Adam Silver indicated that the NBA's relationship with China had improved after a spat over Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement in 2019.
The former strongman center turned a game of HORSE into no contest at all.
It is the most significant step yet in the process of trying to resume a season that was suspended nearly three months ago because of the pandemic.
The former New York Knick and Cleveland Cavalier defended his actions in a rambling video on social media.
Fans loved the NBA legend's reaction to a former rival in "The Last Dance" docuseries.
"I miss your smile everyday," the 17-year-old wrote about her late sister.
The NBA legend is prominently featured in the Chicago Bulls docuseries "The Last Dance," and his face in a recent episode has prompted all the Twitter jokes.
In the 1990s, the Chicago Bulls favorite wasn't afraid to take risks with his dye jobs and wardrobe.
"It’s an incredible accomplishment and honor and we’re extremely proud of him,” Vanessa Bryant said of her late husband.
"The severity of this disease is real," the Minnesota Timberwolves center said in a heart-wrenching video as the COVID-19 outbreak rages.