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Spurs' Pop, 71, says bubble is safest place to be
Gregg Popovich, the current oldest coach in the NBA, said he doesn't think there is a safer place for him to be than the NBA bubble in Orlando, Florida.[read more]

Lingering heart issues post-virus worry NBA docs
As NBA teams get situated in the Orlando bubble, one question that has persisted since the start of the coronavirus pandemic is not only what happens if a player tests positive for the virus but what lingering effects might follow.[read more]

Nurkic, Collins returns give Blazers' hopes boost
The Portland Trail Blazers are trying to make a push for the West's 8-seed and got a big boost at their first practice on Saturday with the returns of Jusuf Nurkic and Zach Collins.[read more]

Malone expects Jokic to join Nuggets 'very soon'
Nikola Jokic, who did not fly with the Nuggets when they departed for Orlando due to travel issues, is expected to join the team soon.[read more]

Kawhi in quarantine protocol after Orlando arrival
All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard has arrived in Orlando and is going through the two-day quarantine protocol before joining the Clippers for team activities.[read more]

LeBron to forgo social justice message on jersey
Lakers star LeBron James says he will not have a social justice message on the back of his jersey when the league resumes July 30. Said James: "Just something that didn't seriously resonate with my mission, with my goal."[read more]

First teams take court for practice in NBA bubble
Full-scale practices inside the NBA bubble started Thursday.[read more]

Sources: Russ, Harden not with Rockets on flight
James Harden and Russell Westbrook are expected to travel on their own to Orlando, sources said.[read more]

Zion: Used quarantine to go 'back to square one'
Pelicans forward Zion Williamson said Friday he felt like he "was 5 years old again" working out with his stepfather during quarantine. According to coach Alvin Gentry, the rookie "did a lot to improve his game," including making strides in his shooting.[read more]

Rating our confidence in the top 10 teams in the NBA restart
How well will the top teams in the NBA restart answer their big questions?[read more]