The TEN: 6/5/2020

(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)

1. The NBA approved a 22-team format by a 29-1 vote to resume the season beginning July 31 in Orlando, Florida. The Portland Trail Blazers were the only team that voted against the proposal.

2. With the season being delayed nearly three months there is speculation that the Brooklyn Nets Kevin Durant, who has been recovering from a torn achilles tendon, could return to action. The Nets are currently the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference.

3. MLB rejected the players offer for a 114 game regular season with no additional salary cuts. At this time there is no counter proposal.

4. Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Chris Archer had surgery to relieve symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome and won’t return until 2021.

5. The Yomiuri Giants of the Japanese League called off a preseason game when two players tested positive for the coronavirus.

6. On this day in 1977 the Portland Trail Blazers, led by Bill Walton, wrapped up the NBA title in six games by beating the Philadelphia 76ers.

7. New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft turns 79 today.

8. According to at least five Alabama football players have tested positive for the coronavirus.

9. South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin announced Tuesday that he tested positive for the coronavirus in early May but has since fully recovered.

10. Jason Whitlock has been fired by Fox Sports 1 after four years.

1 Comment to "The TEN: 6/5/2020"

  1. The Rub's Gravatar The Rub
    June 5, 2020 - 9:52 am | Permalink

    Bob Kraft’s biggest concern these days isn’t the loss of Brady, but rather the question of when local massage parlors will be able to re-open. Those establishments are the reason he made it from a very enjoyable 69 to a robust 79.

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