2020 SeasonAll times ET
The NBA has told teams that they cannot have scouts at practices involving LaMelo Ball and RJ Hampton, a source told ESPN.
With the battle for Los Angeles almost underway, Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Dave McMenamin and Ramona Shelburne begin by outlining how the Lakers and Clippers can make a deep playoff run this season. Then, they discuss the chances for the new-look Warriors and how continuity can help the Blazers get over the hump (15:20). Plus, the crew takes a look at the Russell Westbrook/James Harden dynamic in Houston (24:46) before diving into the Jazz and Nuggets.
Our experts debate the latest NBArank results, including rising stars and established vets in new homes.
Gregg Popovich has entrusted Donovan Mitchell with a leadership role on Team USA, and the 22-year-old Utah Jazz star has embraced the challenge.
Tom Nissalke, who was the first coach of the Utah Jazz and also coached in the NBA in Seattle, Houston and Cleveland, has died at age 87. He also was the ABA Coach of the Year with Dallas.
Gregg Popovich has been described as the biggest star on Team USA, but how do his Nike Air Monarchs compare to Jayson Tatum's Jordan Jumpman Diamonds and the shoes of his teammates?
Russillo talks to new Jazz GM Justin Zanik about trading for Mike Conley, Donovan Mitchell's development and the arms race for talent in the NBA.
The Milwaukee Bucks have added veteran guard Kyle Korver.
Zach talks to Rachel Nichols and Howard Beck over drinks in Las Vegas about Russell Westbrook trade rumors, under the radar interesting offseason teams, the player empowerment era in the wake of Kawhi pulling Paul George from Oklahoma City, and more.
The Jazz vaulted themselves into the championship conversation by trading for Conley in mid-June, the timing acting as what executive Dennis Lindsey called an "accelerant" for Bojan Bogdanovic in considering Utah as his new home.
Mike Conley joins Adrian Wojnarowski to reflect on being traded from the Memphis Grizzlies to the Utah Jazz, the realization that his time in Memphis was coming to an end, Marc Gasol's trade mid-season to Toronto and winning the title, and free agency's change to the league dynamics. Then, new Jazz GM Justin Zanik stops by to discuss how the Conley trade came together, the fluidity of free agents like Nikola Mirotic and parity in the coming season.
Points Per Game111.717th
Rebounds Per Game46.49th
Assists Per Game26.08th