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2021 Schedule
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2dOhm Youngmisuk

Jokic: Nuggets not concerned at being overlooked

Nikola Jokic says he knows what the Nuggets are capable of this season and believes some roster changes will be good for the team as it tries to keep up with the reigning champion Lakers in the West.

NBA players looking for a redemption season in 2020-21 (1:59)

LeBron James signs a two year $85M extension

Jorge and LZ, open talking about the big signing by LeBron to a two year extension and all the ramifications surrounding that. NBA analyst and Road Trippin' host Richard Jefferson joins the guys and talks about his interview with LeBron, in addition to the past challenging season LeBron went through. Rams head coach Sean McVay calls in to talk about the Rams close loss to the 49'ers and holding QB Jared Goff accountable for turnovers.

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3dOhm Youngmisuk

Sources: Mavs-Lakers to highlight Christmas slate

A matchup between Luka Doncic's Mavericks and the reigning champion Lakers will highlight the tentative Christmas Day slate, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

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Nuggets say no fans at Ball Arena initially

In an email sent to season-ticket holders, the Nuggets said the team, along with Kroenke Sports and Entertainment, "will continue to work closely with state and local authorities to navigate the safest return to hosting fans in Ball Arena.''


The Hoop Collective: Free Agency Winners And Losers

As the NBA world waits to know more about the future of Giannis Antetokounmpo, Brian Windhorst, Ramona Shelburne and Tim Bontemps discuss the flurry of roster moves made over the past few days and how they may alter the landscape of the 2020-21 season.

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Millsap returns to Nuggets on 1-year, $10M deal

Veteran Paul Millsap, whose numbers hit career lows across the board with a dip in playing time, has agreed to return to the Nuggets on a one-year, $10 million deal, his agent said.

Zeke Nnaji's NBA draft profile (0:55)

The Hoop Collective: Stan Van Gundy Goes to New Orleans

After hiring Stan Van Gundy, can the Pelicans now contend in a crowded Western Conference? Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Kirk Goldsberry debate. Plus, the guys discuss the Rockets' future post-Daryl Morey and how Ty Lue will fare as the Clippers' new coach.

The most memorable moments from the NBA bubble (2:14)

The Hoop Collective: NBA Finals Preview

Can the Heat (12-3 in the playoffs) take down the Lakers in the NBA Finals? Brian Windhorst, Ramona Shelburne and Kirk Goldsberry weigh the factors. Plus, the Eastern Conference Finals regrets the Celtics will have and the rocky history between LeBron James and Pat Riley.

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69dOhm Youngmisuk

Murray hobbled in loss: 'Didn't have the energy'

Nuggets guard Jamal Murray said he played through a bruised foot in Saturday's Game 5 loss, in which he had 19 points, his lowest total of the series.


After a 10 year absence in the NBA Finals, the Lakers are BACK! The purple and gold take care of the Nuggets in game 5, 117-107, and take the series 4-1 to return to the NBA Finals.

The Lakers ride a triple-double from LeBron James to a game 5 victory over the Nuggets, 117-107, and secure their first trip to the NBA Finals in 10 years. Allen Sliwa recaps the big win by taking calls from the fans and playing all the post-game sound. Also, The Undefeated's Marc Spears, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne, and LA Times's Brad Turner join the post-game show and react to the Lakers making it back to the Finals after a decade long absence.

Team Stats

Points Per Game111.319th
Rebounds Per Game44.120th
Assists Per Game26.74th
Points Allowed109.211th

Team History