Neowin News Feed for: Nba https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/nba/ Neowin News Feed for: Nba en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Pulling an EA: NBA 2K21 now has unskippable ads during loading screens https://www.neowin.net/news/pulling-an-ea-nba-2k21-now-has-unskippable-ads-during-loading-screens/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/06/1591921366_nba_2k21_img_2_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/pulling-an-ea-nba-2k21-now-has-unskippable-ads-during-loading-screens">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Mon, 19 Oct 2020 14:06:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/pulling-an-ea-nba-2k21-now-has-unskippable-ads-during-loading-screens Microsoft Teams will take NBA fans courtside to experience basketball games https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-teams-will-take-nba-fans-courtside-to-experience-basketball-games/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/07/1595619552_microsoft-teams-nba-basketball_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-teams-will-take-nba-fans-courtside-to-experience-basketball-games">Read more...</a> abhishek.baxi@neowin.net (Abhishek Baxi) Fri, 24 Jul 2020 20:36:38 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-teams-will-take-nba-fans-courtside-to-experience-basketball-games NBA 2K21 pricing suggests next-generation games could cost $70 as standard https://www.neowin.net/news/nba-2k21-pricing-suggests-next-generation-games-could-cost-70-as-standard/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/07/1593704947_362f6e7dadd44c77b2257d8f5e8247ed_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/nba-2k21-pricing-suggests-next-generation-games-could-cost-70-as-standard">Read more...</a> joao.carrasqueira@neowin.net (João Carrasqueira) Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:30:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/nba-2k21-pricing-suggests-next-generation-games-could-cost-70-as-standard Oura rings suggested for the resumption of NBA to catch COVID-19 symptoms https://www.neowin.net/news/oura-rings-suggested-for-the-resumption-of-nba-to-catch-covid-19-symptoms/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/06/1592370955_ring-might-help-detect-covid-19-outbreaks-in-healthcare-workers-public_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/oura-rings-suggested-for-the-resumption-of-nba-to-catch-covid-19-symptoms">Read more...</a> ather.fawaz@neowin.net (Ather Fawaz) Wed, 17 Jun 2020 08:14:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/oura-rings-suggested-for-the-resumption-of-nba-to-catch-covid-19-symptoms 2K Games reveals first official screenshots of NBA 2K18 https://www.neowin.net/news/2k-games-reveals-first-official-screenshots-of-nba-2k18/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/07/1501064130_screen_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/2k-games-reveals-first-official-screenshots-of-nba-2k18">Read more...</a> dreyer.smit@neowin.net (Dreyer Smit) Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:26:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/2k-games-reveals-first-official-screenshots-of-nba-2k18 NBA Playgrounds is a return to arcade-style basketball action https://www.neowin.net/news/nba-playgrounds-is-a-return-to-arcade-style-basketball-action/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/04/1491526352_screen_shot_2017-04-06_at_4.31.00_pm_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/nba-playgrounds-is-a-return-to-arcade-style-basketball-action">Read more...</a> timi.cantisano@neowin.net (Timi Cantisano) Fri, 07 Apr 2017 01:42:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/nba-playgrounds-is-a-return-to-arcade-style-basketball-action NBA brings original content to Google's Daydream VR platform with 'House of Legends' series https://www.neowin.net/news/nba-brings-original-content-to-googles-daydream-vr-platform-with-house-of-legends-series/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/02/1487483323_screen_shot_2017-02-18_at_9.48.21_pm_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/nba-brings-original-content-to-googles-daydream-vr-platform-with-house-of-legends-series">Read more...</a> timi.cantisano@neowin.net (Timi Cantisano) Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:08:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/nba-brings-original-content-to-googles-daydream-vr-platform-with-house-of-legends-series Sports begin using virtual reality for training, learning, entertainment https://www.neowin.net/news/sports-begin-using-virtual-reality-for-training-learning-entertainment/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/03/vr-in-conference_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/sports-begin-using-virtual-reality-for-training-learning-entertainment">Read more...