Despite practicing in full for two straight days, Paul George and Patrick Beverley will miss the LA Clippers' game Saturday against the Sacramento Kings.
2020 ScheduleAll times ET
- 12/25W 111-106
- 12/28L 120-107
- 12/31W 105-87
- 1/2W 126-112
- 1/4L 140-114
- 1/5W 135-132
- 1/10W 109-100
- 1/12L 114-104
- 1/14W 128-103
- 1/16W 122-95
- 1/18W 133-130
- 1/21W 110-107
- 1/22L 102-95
- 1/24W 122-117
- 1/26W 112-97
- 1/30L 124-103
- 2/1W 118-106
- 2/3W 108-105
- 2/5W 128-111
- 2/8L 142-115
- 2/9W 133-92
- 2/11L 110-103
- 2/13L 141-133
- 2/22h:mm a z, US/Eastern
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The new date of April 9 -- rescheduled after the death of Kobe Bryant -- means the Lakers now will play three straight nights, from April 7-9.
This week we highlight the problems in Brooklyn, Dennis Smith Jr. and the new All-Star Game.
You can buy game-worn jerseys from the 2020 NBA All-Star Game, and the proceeds will be donated in honor of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.
Bomani and three-time NBA Champion Bruce Bowen discuss NBA storylines for the second half of the season. Can Houston's small-ball work in the postseason (3:02)? Which team will rise to the top in the East? Are the Bucks balanced enough (9:55) or will the leaders on the Sixers step it up (15:38)? How about the Lakers and Clippers out West (30:05)? Were the Warriors smart to pick up Andrew Wiggins (44:37)? Plus, what it was like guarding Rasheed Wallace and Vince Carter (58:43).
(Sara Ziegler, sports editor): With the NBA All-Star break almost behind us, we're finally entering the home stretch of the regular season.
The Celtics are hot, so how wide really is the gap between Boston and Milwaukee? Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon debate that (24:50) after discussing John Beilein's departure from Cleveland. Plus, the crew talks about some of the overachieving teams they're excited to watch down the final stretch of the regular season (37:20).
The NBA enters the home stretch after the All-Star Game. The Bucks boast the league's best record, and the Clippers are making moves to overtake the Lakers in the west. As the race to the playoffs begins, what's at stake for the rest of the year? Doris Burke breaks down some of the most intriguing storylines in basketball.
The Clippers are expected to land Reggie Jackson after the veteran guard agreed to a buyout with the Pistons, sources told ESPN.
Which teams are set to climb the standings, and which teams are fighting for playoff spots?
The 2020 All-Star Game saw Kawhi Leonard win the first Kobe Bryant MVP Award and saw both teams honor the late Los Angeles Lakers legend in the most fitting fashion: by playing hard to the last second.
Clippers guard Kawhi Leonard talks with Ramona Shelburne about the new format in the NBA All-Star game and taking home the first ever Kobe Bryant All-Star MVP Award
Clippers guard Patrick Beverley joins The Woj Pod to discuss his path to the NBA, his reaction to the Clippers landing Kawhi Leonard and Paul George this summer (11:33), and his Chicago upbringing. Plus, ESPN's Jackie MacMullan and The Ringer's Ryen Russillo join the conversation to discuss the battle in LA for supremacy in the West (25:54), much more.
The debut of Zion Williamson was later than folks hoped for, but he's tearing up the league. Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Andrew Han discuss how good Zion already is and how good he could become, Ja Morant and the Grizzlies' 8-seed run (16:26) and whether the Clippers can stay healthy (20:03).
The Clippers lost their second straight road game Thursday night feeling that the home team, in this case the Celtics, got the big calls.
Clippers guard Paul George suffered a strained left hamstring again and was ruled out of Thursday night's 141-133 double-overtime loss to the Celtics.