Founded in 1946 as the Basketball Association of America, the National Basketball Association (NBA) has become one of the pillars of American sports. Comprised of thirty teams, the league plays a grueling 82-game regular season schedule. Major market franchises like the Boston Celtics, New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers perennially are the top ticket sellers on both the primary and secondary market. But for fans, players and those in the ticket industry, the best time of the year in the NBA is the playoffs. Sixteen teams qualify, but only two teams will make it to the biggest event in the game, the NBA Finals. The best of seven series is one of the top grossing events in professional sports alongside the Super Bowl and World Series.

2020 NBA Power Rakings: 5 Basketball Teams to Watch Out For
The NBA isn’t going anywhere as it returns on July 30, 2020. With 9 Eastern Conference teams and 13 Western Conference groups joining, all of them will play in eight regular seasons before reaching the play-ins. The opening day will be a game between the Utah Jazz versus the... Read more
Sports League Commissioners Discuss Outlook For Their Return
The heads of six major sports leagues came together for a remote discussion on their potential return to the playing field – offering both optimism and frustration about their current situations. ESPN’s “The Return of Sports” special aired Monday night with commissioners of the NBA, WNBA, NFL, NHL, MLS... Read more
NBA Stars Speak Out Against Resuming Play Amid Ongoing Protests
The NBA has mapped out its return to action this summer with 22 teams gearing up to head to Orlando for postseason play. However, several players across the league are becoming increasingly hesitant to return to the game while national protests against police brutality and racial inequality consume much... Read more
NBA Reportedly Discussing Tightened 2020-21 Season Schedule
This NBA season has certainly been unlike any other, but the league may not get back to a sense of normalcy next season either. Executives are reportedly in discussions about adjusting the format of the 2020-21 season to keep the season at 82 games but tightening the schedule. Atlanta... Read more
NBA Officials Approve Plan To Resume Season In Orlando
The NBA has taken a major step towards returning to the court. In a conference call today, the league’s Board of Governors voted in favor of a return-to-play plan that would bring 22 teams to Orlando for a season restart this summer, the Associated Press reports. The plan, which... Read more
NBA Reportedly Considering July Start Date And Playing Through Fall
While the NBA’s season suspension approaches the three-month mark, officials may have an official restart date in the cards. League executives are reportedly gearing up to finalize details of the season’s resumption this week. Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the NBA’s Board of Governors is expected to vote on the... Read more
The NBA Reportedly Considering July Relaunch Date
Answers as to when and how the NBA season could resume may be on the horizon, according to new reports. Commissioner Adam Silver is said to have a June 1 target date to issue guidelines to teams and games may take place again weeks later. That June 1 timeline... Read more
Mark Cuban Discusses How Fans Can Return To NBA Games
Mark Cuban has offered his take on where the suspended NBA season can go from here and previewed scenarios in which games can return and fans can be in attendance. In an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity, the Dallas Mavericks owner was asked whether fans can return... Read more
NBA Officials Reportedly Growing Hopeful For Season’s Resume
Momentum is reportedly building for the return of the NBA following a call with league executives and Commissioner Adam Silver. The participating board of governors on the call were hopeful about the strides the league is taking to ensure health and safety if the 2019-20 is to resume amid... Read more
Study: Sports Fans Favor Prompt Return Without Crowds Over Waiting
With most sports on hold for the last two months, fans are eager to end their days of deprivation. According to a survey conducted by ESPN, a majority of sports fans would welcome the return of games and televised competition even if they are played without crowds in attendance.... Read more