Kevin Garnett made some, um, colorful comments about the Timberwolves this week. Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon try to make sense of the soon-to-be Hall of Famer's messy relationship with Minnesota before discussing what it will take for the NBA to return in 2020 (28:26).
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Larry Hardesty reacts to the top news stories of the day including how the major sports leagues are planning to start/continue their seasons in isolation from society.
The Clippers (3:48) and Raptors (30:37) should be very excited for what's to come, whereas the Rockets (13:57) and 76ers should be a bit more concerned (21:50). Based on a variety of factors, Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Tim Bontemps break down which teams they expect will rise and fall over the next few seasons. Plus, the guys discuss the opening in Chicago's front office and whether it's a desirable position.
The New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets and the NBA, in collaboration with Huang Ping, China's consul general, have donated one million surgical masks to be distributed to New York City's essential workers amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Tamika Catchings, Kim Mulkey, Barbara Stevens, Eddie Sutton, Rudy Tomjanovich and Patrick Baumann have been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Derrick Jones Jr., the No. 16 seed, opened the NBA 2K Players Tournament with a bang Friday, upsetting top-seeded Kevin Durant 78-62.
Larry Hardesty reacts to the top news stories of the day including Doris Burke's emotional conversation about her COVID-19 diagnosis.
Kyrie Irving has autographed a Brooklyn Nets jersey for 18-year-old fan Fahad Saleem, who was able to salvage the jersey after his house caught fire last month. Saleem lost his Spencer Dinwiddie jersey in the fire, but received a new one from Dinwiddie.
The four members of the Nets who tested positive for the coronavirus are now symptom-free.
The Nets' Kevin Durant will lead a field of 16 NBA players competing in the 2K20 Player Tournament that will take place on ESPN beginning Friday. The winner will receive $100,000 to give to a select charity in support of the coronavirus relief efforts.
The Bucks have to make a decision on Giannis' future (9:05), the Nets need a new coach (14:22), and the Nuggets (26:04) and Rockets (37:45) are in dire financial situations. With the 2020 season on hold, Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Bobby Marks tackle the offseason's biggest questions and answer a voicemail from the Hoopline (402-316-2955).
Larry reacts to the Top News of the day including Doris Burke's positive COVID-19 test, Mark Rubin's comments on the Sixers and much more.
The Nets superstar guard is partnering with charities to provide meals to those in need in the New York area.
A charity game? Adam Silver says that's one solution the NBA is considering to excite basketball fans while the league is on hiatus. Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon discuss the commissioner's ideas, long-term scheduling ramifications of suspended play (11:18) and Michele Roberts' comments about coronavirus testing for NBA players.