks waits at the scorers table to check into Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 1994 NBA Playoffs at Chicago Stadium on May 13, 1994 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls won 104-102. Copyright 1994 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Confirm The Death Of Former NBA Player Anthony Mason

On Saturday, the Knicks confirmed the death of their former player Anthony Mason.


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NBA Considering Changes To The Lottery That Could Impact Sixers Plan

The NBA is considering changing the system for the NBA lottery which could impact the Sixers.


NBA Commissioner Adam Silver holds a press conference to discuss Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling at the Hilton Hotel on April 29, 2014 in New York City. Silver announced that Sterling will be banned from the NBA for life and will be fined $2.5 million for racist comments released in audio recordings.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Local Reaction To Donald Sterling’s Ban From The NBA

Local basketball fans gathered to watch the NBA punish Donald Sterling and denounce his racist comments in the strongest terms.


Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. (Credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Banned For Life From NBA; Fined $2.5 Million

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced in a press conference on Tuesday afternoon that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life from the NBA and fined him $2.5 million.


MEMPHIS, TN - APRIL 26: Adam Silver the NBA Commissioner talks to the media before the start of the Oklahoma City Thunder game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at FedExForum on April 26, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

All Eyes On Adam Silver As Sterling Fallout Continues

The Los Angeles Clippers have Monday off. Adam Silver likely won’t get that same luxury.


Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. (Credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Owner Under Fire For Racist Comments

Philadelphia’s sports community is disturbed by allegations that an NBA owner made racist remarks toward minorities, and specifically toward African-Americans.


NBA commissioner Adam Silver. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rumored New NBA Minimum Age Would Be A Good Thing

Word on the street is that the big cheeses at the NCAA and NBA have agreed on a new age requirement for playing pro ball. NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who really doesn’t need the NCAA’s approval, is increasingly vocal on the matter.


Jason Collins of the Brooklyn Nets warms up prior to the start of the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on February 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR        (Credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Collins Becomes 1st Openly Gay Active Player

Jason Collins became the NBA’s first active openly gay player Sunday. His only focus was how he played basketball.