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The world misses NBA basketball. Our experts do too. That's why they're reliving some the most memorable moments of 2019-20 so far.
Whether it was putting up triple-doubles, dropping 62 points or scoring 13 in 33 seconds, Tracy McGrady racked up his fair share of memorable performances in his Hall of Fame career.
Bomani Jones discusses the "funny money" implications of NBA owners and the possible return to action for the league, namely Tillman Fertitta in light of his recent visit to The White House (1:34). Plus, author and journalist Sam Smith joins for the final installment of The Right Time Book Club on his book "The Jordan Rules", including if he thought it would be controversial when he wrote it, the media's fascination with Michael Jordan, and Jordan's view of Horace Grant as "the snitch" when it came to the book's sourcing (13:48). All that and more!
The "My Plans ... 2020" meme is all over Twitter, and the sports world has gotten involved. It even has Tom Brady taking yet another shot at the Atlanta Falcons for blowing a 28-3 lead in Super Bowl LI.
Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta believes the NBA will resume its season as long as coronavirus cases continue to drop over the next few weeks.
Governors from New York, California and Texas said Monday that professional sports could resume in their respective states in the near future.
The 1997-98 season didn't need to be "the last dance" for Jordan's Bulls, Ramona Shelburne explains to Brian Windhorst and Kirk Goldsberry. Plus, the crew discusses potential modifications to the CBA and how they might lead to some "big-time" players suddenly hitting the open market (27:30).
This Just In
The Houston Rockets are reopening their facility for voluntary workouts on Monday, according to general manager Daryl Morey. The Rockets had planned to open their facility May 8 but reconsidered in collaboration with players and staff as well as the Texas governor's directive for gyms not to open until Monday, May 18.
The Hoop Collective: The League-Altering Acquisitions That Changed The Modern NBA (Since "The Decision")
Brian Windhorst, Kevin Arnovitz and Tim Bontemps discuss Adam Silver's league-wide conference call before diving into some of the 74 trades, signings and draft picks that have shaped the NBA since "The Decision" in 2010 (15:00).
Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni would have no reservations about being on the sideline if the NBA season resumes, despite his age increasing the risk of severe illness or death from the coronavirus, sources told ESPN.
A Kevin Durant return this season isn't completely off the table, according to Nets GM Sean Marks. Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon discuss whether it's in KD's best interests to come back (15:10), as well as tension in the Jazz locker room and how "The Last Dance" has portrayed interactions between players in the 1990s (35:07).
Chris Carlin was joined by Jeremy Lin to discuss his efforts battling COVID-19, his time in New York during "LINSANITY" and the lengths he went to just to stay.
Russell Westbrook's foundation has joined Comp-U-Dopt and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's office of education to provide computers to underprivileged children across the city.
Points Per Game118.12nd
Rebounds Per Game44.914th
Assists Per Game21.529th