Month: May 2020

Stephen Jackson, #5, (Photo by Ron Jenkins/BIG3/Getty Images) Retired NBA veteran Stephen Jackson was a close friend of George Floyd. He’s working to make sure all the officers involved are held accountable. Being an NBA player doesn’t protect anyone from police violence, racial profiling and racial abuse, a fact that has been, unfortunately, made clear
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Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan (L), injured forward Scottie Pippen (C) and forward Toni Kukoc watch their teammates play against the Milwaukee Bucks during the second quarter 05 December at the United Center, in Chicago, IL. Pippen has demanded that he be traded to another team following his recovery from foot surgery. AFP PHOTO/VINCENT LAFORET
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Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe below to get it delivered to you via email each morning. The NBA faces a plethora of obstacles to tackle before basketball can resume. From coronavirus safety concerns to the
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Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe below to get it delivered to you via email each morning. There is no perfect solution for the NBA as it looks to resume play in the coming months; no matter what format the
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Kyrie Irving, #11, Brooklyn Nets, LeBron James, #23, Los Angeles Lakers, (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. As the NBA slowly rolls ahead, developing plans for restarting the season,
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