NBA Free Agency
The 2020 NBA free agency
period flew by fast and furioiusly. NBA free agents
quickly signed deals in an NBA offseason that was much shorter than usual.
2020 NBA Playoffs
The 2020 NBA playoffs started August 17 and wrapped up with the Lakers winning the 2020 NBA championship by beating the Heat in six games. Hit our NBA Playoffs
home page for complete postseason schedules and results.
The 2020 NBA Draft
took place on November 18. The Timberwolves drafted Anthony Edwards first overall, Warriors took James Wiseman at No. 2, and Hornets took LaMelo Ball No. 3.
You should read our NBA rumors
page every day. The page usually provides one big main morning update, and again in the afternoon or early evening. Of course, when news is coming out fast and furious, we adjust accordingly. All the hoops hype is here on InsideHoops.com every day.
The actual basketball games matter most. For a daily roundup on one website page, hit our NBA daily game recaps
, for a right-to-the-point summary.
NBA Power Rankings
The most important thing in NBA basketball is winning. Each team's win-loss record is forever the biggest measuring stick. For that, see the NBA standings
page. But judging how good each team truly is, that's subjective. It's an opinion. For that, see the NBA power rankings
NBA Summer Leagues
There were three NBA Summer Leagues
in 2019. The Salt Lake City Summer League
(run by the Jazz) and California Classic
(run by the Kings) both ran from July 1-3. The main league, and centerpiece of summer action, the Las Vegas NBA Summer League
ran from July 5-15 and featured all 30 teams. Due to the coronavirus pandemic there was no summer league action in 2020.
FIBA World Cup
The 2019 FIBA World Cup
tournament, the hot international basketball event of the summer is a wrap. Spain controlled almost the entire gold medal game, and came away with victory, leaving Argentina with silver. And in the third place game, France claimed silver, while Australia finished 4th. Team USA finished a mere 7th. To see what happened in each USA game, hit our USA basketball
2020 NBA All-Star Weekend
Friday, Feb. 14
- NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
- Rising Stars Game
Saturday, Feb. 15
- Skills Challenge
- Three-point Shootout
- Slam Dunk Contest
Sunday, Feb. 16
- NBA All-Star Game
To truly understand NBA basketball, you need to watch the games. Full games. But viewing top plays and hot highlights is always fun. For the most awe-inspiring dunks, passes, shot-blocks and more, hit our NBA video clips
The InsideHoops.com NBA stats
section focuses on the essentials. The most popular page for fans is probably the NBA player stat leaders
page. But click the section to see what each team is good and not so good at, which rookies are shining, and more. Also in that section is the NBA attendance
data info page.