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.
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Karl-Anthony Towns has been "incredible through this whole process" despite the death of his mother, Jacqueline Cruz-Towns, due to complications from the coronavirus on April 13, Wolves president Gersson Rosas says.
The Minnesota Timberwolves, led by Dr. Robby Sikka, and the Mayo Clinic are teaming up to lead a leaguewide study that aims to establish what percentage of NBA players, coaches, executives and staff have developed antibodies to the coronavirus.
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).
Can you compare across eras? Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan, Tim MacMahon and Kevin Pelton offer thoughts on NBArank's 74 greatest players of all time.
Larry Hardesty and Gordon Damer discuss the top news stories of the day including the untimely demise of NY Post photog Anthony Causi and Karl Anthony Towns' mother Jackie due to COVID-19.
The mother of Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns has died due to complications from the coronavirus, her family announced Monday. Jacqueline Cruz-Towns was 58.
Draft expert Mike Schmitz joins Brian Windhorst and Kevin Pelton to re-select the NBA's 2019 draft lottery based on the information we now have from this season. Plus, a question from the Hoopline about the logistics of a virtual NBA Draft (46:00).
Kevin Garnett made some, um, colorful comments about the Timberwolves this week. Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon try to make sense of the soon-to-be Hall of Famer's messy relationship with Minnesota before discussing what it will take for the NBA to return in 2020 (28:26).
Darko Milicic was the second pick in the 2003 NBA Draft...and maybe the biggest bust in basketball history. After leaving the pros in 2012, Darko started a new life in Serbia that's almost completely free from basketball. ESPN's Sam Borden joins the show to tell the story of Darko's transformation from legendary bust and party guy to apple orchard-owning family man.
"Glen [Taylor] knows where I'm at. I'm not entertaining it. First of all, it's not genuine. Two, he's getting pressure from a lot of fans and, I guess, the community there," Kevin Garnett told The Athletic of the Wolves' possibly retiring his number.
From brand switches to unique innovations, the sneaker journeys of this year's legendary Hall of Fame trio were as interesting as their basketball careers.
The Minnesota big man's legendary intensity fueled his final NBA task: mentoring 2015 No. 1 pick Karl-Anthony Towns.
Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Tamika Catchings, Kim Mulkey, Barbara Stevens, Eddie Sutton, Rudy Tomjanovich and Patrick Baumann have been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Sports figures from around the globe have given money, protective equipment, messages of support and even food to medical professionals and hospitals as staffs work overtime to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Larry Hardesty reacts to the top news stories of the day including the heart-wrenching news delivered by Karl Anthony Towns on his family, Terrell Davis on the NFL draft and more.
The Wolves' Karl-Anthony Towns said Tuesday night that his mother is in a medically induced coma, and the team confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday that she has been diagnosed with COVID-19.