</a> chris.white@neowin.net (Christopher White) Sun, 15 Mar 2015 02:44:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/sports-begin-using-virtual-reality-for-training-learning-entertainment Steve Ballmer agrees to buy NBA's LA Clippers for $2 billion [Update] https://www.neowin.net/news/steve-ballmer-reportedly-signs-contract-to-buy-nbas-la-clippers-for-2-billion/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/08/steveballmerms_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/steve-ballmer-reportedly-signs-contract-to-buy-nbas-la-clippers-for-2-billion">Read more...</a> atosie@live.com (Anthony Tosie) Fri, 30 May 2014 01:53:34 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/steve-ballmer-reportedly-signs-contract-to-buy-nbas-la-clippers-for-2-billion Steve Ballmer offers $1.8 billion for the L.A. Clippers, probably gives him Clippy nostalgia [Update] https://www.neowin.net/news/steve-ballmer-offers-18-billion-for-the-la-clippers-probably-gives-him-clippy-nostalgia/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/1_2_clipboard01retrtttretretre23_thumb.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/steve-ballmer-offers-18-billion-for-the-la-clippers-probably-gives-him-clippy-nostalgia">Read more...</a> john@mobilenations.com (John Callaham) Thu, 29 May 2014 17:06:45 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/steve-ballmer-offers-18-billion-for-the-la-clippers-probably-gives-him-clippy-nostalgia Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer may be trying to buy L.A. Clippers https://www.neowin.net/news/former-microsoft-ceo-steve-ballmer-may-be-trying-to-buy-la-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="https://www.neowin.net/news/former-microsoft-ceo-steve-ballmer-may-be-trying-to-buy-la-clippers">Read more...</a> john@mobilenations.com (John Callaham) Mon, 26 May 2014 12:38:55 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/former-microsoft-ceo-steve-ballmer-may-be-trying-to-buy-la-clippers Relocation deal for NBA team involving Microsoft CEO effectively crushed https://www.neowin.net/news/relocation-deal-for-nba-team-involving-microsoft-ceo-effectively-crushed/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/steveballmer_thumb.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/relocation-deal-for-nba-team-involving-microsoft-ceo-effectively-crushed">Read more...</a> atosie@live.com (Anthony Tosie) Thu, 16 May 2013 05:00:00 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/relocation-deal-for-nba-team-involving-microsoft-ceo-effectively-crushed Xbox 360 sports-themed apps unlocked this weekend for all users https://www.neowin.net/news/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="https://www.neowin.net/news/xbox-360-sports-themed-apps-unlocked-this-weekend-for-all-users">Read more...</a> john@mobilenations.com (John Callaham) Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:25:18 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/xbox-360-sports-themed-apps-unlocked-this-weekend-for-all-users Microsoft responds to politician's threats about Ballmer involvement in NBA team move https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-responds-to-politicians-threats-about-ballmer-involvement-in-nba-team-move/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/steveballmer_thumb.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-responds-to-politicians-threats-about-ballmer-involvement-in-nba-team-move">Read more...</a> atosie@live.com (Anthony Tosie) Tue, 29 Jan 2013 04:02:27 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-responds-to-politicians-threats-about-ballmer-involvement-in-nba-team-move Politician makes thinly veiled threat at Microsoft for Ballmer involvement in NBA relocation https://www.neowin.net/news/politician-makes-thinly-veiled-threat-at-microsoft-for-ballmer-involvement-in-nba-relocation/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/steveballmer_thumb.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/politician-makes-thinly-veiled-threat-at-microsoft-for-ballmer-involvement-in-nba-relocation">Read more...</a> atosie@live.com (Anthony Tosie) Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:26:39 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/politician-makes-thinly-veiled-threat-at-microsoft-for-ballmer-involvement-in-nba-relocation Steve Ballmer may help bring Sacramento Kings NBA team to Seattle https://www.neowin.net/news/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="https://www.neowin.net/news/steve-ballmer-may-help-bring-sacramento-kings-nba-team-to-seattle">Read more...</a> john@mobilenations.com (John Callaham) Wed, 09 Jan 2013 21:31:29 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/steve-ballmer-may-help-bring-sacramento-kings-nba-team-to-seattle