2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
44-20, 2nd in Pacific
Why Kawhi shouldn't be in G.O.A.T conversation (1:11)
Why Jalen is jumping off the Lakers bandwagon (1:35)
Clippers vs. Lakers to open the NBA restart (2:04)

ESPN Daily: Behind The Scenes Of LeBron's Decision

Ten years ago, on live television, LeBron James made his now infamous decision to leave Cleveland and "take his talents to South Beach." It was one of the most consequential, most awkward, and most divisive moments in sports media history. The long, drawn-out broadcast drew ire from Cavaliers fans - who felt their homegrown star had betrayed them - and also from casual observers who disliked the idea of an athlete wielding that level of influence. So how did "The Decision" actually come to be? Ahead of this Sunday's new episode of "Backstory," Don Van Natta takes us behind the production, introduces its key players, and examines how the event forever changed the way NBA stars interact with the public.


The Hoop Collective: Virus Concerns, LAL's Title Hopes

Avery Bradley's absence is significant, but is it enough to derail the Lakers' title chances? Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon discuss that (21:45), as well as growing concerns around the league amid a number of positive coronavirus tests publicly announced this week.

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12dOhm Youngmisuk

Clips' Williams: Not playing 'keeps focus on fight'

Clippers guard Lou Williams said he is "50-50" on NBA players returning, reiterating his concerns that it could be a "distraction" from the nationwide movement for social justice.

Top 10 moments of Kawhi Leonard's career (3:51)
Barkley: Sitting out would be catastrophic mistake for NBA players (1:02)
Why Jay Williams disagrees with Kyrie's plea to sit out season (2:04)
Why NBA players are having doubts restarting the season (2:46)
Are the Clippers a good bet to win the Western Conference? (0:51)
Who needs a title most: Giannis, Kawhi or LeBron? (2:36)

The Hoop Collective: Life Inside The NBA Bubble

While the NBA players await the protocol that outlines the rules and regulations of life inside the bubble, Brian Windhorst, Bobby Marks and Disney aficionado Royce Young discuss what questions remain and how challenging life down in Orlando could be.


ESPN Daily: How Some NBA Teams Will Fare Upon Returning In Late July

The NBA is finally set to return in July, and players and owners have agreed on a format for the comeback. But which teams actually stand to benefit from the standings, what's the fate of those facing play-in games, and where does the draft lottery come into play? ESPN basketball insider Zach Lowe (and host of "The Lowe Post" podcast) explains what's at stake in the East and West. Plus, which bubble teams could make it in, and whether this year's NBA champion deserves an asterisk due to the weirdness of the season.

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27dTim Bontemps

Silver: Older coaches could be sidelined in return

Adam Silver, in an appearance on TNT's "Inside the NBA" Thursday night, said there is a chance that older NBA head coaches won't be able to be on the bench when the league resumes play due to concerns about the coronavirus.


The Hoop Collective: The NBA Announces Its Return Plan

Now that the NBA officially plans to resume its regular season at Disney World at the end of July, Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon try to answer looming questions about the Disney complex, hotel accommodations, coronavirus testing, playoff seeding plans, the TV programming schedule, the loss of home court advantage and more.


Hoop Collective: How The NBA Is Responding To Crisis

Brian Windhorst, Malika Andrews, Andrew Lopez and Kevin Pelton discuss the events of the past week and how the NBA community has rallied around the cause. Then, the crew tries to answer questions about the quality of games to expect when the NBA returns, if the "playoff-plus" format is fair and whether the league is trying to tailor its return plan around Zion Williamson and the Pelicans (16:00).

Max is picking Kawhi over LeBron ... and it has everyone heated (2:58)

The Hoop Collective: How To Structure The NBA's Return To Action

With multiple return-to-play proposals on the table, Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon discuss the feasibility of these options, as well as the NBA's real motivations behind each plan. Plus, the crew identifies the teams who could benefit the most from this extended layoff (33:50).

Team Stats

Points Per Game116.2Tied-4th
Rebounds Per Game48.03rd
Assists Per Game23.819th
Points Allowed109.713th

Team History