2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
23-42, 3rd in Southeast
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16d

Hornets broadcaster won't return due to tweet

Hornets radio broadcaster John Focke will not return to his role after violating the team's social media policy when he used a racial slur in a tweet about a playoff game between the Nuggets and Jazz, it was announced Thursday.

Spike Lee sees MJ as a great influence for the other NBA owners (2:10)
22d
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23dJackie MacMullan

Sources: MJ key liaison between owners, players

During the owners' virtual meeting Thursday, Michael Jordan was a voice of reason, urging other owners to allow players to express their frustrations and concerns before offering any of their own solutions, sources told ESPN.

Timberwolves win lottery, Warriors to pick No. 2 (0:33)
29d

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

ESPN's draft model projects the RPM of each player's 4th season based on scout's rankings, adjusted college and international stats, and AAU stats. Top 14 for the 2020 draft:

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32d

Hornets suspend broadcaster for 'mistyped' slur

Hornets radio broadcaster John Focke said he made a "horrific error" when he used the N-word instead of the word "Nuggets" on Twitter. He apologized and has been suspended indefinitely.

The logistics of a non-playoff NBA bubble in Chicago (1:10)
78d
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79dJackie MacMullan

Sources: NBA in talks on non-playoff 'bubble'

Details are being discussed for a second bubble for the eight NBA teams not invited to Florida, and some teams continue to push for an alternative plan that would enable them to hold mini-camps within their local markets, sources told ESPN.

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99d

MJ to Hornets: Call out teammates, skip comfort

Charlotte Hornets players say Michael Jordan spoke to them recently about what it takes to be a champion, emphasizing the need for accountability -- even if it means making teammates uncomfortable.

80d

JB Bickerstaff and James Borrego

Cleveland Cavaliers coach JB Bickerstaff and Charlotte Hornets coach James Borrego join The Woj Pod to discuss the difficulties of their teams getting left behind from the NBA's restart in Orlando, the shutdown's impact on rebuilding organizations, the NBA coaches association's resolve to impact race in America and much more.

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105dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Ousted NBA teams mull joint workouts

Most of the eight NBA teams whose seasons have ended are pushing to engage in joint practices as ramp-ups for regional summer leagues in August, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

The complications around offseason ideas for eliminated NBA teams (1:06)
105d
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111d

MJ, 'pained and plain angry,' joins call for change

Michael Jordan said he was "truly pained and plain angry" over the death of George Floyd as he joined countless others in the sports world to call for change on Sunday.

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124d

Poll: 73% of fans say Jordan better than LeBron

Michael Jordan or LeBron James? For NBA fans, the debate over the better NBA player will never end -- but at the moment, MJ clearly has more fans in his corner.

80d

Big Z

Stugotz and Stanczyk compile a top 5 of athletes whose last names start with a Z before talking to Cody Zeller about trying to learn how to play the guitar, the time he accidentally big timed Michael Jordan, and who would be on the all-time Hornets team.

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146dAnthony Olivieri

GOATs on GOATs: LeBron and MJ in their own words

LeBron James or Michael Jordan? You've heard everyone else's take, but let's look back at what the two GOATs have said about each other since they first met back in 2001.

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.930th
Rebounds Per Game42.826th
Assists Per Game23.819th
Points Allowed109.612th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-193943.476
2017-183646.439
2016-173646.439
2015-164834.585