Season starts Tuesday December 22nd. Abbreviated to 72 games due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Top stories going in …
- Brooklyn Nets start off fresh with an overhaul: healthy Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving at the helm. Steve Nash coaching with Mike D’Antoni as his assistant.
- Bucks add Jrue Holiday in trade for Bledsoe and George Hill
- Lakers come off a championship losing Rajon Rondo, Danny Green & Dwight Howard and adding up Montrezl Harrell, Dennis Shroeder and Marc Gasol
- Warriors lose Klay Thompson to an achilles tear, but pickup James Wiseman #2 overall in the 2020 draft. Kelly Oubre joins Wiggins on the wing.
- Clippers lose Harrell and Shamet and add Ibaka and Luke Kennard. Doc Rivers released. Ty Lue replaces him as head coach. Chauncey Billups assistant.
- Sixers have new coach and GM in Doc Rivers and Daryl Morey respectively.
- Houston trades Westbrook to Wizards for John Wall. Add Christian Wood and new coach Stephen Silas
- Suns add Chris Paul in trade involving Oubre.
- Atlanta adds Okongwu from draft and Bogdan Bogdanovic, Rondo and Galinari in free agency.