What do success and failure look like next season for the eight teams that didn't reach the NBA bubble?
2020 ScheduleAll times ET
- 1/14L 128-103
- 1/17L 113-109
- 1/18L 118-116
- 1/20L 106-86
- 1/23L 124-112
- 1/25L 118-106
- 1/27W 115-100
- 1/28L 125-111
- 1/30L 115-109
- 2/1L 131-112
- 2/3L 139-134
- 2/5L 109-103
- 2/9L 133-92
- 2/12W 127-105
- 2/21W 113-108
- 2/22L 124-105
- 2/24W 125-119
- 2/26W 108-94
- 2/28L 116-104
- 2/29L 113-104
- 3/2L 126-113
- 3/4L 112-106
- 3/7W 104-102
- 3/8W 132-129
- 3/10L 108-103
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