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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2020, file photo, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert shoots during practice before a NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in Salt Lake City. Gobert is standing tall, even after having coronavirus and dealing with an enormous amount of scorn after being diagnosed. He was the first NBA player to test positive for the virus and that prompted many to blame him for the league's shutdown in response to the pandemic. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Coronavirus behind him, Utah's Rudy Gobert looking forward

Jul. 4, 2020 2:22 AM EDT

There were the tweets from strangers. “I hate you.” “You ruined the whole world.” “You deserve it.” And there was the scorn from inside his own locker room, the presumption that he infected a teammate with coronavirus, the suggestion that his recklessness somehow caused...

FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2020, file photo, Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic drives as Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Denver. A person with knowledge of the situation says Jokic has tested positive for the coronavirus and is quarantining in his native Serbia. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

As Florida virus numbers rise, NBA arrivals draw closer

Jul. 2, 2020 5:42 PM EDT

The coronavirus numbers kept climbing Thursday, with a single-day record for new cases being set in Florida and the NBA revealing that the count of players and staff from the 22 remaining teams that have confirmed diagnoses of COVID-19 continues to grow. The NBA numbers: nine more positive players from tests...

This Sunday, June 21, 2020 photo provided by Ashley Kinser shows a George Floyd mural that was vandalized in Salt Lake City on Sunday, June 21, 2020. A tar-like black substance was poured over the painting sometime Sunday morning, said Sgt. Keith Horrocks. The vandalism wasn't reported to police, but an investigation was opened after police saw news reports about it, he said. (Ashley Kinser via AP)

Salt Lake City police investigate after Floyd mural marred

Jun. 22, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A mural of George Floyd was reportedly vandalized over the weekend, Salt Lake City police said Monday. A tar-like black substance was poured over the painting sometime Sunday morning, said Sgt. Keith Horrocks. The vandalism wasn't reported to police, but an investigation was opened...

Miami Heat's Bam Adebayo holds the trophy after winning NBA basketball's All-Star Skills Challenge, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

Adebayo thinking about financial future as NBA restart looms

Jun. 16, 2020 5:55 PM EDT

Bam Adebayo thinks injuries could be more prevalent than usual when the NBA gets back on the floor next month, given the demands that will be on players’ bodies after a long layoff. Miami’s All-Star center is also thinking about the financial risks. Adebayo confirmed Tuesday that he is among five...