2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
49-14, 1st in Pacific
The top on-court storylines in the Western Conference (1:43)
Stephen A. commends LeBron for speaking out on big issues (2:45)
Jalen makes his prediction for who comes out of the West (0:42)

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.

How the Lakers feel about the season returning (1:45)
Snoop Dogg gives his key for Lakers to win a championship this season (1:02)
Kareem: Now is the time to unite and make change (2:01)
NBA stars open 2016 ESPYs with a powerful message against violence (3:31)

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).

Who you got for DPOY: Giannis, AD or Gobert? (1:26)
When you casually drive by LeBron, AD and JR Smith (0:27)
Alex Caruso excited about the possibility of playing again (1:57)

Lakers guard Alex Caruso

Zach talks to Lakers guard Alex Caruso about his unlikely NBA journey, the Lakers' surreal season, the NBA's potential return, all the memes, and much more.


Nick Wright: 'The one thing that LeBron supporters have the ability to do that MJ supporters could learn from is acknowledging failures'

Bomani Jones welcomes his friend, FS1's Nick Wright to the show for the first time for a wide-ranging conversation. The guys discuss how much of the modern NBA post-1990 needs to be re-litigated when it comes to ranking the greatest players and competitive balance (1:03). Nick defends his LeBron James as "the greatest ever" take (22:21) and Bomani complains about group projects again (34:15). Plus, what is the tipping point for sports news coverage on social activism in light of the George Floyd tragedy (44:19).

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).

Austin Rivers explains why he doesn't enjoy LeBron's greatness (0:35)
LeBron or Giannis for MVP? Dame makes his pick (1:11)
On this date: Horry's miracle shot caps off Lakers' remarkable comeback (1:32)
Pippen shares powerful comparison between Kobe, MJ (0:32)
Top 10 dunks in NBA playoff history (3:51)

The Hoop Collective: How The NBA Plans To Move Forward With 2020 Season

The NBA's potential return to Disney World poses a lot of questions. Brian Windhorst, Bobby Marks and Tim Bontemps talk about what they've heard from within the league about life inside the bubble, coronavirus testing protocols, and whether it's even worth it for bottom-tier teams to finish out the regular season. Plus, the crew looks at potential playoff matchups and if this year's format could pave the way for 1-16 playoff seeding in the future (28:55).

What might the 2020 NBA playoffs look like? (4:03)
The best play from every NBA team this season (2:57)

Team Stats

Points Per Game114.37th
Rebounds Per Game46.18th
Assists Per Game25.99th
Points Allowed106.93rd

Team History