New balls, please

So far, so good for the NBA on its switch from a Spalding basketball to a Wilson basketball. It's a welcome source of calm for the league after a tumultuous opening week of training camps

Amid a torrent of dispiriting headlines throughout the opening week of NBA training camps, with debates about the COVID-19 vaccine and coverage of Ben Simmons' holdout in Philadelphia dominating the basketball discourse, there has been at least one welcome source of quiet for the league. 

Noise about the NBA's new Wilson basketball ushered in this season…

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