2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
19-46, 5th in Central
6d

The Hoop Collective: Anthony Davis Buzzer Beater + LeBron's MVP Case

Anthony Davis’ buzzer-beating 3-pointer leads Brian Windhorst, Dave McMenamin and Royce Young to talk about the rapport between Davis and LeBron James, and what AD’s game-winner really says about LeBron. The guys also discuss LeBron’s gripes with the MVP award and Wednesday’s Game 4 between the Celtics and Heat.

24d

The Hoop Collective: Nets Hire Steve Nash, Rockets Advance, Bucks Down 2-0

After discussing James Harden's confusing playoffs narrative, Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Kirk Goldsberry react to breaking news of the Nets' hiring of Steve Nash as head coach. Plus, Kirk gets heated about shooting fouls and the crew wonders if Giannis and the Bucks are just a regular-season team now that they're down 2-0 to the Heat.

31d

The Hoop Collective: The NBA's Path Forward To Social Justice

Now that it's clear the 2020 NBA season will continue, Brian Windhorst, Ramona Shelburne and The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears discuss why the majority of players want to keep playing, as well as how players and owners can keep pushing for social justice.

NBA draft order 4-14 revealed at the lottery (1:58)
38d
Kevin Hart's LeBron impression has JR Smith cracking up (0:43)
75d
The logistics of a non-playoff NBA bubble in Chicago (1:10)
87d
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87dJackie MacMullan

Sources: NBA in talks on non-playoff 'bubble'

Details are being discussed for a second bubble for the eight NBA teams not invited to Florida, and some teams continue to push for an alternative plan that would enable them to hold mini-camps within their local markets, sources told ESPN.

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90d

Report: Cavs agree to 2-year deal with Bell

The Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to terms with free agent forward Jordan Bell on a two-year contract and signed two-way forward Dean Wade to a multiyear deal, a person familiar with the negotiations said Monday.

How LeBron's Decision came to be (0:32)
90d
27d

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, draw

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.

JR Smith putting in work for possible NBA return (0:44)
94d
Players to look out for in the NBA draft (1:36)
93d
Backstory first look: Millions wanted to know 'The Decision' (1:19)
91d
Backstory first look: LeBron taking his talents to South Beach (1:10)
96d
88d

A Percussion Discussion

Stugotz talks to Cavs center Andre Drummond about music, acting, who he's dunked on, who's dunked on him, and his best Stan Van Gundy stories. Plus, athletes and entertainers that connote an instrument.

Team Stats

Points Per Game106.926th
Rebounds Per Game44.219th
Assists Per Game23.124th
Points Allowed114.822nd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-191963.232
2017-185032.610
2016-175131.622
2015-165725.695