NBA Announces Structure And Format For 2020-21 Season

NBA ANNOUNCES STRUCTURE AND FORMAT FOR 2020-21 SEASON  – Play-In Tournament to Determine Teams That Fill Seventh and Eighth Playoff Seeds in Each Conference – – Regular-Season Schedule to Be Released in Two Segments – NEW YORK, Nov.…Read More

2019-20 NBA Coach’s Challenge Reviews

The Coach’s Challenge, which has been implemented on a one-year trial basis for the 2019-20 NBA season, allows a head coach to trigger one instant replay review per game of a (1) called foul, (2) called out-of-bounds violation or (3) called goaltending or basket interference violation.…Read More

2019-20 NBA Officiating Last Two Minute Reports

Below is the league’s assessment of officiated events that occurred in the last two minutes of games that were at or within three points during any point in the last two minutes of the fourth quarter (and overtime, where applicable).…Read More

NBA Announces Officials For The NBA Finals 2020

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2020 – The NBA today announced the list of 12 referees who will officiate the NBA Finals 2020 presented by YouTube TV. The championship series between the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers tips off on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.…Read More

LA Clippers’ Patrick Beverley Fined

NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2020 – LA Clippers guard Patrick Beverley has been fined $25,000 for verbal abuse of a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.…Read More

Celtics’ Marcus Smart Fined

NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2020 – Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for violating the league’s anti-flopping rules. The incident occurred with 2:46 remaining in the third quarter of the Celtics’ 102-99 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sept.…Read More

Dallas’ Luka Dončić Fined

NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2020 –  Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Dončić has been fined $15,000 for throwing the ball off the legs of a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.…Read More