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Director of ‘One Man and His Shoes’ discusses the documentary, Michael Jordan’s sneaker legacy

'One Man and His Shoes' tells the story of the phenomenon of Air Jordan sneakers

LeBron James, Odell Beckham Jr., other athletes speak out on George Floyd’s death

The day after Floyd's death, protests occurred throughout Minneapolis

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%)

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Team Giannis will be looking for revenge after Team LeBron walked away with a win last year

NBA Expansion 101: How adding new teams could help solve league’s current financial crisis...

Does expansion make sense? We break down the pros and cons for the league and look at the cities likeliest to add a team

Draymond Green says Kevin Durant changed when LeBron James was considered best NBA player...

Green said Durant 'wasn't as happy' during the following season, occasionally calling out Steph Curry and Klay Thompson

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.

Magic vs. Spurs odds, line, spread: 2020 NBA picks, Feb. 29 predictions from advanced...

The SportsLine Projection Model has a pick for the clash between the Magic and Spurs.

2020 NBA All-Star Game format changed to honor Kobe Bryant, including reset scores and...

The NBA is adopting a variant of the beloved 'Elam Ending' for the All-Star Game

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