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Birmingham could be primed for a new BBL team – with Hakeem Olajuwon as its figurehead. MVP can reveal that a consortium of investors is set to draft a proposal for the first British Basketball League franchise in the city in over a decade, with the former Houston Rockets superstar among the central players involved. The Olympic gold medallist, who now lives primarily in Brum, is already involved with the existing City of Birmingham Rockets club.
His passing has been marked by an outpouring of tributes from across the basketball world – many in tandem with those to Kobe Bryant – with moments of silence or applause in the Spanish ACB, the EuroLeague and the British Basketball League, as well as the University of Illinois. And Nurse, who was Archibald’s assistant coach with Great Britain, credited his former charge. “First of all, he was a good player,” he said. “And he was an intellect type of guy. Really smart. Had a lot of off-court savvy to him, or interests, or whatever.
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Mark Tatum: The game in London has been fantastic and that game sells out in less than an hour. The demand is there the facility the 02 facility is one the nicest arenas in the entire world. So, London is a great place to go play and our teams love it. We’re constantly looking at it – should we be doing more games in Europe and other places around the world. There are some other places too like France where basketball is incredibly popular. And, so that’s an area where we’re looking at too so no plans yet, nothing’s been announced yet for next season, but I can tell you that we will be playing regular season games in Europe next year and continuing that tradition.
It started with a simple question on The Late, Late Show with James Corden. Shaquille O’Neal, ignoring that Queen Elizabeth is already married (he clearly is not a frequent watcher of The Crown), asked what would happen if he married the Queen of England. “Would that make me King of England?” Corden, ever the good host, said that he was guessing no. “But on behalf of everyone in Great Britain, I would love nothing more. I think it would be the most sensational thing that would ever happen.” On Tuesday, O’Neal tried to make his best case for the position on Inside the NBA.
However, the Sixers are prepared to accommodate their season-ticket holders for losing a home game. Those with automatic-payment plans will not be charged for the game. Season-ticket holders who have paid in full can request to get a game’s ticket price back. They can also roll over the refund for future game purchases, playoff tickets or use it to go towardthe following season’s tickets. “I look forward to coming back to London with the Sixers after visiting for the first time this summer,” Joel Embiid said in a statement. “We are a young, hungry team and will be sure to give the fans an exciting game against Boston in January.”