2021 ScheduleAll times ET

2021 Schedule
2nd in Atlantic

What other NBA team do the Lakers have to worry about?

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...


J&J: Brady Struggles On MNF, Lakers' Big Offseason

Spend your afternoon with Jalen & Jacoby as the guys discuss Brady's rough night vs. the Rams, Montrezl Harrell's reason for choosing the Lakers over the Clippers and break down the Celtics’ offseason. Plus, 2-time Grammy Award winning producer Hit-Boy stops by the show.


The Jump: Who won free agency between the Lakers and Clippers?

Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins, Zach Lowe and Jackie MacMullan sort through all the winners and losers from free agency this weekend. PLUS we discuss the max extensions from the 2017 draft class: Jayson Tatum, De'Aaron Fox, Donovan Mitchell BUT no Bam Adebayo yet.

Why Perkins is calling Tatum the next Pierce for the Celtics (0:58)
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6dTim Bontemps

Source: Tatum agrees to deal worth up to $195M

The Celtics and Jayson Tatum have agreed to a five-year, rookie max extension worth up to $195 million, a source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Tristan Thompson reaches deal with Celtics (0:29)
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Thompson ends Cavs run, agrees to join Celtics

Tristan Thompson has agreed to join the Celtics after an eight-season run in Cleveland. Guard Jeff Teague is also headed to Boston, agreeing to a one-year deal.

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Hayward reaches $120M deal with Hornets

Free agent Gordon Hayward has reached a four-year, $120 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets, his agent told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Saturday.


PTI: Seahawks Beat Cardinals

Tony Kornheiser and Frank Isola discuss the Seahawks' big win over the Cardinals, the Saints going with Taysom Hill over Jameis Winston, Gordon Hayward entering free agency, and much more.

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8dAdrian Wojnarowski

Blazers get Kanter back in 3-team swap

Boston center Enes Kanter is heading back to Portland as part of a three-team trade that also involves Memphis.


First Take 2nd Hour: What teams need to make a big move in NBA free agency, is Gordon Hayward heading to NY, is Tua Tagovailoa for real, and Tim Tebow on this week's CFB games.

Stephen A. & Max debate what NBA teams must make a splash in free agency, Tim Tebow joins to talk about college football, the guys question if Leon Rose is taking the Knicks in the right direction, debate if it's too soon to say Tua Tagovailoa is the real deal, and discuss who needs a win more: Aaron Rodgers or Lamar Jackson.

Which teams are the best landing spot for Hayward? (1:19)

The Hoop Collective: Latest NBA Deals

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.

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9dTim Bontemps

Hayward opts out of Celtics contract, will be UFA

Gordon Hayward will become a free agent after declining his $34.2 million player option with the Celtics for the 2020-21 season, Hayward's agent Mark Bartelstein told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Payton Pritchard NBA draft profile (0:51)
Aaron Nesmith drafted No. 14 by Celtics (1:31)
Aaron Nesmith's NBA draft profile (0:41)

The Jump: Harden & the Rockets get uncomfortable AND a final NBA Draft preview

Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes, Vince Carter discuss who has the upper hand between James Harden and the Rockets. Zach Lowe has the latest on Gordon Hayward and the Celtics. Jay Bilas gives a final review of his top 5 players before the Draft AND Kendrick Perkins joins for a round of Something, Nothing or Everything.


The Hoop Collective: Bucks Get Jrue Holiday

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.

Team Stats

Points Per Game113.79th
Rebounds Per Game46.18th
Assists Per Game23.025th
Points Allowed107.32nd

Team History