Expansion was never truly on the table for the NBA. That is, until a pandemic wiped away billions of dollars in revenue. In an effort to make some of that money back, Adam Silver has publicly stated the league is looking into the possibility of adding two teams. However, the biggest question remains: Should they do it? First, why add two teams instead of just one? The … [Read more...] about Should the NBA Really Consider Expansion?
Behind the Scenes at the NBA Draft, 2003-2017
Prologue June 2003 Tim Kiely, the legendary TNT Studio honcho is a friend of 25+ years. We worked together at ESPN in the early-mid ’90s. When he left for TNT during the 1995 NBA Finals, he took on many duties, including being the “Chaperone” for the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner during the live NBA Draft broadcast. When ESPN took over the draft from TNT starting in … [Read more...] about Behind the Scenes at the NBA Draft, 2003-2017