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August 8, 2020

Jamal Murray Emerges Victorious vs. Donovan Mitchell in NBA Bubble Debut

Nick Roush 7:30pm August 8, 2020 8/8/20 Comments Disabled

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Jamal Murray did not look like he was playing his first basketball game in five months. Saturday afternoon the former Wildcat shook off a hamstring injury to make his NBA Bubble debut for the Denver Nuggets. When his team needed him most, Murray delivered. The final 15 minutes looked more like a one-on-one matchup between…

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July 30, 2020

SCHEDULE: BBNBA in the Bubble this weekend

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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The NBA restart tips off in 30 minutes with the Utah Jazz vs. the New Orleans Pelicans on TNT, but the BBNBA gets underway in the second part of tonight’s doubleheader, when Patrick Patterson’s LA Clippers take on Anthony Davis, LeBron James, and the Los Angeles Lakers at 9 p.m. (also on TNT). With rain…

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Today on KSR: The NBA Returns and Shannon The Dude Walks

Nick Roush 9:00am July 30, 2020 7/30/20 Comments Disabled

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The debut of the NBA Bubble is finally here. Tonight four teams will officially restart the season in Orlando to determine playoff seeding. Over the next two weeks, NBA basketball will be played pretty much around the clock, quenching the hunger for fans starved of sports. The night begins with a Zion Williamson showcase (even…

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July 29, 2020

A Kentucky fan’s guide to picking an NBA team for the restart

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm July 29, 2020 7/29/20

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The NBA season tips off tomorrow night, and even the most casual pro basketball fans are so desperate for sports that they’re searching for a team to cheer for in the Bubble. But which one? With 16 former Kentucky Wildcats on 12 different teams, there are plenty of options. To help with my own search,…

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NBA announces second straight round of zero positive tests

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:40pm July 29, 2020 7/29/20 Comments Disabled

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Ready for some good news? The NBA Bubble is holding. The league just announced that of the 344 players tested for COVID-19 since July 20, zero have tested positive. This is the second consecutive round of testing without new cases. Praise be. The season tips off tomorrow night with the Jazz vs. the Pelicans at…

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July 26, 2020

Bam Adebayo confirms he tested positive for COVID-19

Zack Geoghegan 2:00pm July 26, 2020 7/26/20

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He finally confirmed what we were all speculating. Unbeknownst to the public, Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo was diagnosed with COVID-19, delaying his arrival to the NBA’s restart down at Orlando’s Walt Disney World Resort. Heat’s Bam Adebayo, Kendrick Nunn confirm COVID absences, might play Saturday. https://t.co/lDdG7Dd72H — Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) July 25, 2020 On…

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July 24, 2020

NBA using Microsoft Teams to put virtual fans in the stands

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm July 24, 2020 7/24/20

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The NBA will experiment with virtual fans in the stands in the bubble in Orlando, but instead of simulations like Fox Sports is using for its MLB broadcasts, these fans will be actual people, coming to games live via Microsoft Teams. Today, the league announced that more than 300 fans will be “present” at each…

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Eric Bledsoe clears quarantine, joins Bucks in NBA Bubble

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm July 24, 2020 7/24/20 Comments Disabled

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After testing positive for COVID-19 on July 16 and quarantining, Eric Bledsoe has joined the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Bubble. Bledsoe, who did not show symptoms of the virus, arrived in Orlando Wednesday. After a two-day quarantine and two negative tests, he was cleared to practice with his team today, according to ESPN’s Malika…

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July 23, 2020

SCHEDULE: Former Kentucky players in NBA Bubble Scrimmages

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm July 23, 2020 7/23/20 Comments Disabled

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Scrimmages are underway in the NBA Bubble. Fifteen former Kentucky Wildcats are currently participating, and if you’d like to tune in, here’s a schedule of when you can see them on NBATV or NBA League Pass. Once the real games begin on July 31, games will also be shown on TNT, ESPN, and ABC.

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July 21, 2020

LOOK: The NBA Bubble Arena is ready for the restart

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm July 21, 2020 7/21/20

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One week from Friday, the games will begin in the NBA Bubble at Walt Disney World. Today, reporters on the campus got a sneak peek of the court and the arena. Here’s a roundup of their pictures and videos: The NBA’s bubble court is pretty sweet. pic.twitter.com/N5oJmxr9gQ — Chris Mannix (@SIChrisMannix) July 21, 2020 Here…

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