2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
20-46, 4th in Central
Who is to blame for Isiah Thomas being left off the Dream Team? (2:25)
Did MJ block Isiah Thomas from Dream Team or not? (2:09)
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MJ in '11: No Dream Team for me if Isiah picked

In an old interview that was recently aired on a podcast, Michael Jordan is heard saying that he told Rod Thorn, who was on the USA Basketball selection committee for the Dream Team, that "I won't play if Isiah Thomas is on the team."

Jordan Bone and mom surprised with virtual graduation (3:52)

Ed and Kevin Stefanski

Father and son NBA and NFL visit with Detroit Pistons Senior Advisor Ed Stefanski and Cleveland Browns coach Kevin Stefanski on The Woj Pod. The Stefanski's discuss the influence that Ed's front office career has had on Kevin's development as an NFL coach, including witnessing the Nets remarkable 2002 NBA Finals run, learning how a GM and coach need to build working relationships, virtual drafts, Ed's dubious future candidacy as Kevin's quality-control coach on the sidelines.

Who is the best player left off NBArank's all-time top 10 list? (1:42)

Dumars on the '91 Bulls: "We saw a lot of ourselves in them."

Bomani Jones shares how he received the Earl Thomas-TMZ story, including whether or not it is okay to laugh at and why you don't have to get ready if you "stay ready" (1:10). Plus, NBA Hall of Famer Joe Dumars joins for the third installment of The Right Time Book Club on Sam Smith's "The Jordan Rules", including why he was Michael Jordan's "toughest defender", whether or not the reputation that the Pistons had back then mattered to him at all and when he thought the Bulls had caught them (17:34). All that and more!


Bomani: 'What good is being Michael Jordan...if you can't say something about Jesse Helms?'

Bomani Jones weighs in on the conversation around Michael Jordan's social activism or to some lack thereof as discussed in "The Last Dance" Episodes 5 and 6 (1:06). Plus, ESPN's Scoop Jackson joined to continue the discussion (17:43). They touch on whether or not Jordan was obligated to do more, how he and Chicago native Isiah Thomas connected with the city on different levels, whether or not they will ever "patch things up", and why Thomas got passed over for the 92' Olympic team.


The Right Time: Bo goes off on the NCAA, Goodwill on Jordan Rules Part 2

Bomani Jones goes in on why the NCAA ruling that players can profit off of their own likeness still doesn't accomplish a victory for the players (1:42). Plus, Vinnie Goodwill joins for the second installment of The Right Time Book Club on Sam Smith's "The Jordan Rules", including why the Pistons loomed so large for the Bulls in that time period, the team was able to survive Michael Jordan's wrath to unify and Scottie Pippen's greatness remains so difficult for a Detroit guy like Vinnie to recognize (21:43). All that and more!


The Hoop Collective: MJ/Isiah Feud & The NBA's Quagmire

What might a return to NBA practice facilities look like across the league? Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon discuss that, as well as Dennis Rodman's trip to Las Vegas (13:36) and the feud between Michael Jordan and Isiah Thomas (19:00). Plus, a call from The Hoopline about defense in the modern NBA (31:30).

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Dream Team builder: MJ never discussed Thomas

Rod Thorn, who helped put together the Dream Team for the 1992 Olympics, said Michael Jordan never spoke to him about leaving Isiah Thomas off the roster.

Dream Team architect: MJ never discussed Isiah Thomas (1:54)
Stephen A. has some advice for Isiah Thomas (1:57)
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The Last Dance

Larry Hardesty was joined by Teddy Greenstein of the Chicago Tribune to discuss "The Last Dance" specifically offering insight on how Jerry Krause is viewed in Chicago, his conversation with Michael Jordan's oldest son and more.


The Right Time: Isiah as the 'divider' & Brian Koppelman on Season 5 of 'Billions'

Bomani Jones explains Isiah Thomas as the definitive NBA divider of public opinion and the oddity of Dennis Rodman as the connective tissue between the Pistons and Bulls in the aftermath of episodes 3 and 4 of "The Last Dance" (2:16). Plus, filmmaker Brian Koppelman returns to talk "Last Dance" and "Billions" season 5, including pacifying genius like in Michael Jordan, developing affections for characters as well as the difficulty in musically scoring documentaries and films (18:56).

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Larry Hardesty

Larry Hardesty reacts to the top stories of the day including the resurgence of the Isaiah Thomas Michael Jordan beef after episodes 3 and 4 of "The Last Dance" and more.

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Thomas regretful, Laimbeer defiant for Bulls snub

Isiah Thomas says he has paid a "heavy price" for declining to shake hands with Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls in the 1991 playoffs, but Bill Laimbeer does not regret the Detroit Pistons' infamous decision.

Isiah Thomas has issues with MJ's comments about Pistons (1:33)
Isiah Thomas hopes feud with Bulls wasn't the reason he was left off Dream Team (1:39)

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.224th
Rebounds Per Game41.729th
Assists Per Game24.115th
Points Allowed110.816th

Team History