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Arena to be used as voting center, dropoff site for ballots

Sep. 4, 2020 11:52 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An arena that is the former home of Phoenix Suns will serve as a voting center and a location to drop off early ballots for the Nov. 3 general election as NBA and the WNBA teams across the country encourage voter participation and push for social justice. The Arizona Veterans Memorial...

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2018, file photo, Steve Nash speaks during induction ceremonies at the Basketball Hall of Fame, in Springfield, Mass. The Brooklyn Nets hired Steve Nash as their coach Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, putting the Hall of Fame point guard in charge of the team that hopes to have Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving together next season. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Nets hire Hall of Famer Steve Nash to run floor as coach

Sep. 3, 2020 6:41 PM EDT

Steve Nash was one of the NBA's most entertaining point guards, the engineer of a high-scoring team that helped usher in a new era of basketball. Now the Brooklyn Nets want to see what he can do as a coach. The Nets hired Nash on Thursday, putting the Hall of Famer in charge of the team that hopes to have Kevin...

Black Lives Matter is displayed near the NBA logo in an empty basketball arena Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The NBA playoffs will resume Saturday after the league and the National Basketball Players Association detailed the commitments that made players comfortable continuing the postseason. In a joint statement released Friday, the sides say they will immediately establish a social justice coalition, made up of players, coaches and owners, that would focus on issues such as voting access and advocating for meaningful police and criminal justice reform. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Magic to open arena to voters, as NBA election push grows

Sep. 2, 2020 6:42 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic announced Wednesday that their home arena will serve as an early voting site for the upcoming general election, continuing the rapidly growing movement from across the NBA to open buildings to voters in the coming weeks. The Magic are opening Amway Center on...