The playoff picture is beginning to form as the first three teams have been eliminated from contention.
2020 ScheduleAll times ET
- 1/27W 126-117
- 1/29L 125-112
- 1/31W 128-121
- 2/2W 117-109
- 2/4W 125-110
- 2/6W 121-111
- 2/7L 127-91
- 2/9L 114-113
- 2/11W 116-105
- 2/20W 135-105
- 2/22W 120-110
- 2/24W 123-112
- 2/26W 140-112
- 2/29W 111-110
- 3/2L 125-123
- 3/5L 120-105
- 3/7L 108-99
- 3/8L 126-106
- 3/10W 117-111
- 7/31W 153-149
- 8/2W 120-116
- 8/4L 110-102
- 8/6W 113-97
- 8/9W 129-112
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The Rockets' Austin Rivers scored a career-high 41 points in a 129-112 win over the Kings on Sunday. "I believe I'm a premier scorer," he said.
Austin Rivers scored a career-high 41 points off the bench and the Houston Rockets used a big third quarter to pull away and cruise to a 129-112 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.
The finalists for each of the NBA's six awards -- MVP, Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year, Most Improved Player and Coach of the Year -- were announced Saturday.
Without LeBron James, the Lakers drop their third game inside the bubble to the Houston Rockets, 113-97. James Harden scores 39 and the Rockets netted 21 three-pointers to only 2 for the Lakers. Are the shooting woes something to be concerned about? Allen Sliwa breaks it all down.
James Harden had 39 points and 12 assists to lead the Houston Rockets to a 113-97 victory on Thursday night over the Los Angeles Lakers, who were playing without LeBron James.
After one week of bubble basketball, Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon discuss the teams who could pose some serious problems for the top seeds in each conference. Plus, a breakdown of Luka Doncic's monster Tuesday night performance (25:35).
A recent ESPN investigation uncovered allegations of abuse, as well as a lack of schooling for athletes at three NBA China basketball academies. The report comes at a time when scrutiny on the NBA's relationship with China has never been greater. In October Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey tweeted his support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, prompting a severe reaction from China, which included pulling NBA broadcasts from the airwaves despite the league's widespread popularity in the country. Investigations into human rights abuses in the Xinjiang province, where one of the basketball academies was located, have also prompted many to criticize the NBA's ties to China. ESPN investigative reporter Steve Fainaru brings us his latest reporting on what happened inside the NBA China academies, and how the league is addressing these concerns.
Spend your afternoon with Jalen & Jacoby as they discuss the Blazers' big win over Houston, Luka's monster triple-double, Devin Booker's game-winner, Matthew Stafford's false positive COVID-19 test and Allen Iverson weighs in on Jordan-LeBron debate. Plus, the state of college athletics.
Damian Lillard scored 21 points and Carmelo Anthony hit a big 3-pointer late to help the Portland Trail Blazers to a 110-102 victory over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss the Rockets' upset over the Bucks, the Pac-12's players' stance on social justice and safety, Tom Brady's 43rd birthday, MLB updates and more.
Today's HQ crew asks if it's a big deal that PAC-12 football players are threatening to boycott, should Odell Beckham's comments give the NFL pause about moving forward with the season, if James Harden got Giannis back and much more!
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Kendrick Perkins react to the latest from the NBA restart in Orlando.
The panel reacts to impressive weekends from the Rockets and Raptors as they emerge as contenders. Plus a game of Something, Nothing or Everything, reaction to players not kneeling during the anthem, LeBron's slow scoring start and more NBA topics.
Stephen A, Jay Williams, and Kendrick Perkins debate if the Bucks loss to the Rockets is a big deal, Doug Pederson testing positive for the coronavirus and how much concern is there for the Lakers.
The Rockets and Raptors both upset top teams, while the Spurs and Trail Blazers fight for the No. 8 seed in the West.
The Rockets got the best of the Bucks in prime time, and the Celtics won a thriller against the Trail Blazers.