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John Lombardo

John Lombardo covers basketball and the Arena Football League for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Bucks Vote Not On Agenda For First NBA BOG Meeting Under Silver

04 / 17 / 14

The NBA BOG meets today and tomorrow at the St. Regis Hotel in N.Y., the first owners meeting under new NBA Commissioner Adam Silver . The BOG will not vote on the proposed $550M Bucks sale announced yesterday , but prospective co-Owners Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry will attend the meeting. The...

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04/30/12
Nets Unveil New Brand Identity

The Nets this morning unveiled their new team logos and black and white color scheme as the franchise moves closer to its relocation to the Barclays Center next season. The logo was created by rapper Jay-Z , a Brooklyn native and part owner of the franchise. “The Brooklyn Nets logos are anot ...

04/12/12
NBA BOG Meetings Start Today In N.Y.

NBA owners will convene today and tomorrow at the St. Regis Hotel in N.Y. for the league's annual spring BOG meeting. On the agenda is an update of team business operations, a briefing on the league’s new CBA, a discussion of jersey sponsorships and the expected formal league approval of the r ...

03/16/12
Herbalife Renews Galaxy Sponsorship

The MLS Galaxy have signed a record 10-year, $44M renewal with Herbalife that continues to make the company the team’s jersey sponsor. In addition, L.A.-based Herbalife will continue to be the presenting sponsor of the defending MLS Cup champions. Galaxy officials said that the new deal is th ...

02/24/12
NBA, Business Partners Wrap Up Tech Summit

The NBA, its business partners, and guests this afternoon concluded the annual Technology Summit , a key event of the league's All-Star Weekend. The summit was held at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando. The theme of "The New Internet" summit included sessions on Mobile Content Strategies, The Startup Di ...

01/26/12
NBA To Unveil Hardwood Classics Plans

The NBA today is announcing its Harwood Classics Month promotional campaign, which highlights the 45th anniversary of the former ABA. Throughout February, nine teams – the Bobcats, Clippers, Grizzlies, Heat, Nets, Nuggets, Pacers, Spurs and T’Wolves – will wear commemorative ABA u ...

01/09/12
NBA Holding Sales And Marketing Meeting

The NBA will hold its annual sales and marketing meeting today and tomorrow at the N.Y. Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge. League officials will address the current state of the league’s business following the lockout while sharing best business practices among its 30 teams. The league also typi ...

01/05/12
Bulls Restructure Front Office

The Bulls have restructured their front office to create a new Exec Committee reporting to President & COO  MICHAEL REINSDORF . The five-member committee includes the creation of two new front-office positions with the team hiring SUSAN GOODENOW as VP/Branding & Communications along w ...

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12/13/11
Kaiser Permanente Presenting Warriors' Season

The Warriors have announced their first season presenting sponsorship deal with Kaiser Permanente. The deal covers the upcoming '11-12 season. Financial terms were not disclosed. Kaiser Permanente has been a Warriors sponsor before upgrading its deal in becoming the team’s presenting season pa ...

12/01/11
NBA Reinstating Current Media Content

The partial lift of the NBA lockout continues with the league tonight transitioning NBA.com, team sites and NBA TV back to featuring current player images, content and video. The league wiped out all use of current player images on NBA.com, teams sites and NBA TV when the lockout began on July 1. Th ...

10/13/11
Cavaliers Calling D-League Team Canton Charge

The Cavaliers today unveiled the name and logo of their new NBA D-League team called the Canton Charge. The teams will play at the Canton Memorial Civic Center beginning on Nov. 25. The Cavs this past summer bought the D-League’s New Mexico Thunderbirds and relocated the franchise to Canton. T ...

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