Neowin News Feed for: Nba Neowin News Feed for: Nba en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Pulling an EA: NBA 2K21 now has unskippable ads during loading screens <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It appears that publisher 2K Sports has pulled an EA and added unskippable advertisements to its full-priced NBA 2K21 title, just a month after EA received backlash for doing something similar. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Mon, 19 Oct 2020 14:06:01 +0000 Microsoft Teams will take NBA fans courtside to experience basketball games <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The new virtual experience will give participating fans the feeling of sitting next to one another at a live game and players will be able to experience their energy and support in real-time. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhishek Baxi) Fri, 24 Jul 2020 20:36:38 +0000 NBA 2K21 pricing suggests next-generation games could cost $70 as standard <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>2K has revealed the pricing for its upcoming NBA 2K21 game, including the Mamba Forever Edition and next-generation versions. The reveal suggests games could cost $10 more on the new consoles. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:30:02 +0000 Oura rings suggested for the resumption of NBA to catch COVID-19 symptoms <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As sporting events worldwide aim to be back in action soon, an internal memo suggests the use of Oura rings by NBA athletes and team staff to track and identify COVID-19 symptoms for safety. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Wed, 17 Jun 2020 08:14:01 +0000 2K Games reveals first official screenshots of NBA 2K18 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>2K Games has just revealed new screenshots of the upcoming entry in the annual NBA 2K series, and it shows some of the stars in breathtaking detail compared to previous installments. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dreyer Smit) Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:26:01 +0000 NBA Playgrounds is a return to arcade-style basketball action <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you&#039;re a fan of NBA Jam or NBA Hangtime, chances are, you&#039;ll probably want to check out NBA Playgrounds. The title is an upcoming arcade-style basketball game arriving on consoles and PC. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Fri, 07 Apr 2017 01:42:01 +0000 NBA brings original content to Google's Daydream VR platform with 'House of Legends' series <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you have access to Google Daydream and enjoy the NBA, you&#039;ll want to download the NBA VR app. The app will offer exclusive episodic content in the form of interviews with NBA legends. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:08:01 +0000 Sports begin using virtual reality for training, learning, entertainment <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Mainstream virtual reality is just on the horizon, but until then, it&#039;s beginning to be used as a tool in sports to help athletes train as well as learn from their mistakes during matches. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Sun, 15 Mar 2015 02:44:01 +0000 Steve Ballmer agrees to buy NBA's LA Clippers for $2 billion [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will reportedly buy the NBA&#039;s L.A. Clippers franchise for $2 billion, pending league approval and similar legal issues. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Anthony Tosie) Fri, 30 May 2014 01:53:34 +0000 Steve Ballmer offers $1.8 billion for the L.A. Clippers, probably gives him Clippy nostalgia [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has reported offered $1.8 billion to purchase the L.A. Clippers pro basketball team, which if accepted would be the second largest price for a U.S. sports team. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 29 May 2014 17:06:45 +0000 Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer may be trying to buy L.A. Clippers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/21072047steve-ballmer-2013.png" alt="" /></div>A new report claims former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has had a meeting with the owners of the Los Angeles Clippers NBA basketball team in an effort to acquire the franchise. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 26 May 2014 12:38:55 +0000 Relocation deal for NBA team involving Microsoft CEO effectively crushed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A deal involving Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to bring the Sacramento Kings to Seattle was effectively killed by NBA owners in a vote Wednesday that wouldn&#039;t allow the team to relocate. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Anthony Tosie) Thu, 16 May 2013 05:00:00 +0000 Xbox 360 sports-themed apps unlocked this weekend for all users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/636274053xboxfall2012dash.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has unlocked several of its sports-themed media streaming apps for all Xbox 360 users to access, including the ESPN app, from now until Sunday, April 28th. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:25:18 +0000 Microsoft responds to politician's threats about Ballmer involvement in NBA team move <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has responded to a California state senator&#039;s letter that made thinly veiled threats against the company by saying it isn&#039;t involved in the potential move of the Sacramento Kings to Seattle. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Anthony Tosie) Tue, 29 Jan 2013 04:02:27 +0000 Politician makes thinly veiled threat at Microsoft for Ballmer involvement in NBA relocation <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A California state senator has written a letter chastising Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for his involvement in the Sacramento Kings relocation to Seattle, saying Ballmer shouldn&#039;t be part of the move. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Anthony Tosie) Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:26:39 +0000 Steve Ballmer may help bring Sacramento Kings NBA team to Seattle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/619432255ballmer_happy.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new report claims that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer may be part of a group of investors that will pay $500 million to bring the Sacramento Kings NBA team to Seattle. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 09 Jan 2013 21:31:29 +0000