Projecting the Team USA starting lineup at the 2019 FIBA World Cup | The Jump

Tim Bontemps, Ohm Youngmisuk and Dave McMenamin project the starting lineup for Team USA at the 2019 FIBA World Cup, with Kemba Walker of the Boston Celtics, De’Aaron Fox of the Sacramento Kings, Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz, Khris Middleton of the Milwaukee Bucks, P.J. Tucker of the Houston Rockets, Brook Lopez of the […]

Magic Johnson celebrates 60th birthday by posting a bunch of top-60 lists on Twitter | The Jump

Cassidy Hubbarth, Tim Bontemps and Dave McMenamin play “Make or Miss,” talking about Dallas Mavericks big man Kristaps Porzingis looking huge in the gym; great assists from the 2018-19 NBA season including ones from Stephen Curry, Nikola Jokic and the Kyle Kuzma-to-LeBron James; Kemba Walker’s ankle-breakers; Kyrie Irving Nerf-hooping with Mike Miller; and Magic Johnson […]

The Nets have a new owner — and the team’s price tag is the biggest in NBA history | The Jump

Cassidy Hubbarth, Tim Bontemps and Dave McMenamin react to Bontemps’ report that Joseph Tsai is buying the remainder of the Brooklyn Nets, bringing the total he paid for the team to $2.35 billion. They discuss the future of the team with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, and what it means for the New York Knicks. […]

The Lakers should start the season 16-4 or 15-5 – Tim Bontemps | The Jump

Cassidy Hubbarth, Tim Bontemps, Ohm Youngmisuk and Dave McMenamin discuss the Los Angeles Lakers vs. LA Clippers game on opening night of the 2019-20 NBA season, and which team needs it more as LeBron James and Anthony Davis take on Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. They then (3:44) preview the ABC Saturday slate late in […]

These are the best reunion games of the 2019-20 NBA season | The Jump

Cassidy Hubbarth, Tim Bontemps, Ohm Youngmisuk and Dave McMenamin list their favorite reunion games of the 2019-20 NBA season, naming: Kristaps Porzingis back in Madison Square Gardon for Dallas Mavericks vs. New York Knicks on Nov. 14; Anthony Davis, Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Josh Hart featuring in Los Angeles Lakers vs. New Orleans Pelicans […]

Was Kyle Kuzma right about playing for the Lakers? | BS or Real Talk | The Jump

Jorge Sedano, Ramona Shelburne and Dave McMenamin play “BS or Real Talk,” reacting to comments made by (0:00) Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma and (2:37) Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson in interviews with ESPN’s Cari Champion. #TheJump ✔ Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on […]

Steph Curry/D’Angelo Russell or Damian Lillard/CJ McCollum: Which backcourt is better? | The Jump

Jorge Sedano, Malika Andrews and Dave McMenamin discuss whether the Golden State Warriors are the right place for D’Angelo Russell. They then (2:47) debate whether they’d rather have the Stephen Curry/DLo backcourt or Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum on the Portland Trail Blazers. #TheJump ✔ Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn […]

Mike D’Antoni is not even considering a new contract with the Rockets | BS or Real Talk | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Kevin Arnovitz, Malika Andrews and Dave McMenamin play “BS or Real Talk,” discussing Mike D’Antoni’s agent saying they’re not even considering a contract with the Houston Rockets. #TheJump ✔ Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: […]

The Kawhi-Paul George situation might be just the beginning for the NBA – Malika Andrews | The Jump

Jorge Sedano, Malika Andrews and Dave McMenamin discuss whether Kawhi Leonard and Paul George working together to choose the LA Clippers will set a precedent for the NBA in trades going forward. #TheJump ✔ Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔ Subscribe to ESPN […]

An impassioned plea for Carmelo Anthony to play on Team USA in the FIBA World Cup | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Jorge Sedano and Dave McMenamin react to the many players withdrawing from Team USA ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup (Bradley Beal, Anthony Davis, DeMar DeRozan, Eric Gordon, James Harden, Tobias Harris, Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum and Zion Williamson), with McMenamin (3:25) giving an impassioned plea for Carmelo Anthony to play during […]