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  1. How massive TV deal impacts Monta Ellis, Mavs' future

    Tim MacMahon

    The massive new TV deal for the NBA should make Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis' decision next summer much easier. With those billions of TV dollars resulting in a dramatic increase in the salary cap in the summer of 2016, why wouldn't Ellis op...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  2. Despite Supreme Court decision, N.J. politician pushes legislatio...

    David Purdum

    Despite the high court's decision to let stand a ban on sports wagering in New Jersey, a defiant legislator says the push to decriminalize betting at the state's casinos and race tracks is not over.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  3. Ed O'Bannon takes stand in landmark antitrust suit against NCAA

    Ed O'Bannon, the lead plaintiff in a landmark antitrust suit against the NCAA, took the stand and said his goal at UCLA wasn't to get a degree but to get two years of college experience before being drafted into the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2014
  4. Scoop - Clippers sale price shows the value of racism

    Scoop Jackson

    The Sterling family will have an extra billion dollars to spend as a result of Donald Sterling's racist remarks. Where's the justice, Scoop Jackson asks.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  5. Got a Billion Dollars? Buy the Clippers

    Steve Ballmer, former CEO of Microsoft, will purchase the Clippers for $2 billion A billion dollars? For the Clippers? That's the price my Grantland colleague Zach Lowe's the Los Angeles NBA team ...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  6. Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris terms 19-win season 'succe...

    Billions of dollars couldn't console Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris this season.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2014
  7. The NBA's "global money machine"

    Henry Abbott

    In Forbes' 2014 ranking of team values, the NBA is said to have become a "global money machine," with almost every team making money and franchises like the Knicks, Lakers and Bulls worth more than a billion dollars each. Editor Kurt Badenhausen expl...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  8. Los Angeles Lakers owners Jim and Jeanie Buss face a time when th...

    Ramona Shelburne

    Without Dr. Jerry Buss, Jim and Jeanie Buss need to lean on each other.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  9. IRS, ex-Pistons owner Bill Davidson's estate in tax dispute

    The estate of former Detroit Pistons owner Bill Davidson is challenging the government in U.S. Tax Court over billions of dollars claimed by the IRS.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2013
  10. First Cup: Tuesday

    Nick Borges

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: It took years to raise the steel and to arrange the glass panels, to create a billion-dollar basketball palace in Brooklyn, filled with hope and possibility. It took only minutes Monday night for the Minnesota Timbe...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  11. Eight teams enough for MLB playoffs

    Jemele Hill

    Adding two MLB wild-card teams and high-stakes one-game playoffs make perfect financial sense, but is it common sense? The answer is no.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2012
  12. The state of NBA China

    Henry Abbott

    Remember when David Stern was talking about the NBA starting its own league in China? That multi-billion dollar plan called for a new league in new stadiums all over China. Just Stern's saying that, reports Jim Yardley in The New York Times, usher...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  13. Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors sold to rival telecom giants...

    Canada's largest telecommunication companies have agreed to buy the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs and NBA's Toronto Raptors in a deal worth about $1.3 billion.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2011
  14. Throwing rocks

    Henry Abbott

    Steve Freeman/NBAE/Getty Images George Cohen doesn't just have to unite the people in the room. The billion-dollar question is: What's happening inside George Cohen's mediation sessions? But the real money in this $20-plus billion deal might res...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  15. NBA -- Will more games be canceled?

    Our NBA experts tackle five big questions following the league's cancellation of the first two weeks of the season.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2011
  16. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Frank Isola of the New York Daily News: "NBA owners and players will eventually come to an agreement on how to split billions of dollars in revenue. Keith Glass, an agent for more than 25 years, is positive that day is coming sooner rather than later...

    Blog | October 07, 2011