2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
28-36, 4th in Southwest
Roundball Rap: How NBA players are responding to the coronavirus pandemic (8:31)
Ja Morant or Zion Williamson: Who is poised to win Rookie of the Year? (1:54)
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4dAndrew Lopez

Aquarium names baby penguin in honor of Zion

The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas said it chose the name Zion for its new penguin chick to honor Williamson's generosity in New Orleans in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Could Zion top Duke legend Laettner in bracket matchup? (1:27)
Can the NBA playoffs compete with the start of the NFL season? (1:20)
Zion faces hyped, much smaller defender back in high school (0:27)
Will NBA players get full salaries past April 1? (1:02)
NBA players roast each other during online match of COD (0:41)
How is the NBA gauging its potential return? (0:55)
Silver lays out NBA's timetable to return (1:57)
Woj: NBA teams hoping players stay in their home cities (1:09)
Where the West contenders stand at the hiatus (2:02)

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints/Pelicans owner Gayle Benson has personally donated $1 million to create the Gayle Benson Community Assistance Fund in response to coronavirus, partnering with Greater New Orleans Foundation. $100k will be allocated to New Orleans Business Alliance's relief fund. Benson will also establish Arena Assistance Fund for those impacted by NBA game postponements, with all wages guaranteed for Pels employees who work game days only. Portions of Dixie Beer sales will also go to LRA relief fund.


The Hoop Collective: The Night The NBA Stopped And Where The League Goes From Here

What was it like the night the NBA stopped? Brian Windhorst looks back with Royce Young (at the postponed Jazz/Thunder game) and Tim MacMahon (at the final Nuggets/Mavericks game). Then, the guys discuss possible adjustments to the season's calendar (26:19) and why the league is incentivized to finish out the season (36:22).

Zion's donation was influenced by Hurricane Katrina (2:23)
Zion's top moments from his first 19 games (1:09)
Woj details doomsday pay provision in CBA (1:15)
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15dMalika Andrews and Andrew Lopez

Giannis, Zion among stars aiding arena workers

A number of players -- including Blake Griffin and Sergei Bobrovsky --- and teams -- including the Red Wings, Tigers, Devils, Penguins and Panthers have also pledged to help their arena staff.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

The Saints and Pelicans said in a statement that, "While we continue to operate our business, we are taking measures to best mitigate the transmission of this virus by allowing a number of our employees to work remotely and restricting travel." The statement said team leaders are "very engaged" with the NFL, NBA, health organizations and health officials regarding COVID-19 and will update fans and ticket holders as they proceed.


Pelicans-Kings game postponed out of caution for coronavirus

The last scheduled NBA game before the league planned to suspend the season because a Utah Jazz player tested positive for the new coronavirus was postponed at the last minute because one of the officials worked a game with the infected player.

Pelicans-Kings postponed due to coronavirus concerns (1:23)

Team Stats

Points Per Game116.2Tied-4th
Rebounds Per Game47.04th
Assists Per Game27.03rd
Points Allowed117.027th

Team History