Nothing But News: here’s some of what happened this week in basketball news…
October 31 – November 6, 2020
The NBPA approved the plan to start the next season Dec. 22, setting the stage for the 2020-21 campaign to move forward.
Legendary coach Nancy Darsch passed away Tuesday at age 68. She led Ohio State women’s basketball to the national championship game in 1993 and spent years coaching in the WNBA, plus many successes with Team USA at the Olympics.
Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.), part-owner of the Atlanta Dream, was forced into a January runoff election against Democrat challenge Raphael Warnock, in part thanks to players across the WNBA campaigning against her and for her Warnock.
Ted Valentine appeared on The Goodman and Hummel Podcast to talk about his career and experiences in all his years in college basketball.
Longtime Oklahoma men’s basketball head coach Billy Tubbs died Sunday at age 85. He spent 31 years as a head coach at four schools, making 12 NCAA Tournament showings and going 641-340.
Marquette announced it will not allow any spectators at men’s and women’s basketball games through at least the end of 2020, matching feet with Connecticut, Seton Hall and Villanova, because of the pandemic.
Breanna Stewart described adjusting to life outside the WNBA bubble as difficult, mentioning the uncertainty of where those around you have been.
The SEC announced its 2021 men’s basketball schedule Friday.
For the first time, the Champions Classic will be played at a mix of neutral and partisan sites. Kentucky and Kansas will tip off in Indianapolis on Dec. 1, and Michigan State will travel to Cameroon Indoor to battle Duke on the same day.
There’s a lot going on right now. In men’s college basketball, investigations have been ongoing for years into some major programs. ESPN came out with a comprehensive guide to inform you on how those investigations are going.
Kevin Durant Seattle SuperSonics Jersey – Hall of Thread
In case you missed it, our Logan Meyer released another installment of his Hall of Thread series, explaining the story behind his Kevin Durant Seattle SuperSonics jersey from 2007.
We’ll be back next Friday to give you these same style of quick updates on the basketball news of the week!