Rachel Nichols Removed From All NBA Programming, NBA Jump Cancelled

Rachel Nichols’ job status at ESPN is now up in the air following news the veteran NBA reporter has been removed from all NBA programming. Her daily NBA show “The Jump” has also been cancelled.  Nichols was informed of the moves this week, sources said. Nichols remains under contract with ESPN according to Sports Business Journal.

See the report below:

Twitter swiftly reacted to the news:


Rachel Nichols was in a bit of hot water earlier in the Summer when she was caught speaking negatively about former co worker Maria Taylor. Nichols was pulled from all NBA Finals coverage as a result. It would seem this latest set of moves by ESPN is a result of the controversy.

No word on yet what ESPN’s plan is for Nichols moving forward.

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