As the 3½-month NBA lockout drags on, threatening to soon eliminate the entire first month of the regular season, the league’s most prominent players are scouring the globe for chances to earn income, market their brands and play the game.
The tour is set to start in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 30, and pushes onto London’s O2 Arena (Nov. 1 and 3); Macau, China (Nov. 5); and Melbourne, Australia (Nov. 8 and 9), sources said. (MORE>>>)
The Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh took the court together for the first time since they lost in the NBA Finals in June, yet this wasn’t quite the return they had imagined. They weren’t even all on the same team.
About 36 hours before the expected cancelation of the first two weeks of the NBA regular season, 20 NBA players assembled for an extremely entertaining but thoroughly meaningless game calculated to cozy up to fans and demonstrate what they’ve said throughout the 31 / 2-month-old lockout: They just want to play. (MORE...)