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NBA Finals 2019: Warriors vs. Raptors odds, best picks, Game 2 predictions from proven...

The Golden State Warriors will look to avoid their first 0-2 hole in a playoff series since May 2007 when they take on the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the 2019 NBA Finals on Sunday night at Scotiabank...

NBA Franchise Valuations Up 14 Percent From 2019 To $2.12 Billion Average

Forbes has released the NBA franchise valuations for 2020 with a league-wide increase of 14 percent from 2019 to an average of $2.12 billion. NFL valuations have increased 11 percent and Major League Baseball has increased eight percent.

The NBA generated a combined $8.8 billion in revenue last season, which was up 10 percent over the previous season. Gate receipts are projected to increase eight percent overall in 19-20 as the Golden State Warriors opened a new arena while renovations were completed in Boston, Cleveland, Philadelphia and Washington.

The New York Knicks are the NBA's most valuable team for the fifth straight season and have increased by 15 percent to $4.6 billion, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers at $4.4 billion and the Golden State Warriors at $4.3 billion.

1. New York Knicks: $4.6 billion (+15%)
2. Los Angeles Lakers: $4.4 billion (+19%)
3. Golden State Warriors: $4.3 billion (+23%)
4. Chicago Bulls: $3.2 billion (+10%)
5. Boston Celtics: $3.1 billion (+11%)
6. Los Angeles Clippers: $2.6 billion (+18%)
7. Brooklyn Nets: $2.5 billion (+6%)
8. Houston Rockets: $2.475 billion (+8%)
9. Dallas Mavericks: $2.4 billion (+7%)
10. Toronto Raptors: $2.1 billion (+25%)
11. Philadelphia 76ers: $2.0 billion (+21%)
12. Miami Heat: $1.95 billion (+11%)
13. Portland Trail Blazers: $1.85 billion (+16%)
14. San Antonio Spurs: $1.8 billion (+11%)
15. Sacramento Kings: $1.75 billion (+13%)
16. Washington Wizards: $1.775 billion (+13%)
17. Phoenix Suns: $1.625 billion (+8%)
18. Denver Nuggets: $1.6 billion (+16%)
19. Milwaukee Bucks: $1.58 billion (+17%)
20. Oklahoma City Thunder: $1.575 billion (+7%)
21. Utah Jazz: $1.55 billion (+9%)
22. Indiana Pacers: $1.525 billion (+9%)
23. Atlanta Hawks: $1.52 billion (+17%)
24. Cleveland Cavaliers: $1.51 (+18%)
25. Charlotte Hornets: $1.5 billion (+20%)
26. Detroit Pistons: $1.45 billion (+14%)
27. Orlando Magic: $1.43 billion (+8%)
28. Minnesota Timberwolves: $1.375 billion (+9%)
29. New Orleans Pelicans: $1.35 billion (+11%)
30. Memphis Grizzlies: $1.3 billion (+8%)

Granderson: David Stern’s greatest legacy is how he changed the dialogue on HIV/AIDS

David Stern was instrumental in the NBA's efforts to eliminate expressions of homophobia in basketball and changing the narrative on HIV/AIDS.

Warriors tried to trade Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson to Hornets for Chris Paul in...

Apparently this wasn't the only time Golden State tried to involve Curry in a deal

NBA will pay players their next paycheck on April 1, but nothing set in...

The NBA is paying its players more than it has to, but it still has a ways to go in solving its financial problems

Dunc’d On: MiniGamers, News, Our 2020 Predictions from 2018

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A look at 5 games, LAC/OKC, SAS/CHA, GSW/DEN, TOR/PHX, and MIN/NOP.

We catch up on the news around the league, including how the latest injuries and signings affect the playoff race.

Then we go back and revisit our 2018 Crystal Ball episode where we made predictions for the NBA in 2020. How did we do? Well, our consensus NBA champion has the worst record in the NBA so.......

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LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo among 10 NBA players putting up historic stats before coronavirus...

If the NBA shortens or cancels the regular season, these statistical achievements could be lost in history

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