Still clean inside the NBA bubble 

August 13, 2020
"In the event that a player on the NBA campus returns a confirmed positive test in the future, he will be isolated until he is cleared for leaving isolation under the rules established by the NBA and the Players Association," the NBA said in a statement.

Japan-bound Thirdy works from home

"So everything's sane, everyone is sane at home, we got to work out because we're all used to having our own respective practices and trainings just because, you know, my brother's a professional basketball player, and my sister's a volleyball player for the university as well," said Ravena, referring to Kiefer and Dani.

Masterpiece

Tuesday's combination of results elsewhere left everything to play for heading into the final round of seeding games on Thursday, with Portland, Memphis, the Phoenix Suns and San Antonio Spurs still mathematically in with a chance of claiming eighth or ninth place.

New leader of the band

August 12, 2020
"I was talking to Matthew via Zoom a few weeks back. He told me after watching the Last Dance twice or thrice that he's very eager to return to practice. He told me he won't be nice to his teammates. He's ready to push his teammates, especially the younger guys," said Intal in the recent episode of  Beyond the Game with The Dean webcast.

SEAG sambo champ in UFC stint

In a report by Aaron Bronsteter of Canada's sports website TSN, Striegl will make his UFC Fight Night debut against fellow newcomer Timur Valiev of Russia in the bantamweight division on August 22 in Las Vegas, Nevada that will serve as one of the appetizers in main card between bantamweight contenders Frankie Edgar and Pedro Munhoz.

Zugzwang

That’s how some analysts now describe the Philippines, which opens its campaign in the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2020 in a make-or-break situation starting Friday.