2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
24-40, 3rd in Southeast
Does trading Laron Profit for trash talking sound like MJ? (1:48)
3d
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3dJackie MacMullan

Wizards' Beal: Trade rumors 'a sign of respect'

Even in the middle of a pandemic, when nobody is playing, Bradley Beal's name still emerged in trade rumors. The New York Daily News last week reported that the Nets have had "internal discussions" about pursuing the 26-year-old Wizards guard.

What would acquiring Beal do for the Nets? Stephen A. weighs in (1:55)
10d
Could MJ have joined the Mavs instead of the Wizards? (0:41)
19d
21d

ESPN Daily: Sizing Up Michael Jordan For Today's NBA

"Michael Jordan is the greatest player of all time." It's a common sentiment, especially as "The Last Dance" docuseries gives a new showcase for MJ's dominance. But the naysayers remain. "Well, that was the 90s," you might hear, "and the league has changed." ESPN basketball analyst and writer Kirk Goldsberry (admittedly in the Jordan G.O.A.T. camp) brings big data to the argument. He details how Jordan would stack up on shooting, defense, and other aspects of today's game. And he argues that while today's stars (LeBron?) have amazing talent, Jordan basically invented the modern NBA.

28d

ESPN Daily: The Truth Behind Michael Jordan's "Republicans Wear Sneakers, Too" Comment

"Republicans buy sneakers too." It's considered by many as Michael Jordan's most infamous quote, a jab that showed how his commercial interests stacked up against politics or social and racial justice. Episode 5 of "The Last Dance" docuseries focuses on Jordan's history and legacy around these issues, with MJ confirming he did indeed say those cutting words. Jesse Washington wrote about the origins and ripple effects of Jordan's comments for The Undefeated, and today he shares his reporting. Plus, Justin Tinsley shares a personal story of watching Jordan's last championship, and the end of a family era.

Bradley Beal's son loves his dad's Shaq impression (0:26)
35d
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45dMalika Andrews

Leonsis pays teams' part-timers through April

CEO Ted Leonsis has committed to paying an estimated total of $1.2 million to part-time workers for the Wizards, Mystics and Capitals through the end of April.

45d

ESPN Daily: Wilbon On Jordan And "The Last Dance"

ESPN's Michael Wilbon covered Michael Jordan for much of the legendary player's career. As a Chicago fan and native, Wilbon is anticipating this Sunday's premiere of the 10-part Jordan documentary, "The Last Dance," more than just about anybody. The series zooms in on the iconic 1997-98 Chicago Bulls and the quest for another championship, even as key relationships falter. It also chronicles Jordan's rise to greatness and unassailable legacy. Wilbon shares his personal memories of MJ, what the docuseries means to him, and how he sees Jordan's career in its totality.

49d

The Hoop Collective: Re-Drafting The 2019 NBA Lottery

Draft expert Mike Schmitz joins Brian Windhorst and Kevin Pelton to re-select the NBA's 2019 draft lottery based on the information we now have from this season. Plus, a question from the Hoopline about the logistics of a virtual NBA Draft (46:00).

53d

Bradley Beal

Zach talks to Washington star Bradley Beal about whether he wants to play again this season, his relationship with John Wall (8:46), why he signed an extension in Washington (11:09), and much more.

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62d

KD leads field of 16 in NBA 2K tourney on ESPN

The Nets' Kevin Durant will lead a field of 16 NBA players competing in the 2K20 Player Tournament that will take place on ESPN beginning Friday. The winner will receive $100,000 to give to a select charity in support of the coronavirus relief efforts.

Jalen pitches the NBA on benefits of resetting league calendar (1:10)
Can the NBA playoffs compete with the start of the NFL season? (1:20)
Will NBA players get full salaries past April 1? (1:02)
How is the NBA gauging its potential return? (0:55)
Woj: NBA teams hoping players stay in their home cities (1:09)

Team Stats

Points Per Game115.66th
Rebounds Per Game41.730th
Assists Per Game25.312th
Points Allowed119.729th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2019-202440.375
2018-193250.390
2017-184339.524
2016-174933.598
2015-164141.500