An impressive group of Black excellence could stand to be involved in the Atlanta Dream for years to come and one person that should be at the table of the initial discussions and beyond is Colin Kaepernick.
This was not just a trade to put out one of the league’s toughest fires, but a trade that brought warmth to each of the teams involved
There really is no better time to get re-acquainted with the league than on Christmas Day, the day when the NBA’s stage shines brightest outside of the postseason.
The NBA can’t avoid a domino-like effect impacting the ’20-21 slate, but recent advances in handling the virus has allowed for increased chances in re-gaining revenue and fan engagement, making starting on one of the prime holidays make a lot more sense.
Seeing LeBron James pose with the Larry O’Brien Trophy and the Bill Russell Finals MVP trophy for the fourth time was supposed to be captivating. It wasn’t, though.
Those of us who live beyond the jurisdiction of Adam Silver’s invisible sphere of sanctuary do so cautiously as the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to lurk throughout our nation in similar obscurity but with much different test results.
I remain cautiously optimistic about NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s re-imagining of this 2019-2020 campaign and like him I’m as eager as any other time we’ve approached the playoff season to watch the drama of the post-season unfold.
James’ legacy isn’t so much marred by “The Decision” as it is uniquely molded by it, and no more worse for wear as a result than what is owed to his subpar Finals record, which many argue belie both his nickname and the “Chosen One” tattoo engulfing his upper back.
In the backdrop of this socially turbulent climate exists a philosophical discussion of whether or not Black sports figures should volunteer their voices and join, full-throated, in concert with the rest of us to support the cause.
The top-10 most killer, rim-rattling facials the NBA has seen.