NBA’s Chain Net Night leaves 14 players wounded, 3 dead

NBA’s Chain Net Night leaves 14 players wounded, 3 dead

Chain Net Night has been added to the regular season as the NBA continues to search for sponsorship opportunities.  The special night, which was sponsored by Smirnoff Ice, debuted with the Clippers and Nuggets, each trying to score the ball through a rusty chain net. “We wanted some more money---err, I mean, we wanted to bring a more playground feel to the game, and I think we accomplished that,” Adam Silver ...

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Doc Rivers asks NBA to include more sounds of fans booing so it feels like a Clipper home game

Doc Rivers asks NBA to include more audio of fans booing so it feels like a Clippers home game

Doc Rivers has asked the Orlando game-ops crew to pipe in audio of fans booing so as to better replicate the atmosphere of Clipper home games.   “My guys are at the free-throw line hearing the sound of loyal fans cheering, and they’re getting spooked and rattled,” Rivers explained.  “We deserve a similar environment to the Staples Center where about 70% of the crowd resents us.” The NBA has agreed with the Clippers’ coach ...

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Los Angeles health officials to allow Lakers to resume practice activities, not Clippers

Los Angeles health officials to allow Lakers to resume practice activities, not Clippers

Los Angeles citizens are known for two things: their beloved NBA basketball and strictly following all of the laws.  So when it was announced that local health officials would allow the Lakers to resume practice activities, it was a cause for celebration. “I can’t wait to pace the sidelines like the prowling lion that I am,” Lakers coach Frank Vogel said.  Avery Bradley was also relieved by the news commenting, “I’ve ...

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