Sponsorship issues in Australia’s NBL

As modern sport becomes evermore lucrative, the financial pressures placed upon all levels of teams has been massively increased in order to stay competitive. And in order to meet these increased pressures, many teams are finding themselves seeking sponsorship from a variety of unlikely companies including online casino brands and junk food firms in order to stay afloat. during the round 3 NBL match between the Adelaide 36ers and the Cairns Taipans at Adelaide Arena on October

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Can Curry and the Warriors Keep It Up?

As of this writing, the Golden State Warriors are experiencing the best start to an NBA season in league history. Wizards v/s Warriors 03/02/11 Following the team’s most recent win against the Indiana Pacers, many are talking seriously about their chances of breaking even more records by the season’s conclusion. Those include the record for the NBA’s longest consecutive win streak, the most wins in a single season, and Stephen Curry’s quest to break the individual player record

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Hubbard: Colangelo Brings Common Sense to 76ers

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For the last three years, the Philadelphia 76ers have embraced the philosophy that one way to win big is to lose big. So it makes perfect sense that on Monday, their youth movement continued with the addition of a 76-year-old man. It is significant that Jerry Colangelo showed up in Philadelphia less than three weeks before Santa Claus. That likely answered the Christmas wish of many Sixers fans, because Colangelo no doubt arrives bearing the gift of common sense. Since becoming general

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NBA Futures Update for the 2015-16 Season

The old San Antonio Spurs were injected this summer with a giant blast of youth. After picking up free agent LaMarcus Aldridge from the Portland Trail Blazers, the team also added some much needed depth in David West. Over the course of a few months the Spurs shot up from has beens to the baddest team on the block. As of the first week of October, NBA Futures at TopBet sportsbook have the San Antonio Spurs (+200) pegged to win the

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Tweet of the Night: Canada Basketball

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The road to Rio made a stop in San Juan, Puerto Rico last night for the opener of the Marchand Cup, and Andrew Wiggins led Canada to an 85-80 victory over Luis Scola and Argentina. When you look around the globe and try to discern who the next basketball powerhouse will be, the best place to look is just north of the U.S. border. Canada will one day be able to field a tam of NBA players all in their primes

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$50,000 Filmmaking Award Offered by 2XU Compression Shorts

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Interested in filmmaking and basketball? Create a video and win up to $50,000 in awards for showing how the 2XU brand and basketball are driven by their love for the sport, and not by the hype that surrounds it. 2XU, a performance wear company, produces MCS (Muscle Containment Stamping) compression tights. This project is looking for short, documentary style videos that explain how 2XU is the favored brand for compression tights by many professional basketball players, but due to NBA brand endorsements are

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Will Online Gambling Sites and the NBA Combine Forces?

If you love basketball in the United States, you love the NBA. Many of the men and women who love basketball also love online gambling, and the two could be coming together in one of the biggest partnerships that either industry has ever seen. The truth is that gambling has not been able to be promoted or even used in the advertising of any sport in the United States because technically, online gambling is not legal there. With that being said,

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