NBA News Roundup: Johnson Becomes Third NBA Billionaire, Warriors Bounce Back, and More

The NBA season is in full swing, and there’s plenty of news to cover. Here are some of the top stories from the past week:

  • After James and Jordan, Magic Johnson becomes the third NBA billionaire. Johnson’s investments in companies like Starbucks and Beats by Dre have contributed to his current estimated net worth of $1.6 billion. He becomes the third NBA player to reach the billion dollar mark, after Michael Jordan and LeBron James.
  • For in-season tournament games, the NBA releases new court designs. New court designs for the in-season tournament games that will debut in the 2023–24 season have been made public by the NBA. The goal of the new designs is to make the tournament games seem more festive and more visually appealing.
  • Curry leads the Warriors to a 106-95 victory over the Rockets with 24 points, including four 3-pointers in the closing minutes. On Monday night, Stephen Curry led the Golden State Warriors to a 106-95 victory over the Houston Rockets with 24 points, four of which came in the fourth quarter.
  • With balanced scoring, the Hawks limit Lillard to six points and defeat the Bucks 127-110 to win their first game. The Atlanta Hawks won their first game of the season on Monday night, defeating the Milwaukee Bucks 127-110 thanks to balanced scoring and limiting Damian Lillard to just six points.
  • In the 76ers’ home opener, Embiid gets the start while Harden misses his third straight game. When the Philadelphia 76ers host the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night in their home opener, James Harden is anticipated to miss his third straight game. In Harden’s place, Joel Embiid will get the start.
  • In the home opener, Naz Reid leads the Timberwolves to a 106-90 victory over the outmatched Heat. In their home opener on Tuesday night, the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Miami Heat 106-90 behind 21 points and 10 rebounds from Naz Reid.
  • In their home opener, the Wizards defeat the winless Grizzlies 113-106 thanks to a strong defensive showing. In their home opener on Wednesday night, the Washington Wizards defeated the winless Memphis Grizzlies 113-106, recovering from a subpar defensive showing in their season opener.

In addition to these top stories, there are a number of other NBA news items that are generating buzz in the United States. Here are a few of the most notable:

  • The goal for the Golden State Warriors is to recover from their underwhelming 2022–23 campaign. The Warriors are depending on Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, and Stephen Curry to get them back to the postseason.
  • With LeBron James and Anthony Davis, the Los Angeles Lakers are hoping to go far in the playoffs. This season, the Lakers are predicted to be among the best teams in the Western Conference.
  • The Milwaukee Bucks want to win the NBA championship again. Leading the way are Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton, and Jrue Holiday from the Bucks’ talented group.
  • This season, the Boston Celtics want to take a big step forward. The Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown-led Celtics have a young and talented team overall.

Even though the NBA season is just getting started, there is already a lot of drama and excitement. Follow us for the most recent information and developments from across the league.

Leave a Comment