Bobby Marks (@BobbyMarks42 )

Bobby Marks

Bio Front Office Insider @ESPNNBA. Former VP/Assistant GM with NJ/Brooklyn Nets. Marist College.
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Account created 30-03-2009 16:04:39
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Twitter Web App : Yes, players have leverage right now because the NBA is not going to invoke force majeure and cancel the rest of the season. That all changes if the regular season and playoffs are not salvageable.…

Twitter Web App : If I was an NBA player, I would want a % of my remaining salary withheld in a second escrow account starting on 4/15. If there is a cancellation down the road of the NBA season, there is a strong likelihood that players will receive nothing. Second escrow protects players.

iPhone : Suns’ Devin Booker keeps sister, Mya, and others w/ compromised immune systems in mind as he becomes a Special Olympics ambassador: “Know that you’re not only affecting yourself, you could affect someone else who it could be a much tougher case for.”…

iPhone : COLUMN: In his desperation to get back to football by May 1, Mike Gundy spilled the dirty little secret of college football - the unpaid players are there to make everyone else money.… via @usatoday

iPhone : Etan Thomas That’s not correct. The players on shortened pay schedules will have money taken out of their salary in 2020-21 if their is a second escrow system. It’s the same as looking at each of the 9 players taking out a salary advance. All 430+ players will be treated the same.

Twitter Web App : “Playing outside,” 🏁 Jamal Crawford says, “was always something special.” He honed his skill on the playground and calls it "the soul of the game." Now, rims are being boarded up, chained shut or removed nationwide.

On basketball's final refuge going dark:…

Twitter Web App : Until the early entry list is sent by the NBA, teams are still restricted from having contact with underclassmen. The last date to declare for the draft is April 26. The underclassmen list last year was sent out 3 days after the deadline.

iPhone : Sources tell ESPN that the NBA & NBPA have been collaborating in assessing rapid-response testing devices that in theory could yield accurate results within minutes, a process that represents a critical first step toward potentially resuming play. Story:…

iPhone : NBPA has postponed today's conference call with player agents until Tuesday, sources tells ESPN. Several topics covered expected to include current negotiations with NBA on payment schedules for withholding percentage of player salaries based on possibility of canceled games.

iPhone : With potential top-10 pick Tyrese Maxey officially entering the NBA Draft (via Malika Andrews), learn more about his game by watching our in-depth Film Session with the Kentucky guard live from Lexington.…

iPhone : Former Kentucky guard Tyrese Maxey explains why he is entering the NBA Draft and how COVID-19 is affecting his draft process.

via Marc J. Spears

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iPhone : With 6-3 + 19 y/o #Kentucky freshman G Tyrese Maxey declaring for the 2020 #nbadraft heres a look back at his well-rounded 17 PTS (7/15 FG), 8 ASTS + 7 REBS in the #Wildcats 78-69 W over #Georgia on 1/7/20

Maxey is 8th in Jonathan Givony top-100 rankings >

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