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Around the Realm: Virtual Drafts, Buildings named “Ball”

Looking at today's news from the around the NBA.

Welcome to Around the Realm, where we look at the top news stories from around the league. If I missed any notable stories, feel free to discuss in the comments!

The NBA draft will be conducted from ESPN studios

As we get close to the November 18th NBA Draft, more details are being finalized. ESPN announced that Adam Silver and Mark Tatum will be in studio at ESPN to announce selections.

The Pepsi Center has a new name

For the last 21 years the Denver Nuggets have played in The Pepsi Center, but that name is no more.

The Denver Post reports that the building will now be known as Ball Arena. The name comes from Ball Corporation, which makes jars and containers, but that isn't going to stop the jokes.

Accusations lobbed at LeBron and Klutch

In Part 2 of The Athletic's anonymous agent survey, one agent went after LeBron James, Rich Paul, and Klutch sports. NBA Central captured the relevant part of the article.

Professional jealousy or a legitimate concern? You be the judge.

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Klam
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1 month ago

From the Pepsi Center…
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To the Ball Arena.
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andy_sims
1 month ago

Apparently, I have always misunderstood the meaning of “massive casualties.”

He’s still right, though.

Wonderchild
1 month ago

Breaking: Nuggets and Avalanche agree to build an identical second arena next to Ball arena. Also will include a commercial space around the arena, called The Cul de-Sac.

Adamsite
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Nostradumbass 14
1 month ago

They should call it the Ball Jars Cupboard.

RobHessing
1 month ago

I wonder if the’ll call the bathrooms at The Ball Center “Lavartories.”

Kosta
1 month ago

Well the Kings used to have an airplane named Airball one.

How about Airball Arena?

Last edited 1 month ago by Kosta

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