Kyrie Irving Is Abandoning The Voiceless COVID-19 Is Killing Our People And His Vaccine Resistance Won’t Save Them

Kyrie Irving has become the center of the NBA universe as his refusal to get a COVID-19 vaccine makes him ineligible to play home games or practice with his Brooklyn Nets team. The franchise responded by stating that it won’t allow Irving to participate in team activities until he’s vaccinated, and Irving finally broke his silence after weeks of speculation over his motives. First, The Athletic wrote a story explaining…

October 15, 2021
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NBA To Launch Grant Program For Minority-Owned Businesses Fast Break For Business Will Provide $6 Million In Grants And Business Services

The NBA, in partnership with an online legal services company, will create a small-business grant program targeted to businesses owned by people of color, women and members of the LGBTQ+ community, the league announced on Thursday. The league and LegalZoom have committed $6 million over the next three years to Fast Break for Business, which will offer grants and legal and business services to minority-owned businesses as small businesses across…

October 14, 2021
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Chris Paul On His Second Season With Suns And The HBCU Docuseries ‘Why Not Us’ Paul Returns As Executive Producer Of Season Two Of The Docuseries

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Phoenix Suns star Chris Paul returns as executive producer of season two of the HBCU docuseries Why Not Us, which premieres Thursday with the focus on Florida A&M’s football program. And when the NBA season begins next week, Paul and the Suns will probably be saying “why not us?” after being often overlooked nationally despite advancing to the 2021 NBA Finals. “I re-signed with the Suns for…

October 14, 2021
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Celtics Star Jayson Tatum Finds New Motivation From Olympic Experience ‘I Have To Elevate My Level From Being One Of The Top 10 To 15 Players To A Top-5 Player’

LOS ANGELES — With a gold medal around his neck and an experience worth its weight, Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum believes his time at the Olympics helped him grow into a more confident and elite player. “I just got to be better. I have to elevate my level from being one of the top 10 to 15 players to a top-5 player. I have to try to make everyone…

October 13, 2021
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LaMelo Ball’s Confidence And Star Quality Ignite Charlotte Hornets The 2020-21 Rookie Of The Year’s Confidence And Ballhandling Give High Hopes To The Hornets For The Upcoming Season

In 1984, the Chicago Bulls added a young star named Michael Jordan who was not only an electric scorer but also a box-office draw with his memorable swag and an air of confidence. For years, the Jordan-owned Charlotte Hornets have been looking for a superstar with the ability to bring that same energy to his franchise. And perhaps the Hornets finally found it in LaMelo Ball, the 2020-21 NBA Rookie…

October 6, 2021
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