The NBA's five-game Christmas Day slate is set. Here's everything we're most excited to see.
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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.
Brian Windhorst welcomes Malika Andrews and Tim MacMahon to discuss the possibilities of what comes next for Giannis Antetokounmpo. And before that, the crew talks about the growing implications of player options in contracts.
First Take 2nd Hour: Which NBA team improved themselves the most, is there an NBA duo better than LeBron & AD, plus, reaction to Nick Saban contracting covid-19 again, and a Ravens-Steelers preview
Max & Kendrick Perkins debate which NBA team made the best trades this offseason, plus, is there a better NBA duo than LeBron and Anthony Davis? Ryan Clark joins to react to Nick Saban being out for the Iron Bowl after contracting covid-19, and the guys debate if losing to the Ravens would be a big deal to the Steelers. Also, does Calvin Johnson belong in the NFL Hall of Fame?
Bam Adebayo signed a max extension with the Miami Heat. Jay Reynolds walks through the impact of this move on the Heat's running in the sweepstakes for Giannis Antetokounmpo. We hear from ESPN Radio's Sarah Spain and First Take's Stephen A Smith.
The guys tell you 'What You Need to Know.' What other NBA team do the Lakers have to worry about?... Off on Monday... it's Tuesday Morning QB in Sedano and LZ... Zach Harper calls in to check out the free agents in movies... and picks against the spread...
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Bucks announced that fans won't be permitted into home games, at least to start the 2020-21 season.
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.
The Bucks have agreed to contracts with former Spurs guard Bryn Forbes and former Nuggets forward Torrey Craig.
Sterling Brown, who recently settled a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Milwaukee, has agreed to a deal with the Rockets, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Bobby Portis, who averaged 10.1 points and 5.1 rebounds for the Knicks last season, has reached a two-year deal with the Bucks, his agent said. Milwaukee also reached a three-year deal with guard D.J. Augustin, sources told ESPN.
The NBA is looking into whether a failed sign-and-trade agreement that would have sent Bogdan Bogdanovic from the Kings to the Bucks occurred before the start of the league's free-agency period, sources told ESPN.
As we inch closer to the official start of NBA free agency, Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Kevin Pelton discuss landing spots for Gordon Hayward, the Bucks' attempts to appeal to Giannis Antetokounmpo and the latest in James Harden's showdown with the Rockets.
Sacramento forward Bogdan Bogdanovic plans to enter restricted free agency on Friday at 6 p.m. ET, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, scuttling the sign-and-trade deal the Bucks and Kings had agreed to in principle early Tuesday.
Zach Lowe joins Brian Windhorst to discuss what the Jrue Holiday trade means for Giannis Antetokounmpo's future with the Bucks. Plus, the guys take a look at some of the deals already made around the league.