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NBA seeks to protect players' nest eggs

Jul 17, 2012
Many pro athletes squander their fortunes. To prevent financial flame-outs, the NBA will enroll players in a retirement plan.
Posted In: Retirement, NBA

NBA prospects hone business skills alongside jumpshots

Jun 28, 2012
The NBA draft is tonight. For team managers, choosing a player isn't just about the stats -- interview skills and personality count. So potential draftees have been learning how to present themselves in the business world to help their chances.
Posted In: NBA, draft, Sports

After NBA finals, will Heat do a cooldown?

Jun 22, 2012
The Miami Heat, in five games, won the NBA championship last night by... a lot. From a strictly business point of view -- what now?
Posted In: basketball, Heat, NBA, Miami

Miami Heat tickets are red-hot

Jun 21, 2012
It's the last game of the year in Miami, and the Heat could clinch the NBA title tonight. So have fun trying to pay for a ticket.
Posted In: Sports, NBA, Miami Heat

NBA viewership up despite shortened season

Jun 12, 2012
Jeremy Lin and other dramatic storylines have more people watching.
Posted In: Sports, NBA, basketball, Jeremy Lin

Playing the name game

Jun 12, 2012
The NBA finals will be played in two arenas named for a couple of less-than-stellar corporate performers.
Posted In: NBA, nba finals, American Airlines, Chesapeake Energy, Miami Heat, Thunder

Why more athletes are choosing to sport eyewear

May 30, 2012
It turns out NBA players like LeBron James don't actually need the eyeglasses to see.
Posted In: NBA, LeBron James

L.A. pro teams pull postseason hat trick

May 17, 2012
The Lakers, the Clippers and the Kings all in the playoffs at the same time this year. That spells big money for the Staples Center and busy times for the people who transform the sports arena from a basketball court to hockey rink.
Posted In: NBA, NHL, Sports, Staples Center, los angeles

Linsanity sweeps America

Feb 15, 2012
The newfound popularity of New York Knicks player Jeremy Lin boosts business for basketball.
Posted In: basketball, Jeremy Lin, Sports, NBA

The profit boost from 'Linsanity'

Feb 13, 2012
Jeremy Lin has risen in the last week to be a breakout star in the NBA -- in part, because of his potential to tap into the Chinese market.
Posted In: NBA, basketball, China, Jeremy Lin

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