2020 SeasonAll times ET

2020 Schedule
43-22, 1st in Northwest
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Nuggets' Malone says Jokic expected for restart

After testing positive for the coronavirus, Nikola Jokic is feeling "great" and is expected to return to the United States in time to join the team flight to Orlando, according to coach Michael Malone.

Mike Malone provides update on Nikola Jokic's status (0:42)

The Hoop Collective: Virus Concerns, LAL's Title Hopes

Avery Bradley's absence is significant, but is it enough to derail the Lakers' title chances? Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon discuss that (21:45), as well as growing concerns around the league amid a number of positive coronavirus tests publicly announced this week.

Jokic tests positive for coronavirus in Serbia (1:12)
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Sources: Nuggets' Jokic tests positive in Serbia

Nuggets star Nikola Jokic tested positive for the coronavirus last week and remains in Serbia, sources told ESPN. He is expected to be cleared to travel to Denver within a week.

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Nuggets coach Malone says he had coronavirus

Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone had the coronavirus in March but wasn't informed of it until months later, he told CBS Denver 4 in an interview Monday.


The Hoop Collective: A Hitch In The NBA's Return Plans

With some players openly expressing their concerns with the NBA's return plans, Brian Windhorst, Tim Bontemps and Dave McMenamin talk about the impact of such comments and how they will be received around the league. Plus, the guys discuss players they're excited to watch next month (27:07) and how winning a championship this season would affect LeBron's legacy (35:05).

Predicting sleeper teams for the NBA's restart (0:48)
Jokic went through a major transformation while social distancing (1:07)

The Hoop Collective: Life Inside The NBA Bubble

While the NBA players await the protocol that outlines the rules and regulations of life inside the bubble, Brian Windhorst, Bobby Marks and Disney aficionado Royce Young discuss what questions remain and how challenging life down in Orlando could be.


ESPN Daily: How Some NBA Teams Will Fare Upon Returning In Late July

The NBA is finally set to return in July, and players and owners have agreed on a format for the comeback. But which teams actually stand to benefit from the standings, what's the fate of those facing play-in games, and where does the draft lottery come into play? ESPN basketball insider Zach Lowe (and host of "The Lowe Post" podcast) explains what's at stake in the East and West. Plus, which bubble teams could make it in, and whether this year's NBA champion deserves an asterisk due to the weirdness of the season.

The top on-court storylines in the Western Conference (1:43)
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Murray: With jacked Jokic, Nuggets can win title

With a core that has been intact longer than most of their West rivals to go with a fitter and more "athletic" Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray says the Denver Nuggets are ready to show that they can emerge from Orlando with an NBA championship.

What might the 2020 NBA playoffs look like? (4:03)
The best jerseys in NBA history (2:52)
Bulls hire Nuggets GM Karnisovas to run basketball operations (0:43)
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Sources: Bulls tab Denver GM Karnisovas as VP

The Chicago Bulls are hiring Denver Nuggets general manager Arturas Karnisovas to become the franchise's new executive vice president of basketball operations, league sources told ESPN.

Booker doesn't want to pick the Suns in NBA 2K tourney (0:30)
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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)

Team Stats

Points Per Game110.420th
Rebounds Per Game44.319th
Assists Per Game26.54th
Points Allowed107.48th

Team History