The 10-time All-Star is the president of the players' association, putting him in a key leadership role as the NBA mulls options to return.
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Oklahoma City Thunder's assistant coach on his unique journey in the world of basketball and how India have an opportunity to be one of the best teams in Asia.
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.
The NBA's potential return to Disney World poses a lot of questions. Brian Windhorst, Bobby Marks and Tim Bontemps talk about what they've heard from within the league about life inside the bubble, coronavirus testing protocols, and whether it's even worth it for bottom-tier teams to finish out the regular season. Plus, the crew looks at potential playoff matchups and if this year's format could pave the way for 1-16 playoff seeding in the future (28:55).
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).
Chris Paul has affirmed publicly -- and adamantly -- that NBA players want to return, telling ESPN's The Jump that a lot of "hard conversations" must be undertaken and "hard decisions" made.
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).
OKC star Chris Paul said Wednesday that he believes players will need a runway of "at least" three or four weeks to prepare to play NBA games.
Around the time they would normally cast their ballots, Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon give their selections for NBA MVP, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved Player, and more.
Chris Paul, Trae Young, Zach LaVine and Tamika Catchings are among those who will compete in a HORSE competition that will be televised on ESPN.
The Clippers (3:48) and Raptors (30:37) should be very excited for what's to come, whereas the Rockets (13:57) and 76ers should be a bit more concerned (21:50). Based on a variety of factors, Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Tim Bontemps break down which teams they expect will rise and fall over the next few seasons. Plus, the guys discuss the opening in Chicago's front office and whether it's a desirable position.
Ahead of Saturday's Class of 2020 announcement, our experts examine every team's most likely Hall of Famer -- from locks to long shots and everyone in between.