2021 ScheduleAll times ET

2021 Schedule
5th in Southwest
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18mAndrew Lopez

Zion: Didn't want to 'mess up' as Pelicans rookie

Zion Williamson said Wednesday he couldn't really be himself his rookie year with the Pelicans, trying "not to be the rookie to mess up." But he said he's looking forward to "starting off fresh" in his second season.

Zion ready for fresh start in second season (0:29)
2h
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18hOhm Youngmisuk

Sources: Mavs-Lakers to highlight Christmas slate

A matchup between Luka Doncic's Mavericks and the reigning champion Lakers will highlight the tentative Christmas Day slate, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

8d

Bam Gets the Max

Bam Adebayo signed a max extension with the Miami Heat. Jay Reynolds walks through the impact of this move on the Heat's running in the sweepstakes for Giannis Antetokounmpo. We hear from ESPN Radio's Sarah Spain and First Take's Stephen A Smith.

8d

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...

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9dAndrew Lopez

Pelicans, Adams agree to extension, sources say

As part of his trade to the Pelicans, Steven Adams has agreed to a two-year, $35 million contract extension, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe.

9d

The Hoop Collective: Free Agency Winners And Losers

As the NBA world waits to know more about the future of Giannis Antetokounmpo, Brian Windhorst, Ramona Shelburne and Tim Bontemps discuss the flurry of roster moves made over the past few days and how they may alter the landscape of the 2020-21 season.

Adams trade signals OKC's move to a full rebuild (0:45)
11d
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12dAndrew Lopez

Sources: Pels get Adams as part of Holiday trade

The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed in principle to trade center Steven Adams to the New Orleans Pelicans as part of a multiteam trade, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Kira Lewis Jr.'s NBA draft profile (0:55)
14d
15d

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.

15d

PTI: Harden Turns Down $50 Million

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss the Bears' rough MNF performance, James Harden reportedly turning down $50 million per year from the Rockets, Theo Epstein leaving the Cubs, and much more.

15d

ATH: Bucks Get Jrue Holiday

Tony Reali and the national panel discuss how much better the Bucks are after acquiring Jrue Holiday, if the transaction will convince Giannis Antetokounmpo to sign long-term, James Harden reportedly wanting out of Houston, Theo Epstein's decision to step down from the Cubs, and much more.

15d

The Jump: The Bucks make some big trade AND Gersson Rosas joins the show.

Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Kendrick Perkins discuss the Bucks going all-in this season with some big trades. Are they the team to beat? Timberwolves President Gersson Rosas joins to talk about the #1 pick. Top prospect LaMelo Ball joins the show, AND Mike Schmitz gives some lottery pick projections one day before the draft.

15d

J&J: Big NBA Trades, Harden Turns Down $50M

Spend your afternoon with Jalen & Jacoby as the guys discuss the trades that made waves around the NBA. Jrue Holiday getting traded to the Bucks, James Harden turning down $50M, Kyle Kuzma is in his feelings and if Carson Wentz is done in Philly. Plus Tyrese Maxey stops by the show.

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16dAdrian Wojnarowski and Andrew Lopez

Sources: Bucks to acquire Holiday, Bogdanovic

As they look to deliver on the reshaped roster they promised reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Bucks reached agreements on acquiring two significant players, Pelicans two-way guard Jrue Holiday and Sacramento's Bogdan Bogdanovic, sources told ESPN.

Woj: Bucks were determined to land Jrue Holiday (1:12)
16d

Team Stats

Points Per Game115.85th
Rebounds Per Game46.5Tied-6th
Assists Per Game26.83rd
Points Allowed117.127th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-193349.402
2017-184834.585
2016-173448.415