Billups, the new coach of Portland's NBA team, reached a financial settlement in 2000 with a woman who accused him of sexual assault.
Mark Cuban, owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, announced the team would accept the cryptocurrency as payment for tickets and team merchandise.
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the proposal after criticizing Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban for not playing the national anthem before his team's home games.
"We respect and have always respected the passion people have for the anthem and our country. But we also loudly hear the voices of those who feel that the anthem does not represent them," owner Mark Cuban said in a statement.
This comes nearly four years after he said he would stand for the national anthem with a hand over his heart.
The Slovenian notched up a 30th career triple-double in his 146th game in the NBA, reaching the milestone in 44 fewer games than Magic.
The Puerto Rican played a crucial role in Dallas' NBA championship triumph in 2011 and ranks fifth for most games in franchise history.
The Dallas Mavericks owner told Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson that the Slovenian reminded him of the five-time NBA champion.
The billionaire entrepreneur enthusiastically tweeted a photo of his basketball arena-turned-voting site this morning.
West was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2008 and was spotted panhandling in the Dallas area last week.
On Saturday, the rapper announced his intentions to run for office this year, but has not formally entered the race.
Cuban said the racial divide in the U.S. was a problem that could be traced back to the white community and urged it to change.
The Mavericks owner said the franchise will reopen its training facility only once it can have access to the White House-levels of testing.
Despite the increase in COVID-19 cases Cuban remains optimistic the NBA will be able to resume its season at some point this year.
"The decision [to postpone the game] was made out of respect for the Lakers organization, which is deeply grieving the tragic loss of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other people in a helicopter crash on Sunday," the NBA stated.
Following the Dallas Mavericks' 102-98 win over his team, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich reluctantly compared Mavericks star point guard Luka Doncic to five-time NBA champion Magic Johnson.
The Slovenian rolled his right ankle on Saturday during the Mavericks' loss to the Miami Heat but should be back in action before the end of the year.
The Pistons, and their opponent the Dallas Mavericks, played the game in Mexico City as part of the NBA's effort to expand basketball across the globe.
Bettor backed Jackson and Doncic both to win the MVP awards in a parlay with combined odds of 2,800/1.
In a recent game against the Sacramento Kings, Doncic passed Jordan's record for most consecutive games with at least 20 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists since the NBA/ABA merger in 1976.
Luka Doncic playing tonight in his 86th career game, he has a triple-double. He's now 10th on the active list for triple-doubles with 15.
Eight teams have qualified for the Summer League playoffs, which the Boston Celtics enter as the number one seed.
A woman alleges Porzingis raped her in his apartment in New York on February 7 last year.
The former NBA star believes Doncic's jerseys will soon be "very popular with black kids in the 'hood."
The Mavericks forward learned of the trade ahead of the fourth quarter of the game against the Hornets on Wednesday night.
The Slovenian scored with 0.6 seconds left to force the game into overtime.