COVID-19: FIBA releases guidelines for basketball return

The Federation of International Basketball, FIBA, on Tuesday published some recommendations and guidelines on the return of basketball games in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The recommendations, which were published in the English, French and Spanish languages, are titled “Return to Basketball – Restart Guidelines for National Federations’’. A basketball-specific “Risk Assessment Tool’’ has also been produced in collaboration…

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N.B.A. considers resuming season at Walt Disney World Resort

The N.B.A. is in the early stages of discussions with the Walt Disney Company to restart its suspended season in late July at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, a league spokesman said Saturday. According to New-York Times, the restart would be at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, which would act as “a single site for an…

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Toronto Raptors dethrone Warriors to win first NBA crown

Toronto Raptors dethrone Warriors to win first NBA crowna

An upstart Toronto Raptors squad dethroned defending champions Golden State on Thursday, defeating the Warriors 114-110 to win the NBA Finals and capture the first crown by a club from outside the United States. Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam each scored 26 points while Kawhi Leonard and reserve Fred VanVleet both had 22 as Toronto won the best-of-seven series four…

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