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NBA defends quest for 'integrity fee' payment in sports bets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The NBA is defending its quest to receive part of the money that states or gambling companies take in as part of legal sports betting. On Wednesday, New Jersey’s state Senate president called on all 50 states to reject so-called ”integrity fees” as part of any sports betting legislation that might be enacted. In a ...

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Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr sounds off on NFL's national anthem policy

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, who has been very vocal on a variety of social issues, called the NFL’s new national anthem policy “idiotic” when he spoke to the media during his shootaround gathering before Thursday’s Game 5 at the Houston Rockets. Steve Kerr criticized the NFL for its national anthem policy pic.twitter.com/eaCXC5WhCj — Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) May 24, ...

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Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue says rotation thrown off due to Celtics rookie getting DNP

There was a head scratching moment after Wednesday night’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals. In his postgame press conference, Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue was asked if something was “out of whack” with his rotation. Lue said the Celtics “threw (them) for a loop” when they benched rookie Semi Ojeleye. Kyle Korver was impacted by the Celtics’ decision ...

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Chris Paul exits Game 5 with right hamstring injury

The Houston Rockets earned a thrilling Game 5 victory on Thursday, moving one win away from The Finals with a 98-94 triumph over the Golden State Warriors. It didn’t come without significant cost, however, as All-Star point guard Chris Paul suffered a right hamstring injury in the final minute. Already dealing with a sore foot, Paul reached for his hamstring after a ...

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Kerr abandoning Warriors' fundamental principles at worst time

The Golden State Warriors are facing elimination for the first time in 2018 because of more than just a few untimely errors. The Warriors face a 3-2 series deficit against Houston because they appear to have lost their identity at the worst possible moment, as head coach Steve Kerr continues to eschew Golden State’s signature motion offense in favor of ...

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Rockets take 3-2 lead over Warriors in nail-biting Game 5

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Houston Rockets took a 3-2 series lead over the Golden State Warriors in a nail-biting 98-94 victory in Game 5. More to come. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license. … NBA | theScore

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