The New York Knicks have become the 17th NBA team to sign a deal to wear an advertising patch on their jersey, announcing Tuesday that the logo of website-publishing platform Squarespace will grace their uniform.
Specific terms weren’t disclosed. David O’Connor, CEO of the Madison Square Garden Company, said the Knicks have a multiyear deal in place with Squarespace.
As part of the partnership, the Madison Square Garden Company — which owns the Knicks and the Garden — and Squarespace will provide financial support and give digital advertising opportunities to local small businesses that use the website platform.
Source: Darren Rovell of ESPN
Pacers to Host 2021 NBA All-Star Game
Indianapolis will host the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Wednesday.
The game will be held at the Pacers’ Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, which hasn’t hosted the event since 1985, when it was played at the Hoosier Dome.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN
Clippers’ Austin Rivers Leaves Game with Concussion
Clippers guard Austin Rivers suffered a concussion during Wednesday’s 106-95 win over the Orlando Magic and will not play Friday night against the Washington Wizards, the Clippers announced.
Rivers left the game after taking an elbow to the head in the final seconds of the second quarter. He did not return.
Warriors’ Green Doubtful for Thursday’s Game
Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green, who is nursing a sore right shoulder, was ruled as doubtful for Thursday night’s home game against the Dallas Mavericks.
The reigning NBA Defensive Player of the Year did not participate in practice on Wednesday. Warriors’ head coach Steve Kerr said the team is just being cautious, noting that it’s not a serious matter.
Source: Chris Haynes of ESPN