2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
19-45, 5th in Northwest
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5dTim Bontemps

Wolves take Edwards 1st; Wiseman, Ball go next

The Timberwolves took Georgia's Anthony Edwards with the No. 1 pick in Wednesday's NBA draft. James Wiseman went second to the Warriors, and LaMelo Ball went third to the Hornets.


ATH: Recapping The NBA Draft

Tony Reali and the national panel discuss the winners and losers from the NBA Draft and the impact of Klay Thompson’s injury.


Chiney Ogwumike

Treavor Scales chats with former WNBA first overall pick Chiney Ogwumike about what it's like to have the pressure of a franchise on your shoulders being the first pick in a draft. Chiney also breaks down her thoughts on the first two picks in the NBA draft, Anthony Edwards and James Wiseman.

Jaden McDaniels' NBA draft profile (0:46)

Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider 

Minnesota is acquiring Oklahoma City's Ricky Rubio, the 25th and 28th picks for a package that includes the No. 17 pick, sources tell ESPN.

Anthony Edwards drafted No. 1 by Timberwolves (1:40)
Anthony Edwards' NBA draft profile (1:05)

PTI: NBA Draft Preview

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss tonight's NBA Draft, the uncertainty of the college basketball season, the Rockets preparing for a standoff with James Harden, and much more.


ATH: NBA Draft Preview

Tony Reali and the national panel discuss tonight's NBA Draft, the Giants' firing of their offensive line coach, Russell Wilson's turnover woes, and much more.


ESPN Daily: 2020 NBA Draft Preview

Tonight, in a studio in Bristol, Connecticut, the 2020 NBA Draft will (finally) unfold. After a five month postponement, tonight’s draft will no doubt look different from drafts past: no cheering fans or players shaking the commissioner’s hand on stage. But with top prospects Lamelo Ball, James Wiseman, and Anthony Edwards all still in play for the number one pick, and players still donning their finest suits over Zoom, there will be no shortage of entertainment. ESPN’s Mike Schmitz, who scouts draft prospects around the globe, tells us what to expect from the top three picks -- Minnesota, Golden State, and Charlotte -- and shares which prospects will have an immediate impact on the league. Then, Pablo shares the story of a racing pigeon who was sold at auction for a record *beaking* $1.9 million.


The Jump: The Bucks make some big trade AND Gersson Rosas joins the show.

Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Kendrick Perkins discuss the Bucks going all-in this season with some big trades. Are they the team to beat? Timberwolves President Gersson Rosas joins to talk about the #1 pick. Top prospect LaMelo Ball joins the show, AND Mike Schmitz gives some lottery pick projections one day before the draft.

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7dNick Friedell

Wiseman says he hasn't heard from Wolves yet

Saying he'd be eager to play for "whatever team that picks" him, James Wiseman on Monday said he's only worked out for the Warriors and Hornets so far, not the Timberwolves, who have the No. 1 pick.

How Timberwolves are preparing for the No. 1 pick (0:39)

This Just In  

Projected no. 1 pick LaMelo Ball conducted an individual workout in Southern California today with the Minnesota Timberwolves, owners of the no. 1 pick, a source told ESPN.


Should NBA schedulers make 72-game season permanent?

Rachel Nichols, Jorge Sedano and Brian Windhorst discuss, if the NBA should make the 72-game season permanent. What games do we want to see on Christmas Day. Should the T-Wolves take James Wiseman with the first pick? Is LaMelo Ball the best player in this draft? AND the Giannis-Bucks supermax discussion is looming.

LaMelo Ball breaks down his passing skills (1:51)
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KAT talks mom's COVID battle, coping with loss

In an emotional video, Wolves star Karl-Anthony Towns detailed having to "pull the plug" on his mother, Jackie Cruz-Towns, who died in April of complications from COVID-19.


The Hoop Collective: 2020 NBA Draft Preview

Brian Windhorst welcomes ESPN NBA Draft experts Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz to make sense of a class filled with question marks entering the draft under unique circumstances.

Anthony Edwards says No. 1 pick would give him bragging rights (2:44)

Team Stats

Points Per Game113.312th
Rebounds Per Game44.814th
Assists Per Game23.820th
Points Allowed117.528th

Team History