PayPal threatens to sever partnership with Phoenix Suns if owner Sarver returns

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 30: Owner, Robert Sarver of the Phoenix Suns interviews after Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals of the 2021 NBA Playoffs on June 30, 2021 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. Andrew D. Bernstein | National Basketball Association | Getty Images PayPal, the jersey sponsor for the Phoenix … Read more

MSG Entertainment explores possible spinoff that would include NY arena

Fans arrive at Madison Square Garden before the game between the Golden State Warriors and New York Knicks on February 23, 2021 in New York City. John Smith | Corbis News | Getty Images Madison Square Garden Entertainment announced Thursday it’s exploring a spinoff of its live entertainment business, including its iconic New York City … Read more

Warriors beat Celtics 103-90 to win 4th NBA title in 8 years

BOSTON – The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, topping the Boston Celtics 103-90 on Thursday night for their fourth title in the last eight seasons. Stephen Curry scored 34 points and was named the NBA Finals MVP as the Warriors claimed the franchise’s seventh championship overall. And this one completed a journey … Read more

Tracy McGrady bets millions on 1-on-1 basketball start-up OBL

Tracy McGrady Source: Ones Basketball League This time, Tracy McGrady is trusting his ideas. The basketball Hall of Famer has funded real estate projects, he’s backed a sports and entertainment agency, and committed to a cryptocurrency partnership before the sector lost billions in value. Now, McGrady is investing in his own company, Ones Basketball League, … Read more

Inflation is rising, but fans are paying for NBA, NFL, other sports tickets

People are changing their spending habits as prices surge at rates not seen in four decades, making choices that favor experiences. That means big demand for live sports. Demand for sports attendance is usually “unresponsive to price changes,” said Dennis Coates, a sports economics professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. “Good times, bad … Read more

Who needs LeBron James? Luka Doncic, Ja Morant put NBA in strong media position

Ja Morant # 12 of the Memphis Grizzlies drives to the basket to shoot against the Golden State Warriors in the second half of Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals of the NBA Playoffs at Chase Center on May 07, 2022 in San Francisco, California. Thearon W. Henderson | Getty Images The NBA is … Read more

3 shot and killed in Milwaukee following night of violence

Milwaukee police are investigating three separate overnight shootings in which a 17-year-old boy and two men in their 20s died TownThe Associated Press May 15, 2022, 10:24 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee police on Sunday were investigating three separate overnight shootings in which a 17-year-old … Read more

Brooklyn Nets dysfunction weighs on business prospects

The Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving (left) has a pat for teammate Kevin Durant as the Celtics were expanding their lead in the second half of Game Four of their first round NBA playoff series at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY on April 25, 2022. Jim Davis | Boston Globe | Getty Images The superstar-laden, super-expensive, … Read more

The NBA’s Golden State Warriors plan to be more than a basketball team

Stephen Curry # 30 of the Golden State Warriors drives to the basket during the game against the Washington Wizards on March 14, 2022 at Chase Center in San Francisco, California. Noah Graham | National Basketball Association | Getty Images The Golden State Warriors are getting back to business. After two years of pandemic challenges, … Read more

Golden State Warriors launch entertainment division, will feature BamBam

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – MARCH 16: Stephen Curry # 30 of the Golden State Warriors warms up prior to the game against the Boston Celtics on March 16, 2022 at Chase Center in San Francisco, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting … Read more