Oklahoma City puts Golden State on the brink of elimination after their 73-win season. Why was the Thunder small lineup so effective, what is wrong with Stephen Curry and Draymond Green, and can the Warriors do anything differently to salvage the series. We also look at the Dallas Mavericks' offseason (33:00). Will they bring back free agents Chandler Parsons and Dirk Nowitzki, and for how much? How can they use their projected $38.8 million in cap space to lure a center and point guard, and whom should they target?
Toronto ties the series with Cleveland at 2 all. Draymond Green avoids suspension, and why that was the right call (25:00). Plus, the New York Knicks (34:00) and Los Angeles Clippers (57:00) offseason cap previews. Can and should the Knicks trade Carmelo Anthony, whom should they target with their projected $28 million in cap space, and how can they bring back Langston Galloway and Lance Thomas. For the Clippers, Jamal Crawford, Jeff Green, and Austin Rivers are free agents; why it's critical the Clippers avoid paying them too much so they can add other pieces to their team, plus what 2017 looks like when Paul and Griffin are free agents.
OKC obliterates GSW in Game 3, plus our thoughts and his on a possible Draymond Green suspension. Toronto claws back against Cleveland behind its defense (19:00). Then, we rank the free agent wings (27:00) and explain why a lot of non-star wings are going to get paid a LOT of money.
As much analysis as we can stand of CLE/TOR Game 2, Vogel to ORL (17'), and ranking the available big men in free agency (25').
Golden State explodes in the third vs. OKC--what went wrong for the Thunder D in the third? Jeff Hornacek is an unexpected hire in NY (24:00), and we rank the available point guards in free agency this summer (31:00).
Cleveland dominates Toronto to take a 1-0 lead, the lottery comes out exactly like it was supposed to (15'), and previewing the San Antonio Spurs offseason (25'). How much cap space will they have depending on the futures of Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili, and who could replace them if they retire?
OKC shuts down GSW in the 2nd half. How did they do it, will it sustain, and what should the Warriors' panic level be? Lottery preview (26:15): What are each team's odds in the lottery, and which teams would we most like to see move up? Nate McMillan hired in IND and Terry Stotts extends in POR (37'), plus TOR/CLE preview (45').
Toronto blows out an exhausted Miami behind 35 from Kyle Lowry. The Heat may have the most fascinating and complex off-season in the league, where do they go from here (10:30)? Can they retain Hassan Whiteside, Dwyane Wade, and other core pieces or should they look at other free agents? Also, previewing the titanic clash between Oklahoma City and Golden State (30:15).
OKC ousts San Antonio: How they did it, where the Spurs went wrong, and what could be next for Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili. Scott Skiles resigns in Orlando, plus POR offseason cap preview. How will the Blazers use their projected $25 million in space, whom should they target, and whom should they look to bring back among restricted free agents Allen Crabbe, Mo Harkless, and Meyers Leonard.
Golden State closes out a game Portland team, plus is Klay Thompson the MVP of the playoffs so far? What can Portland take away from this series, and what does Golden State need to improve on for next round? At 25:00, Toronto takes a 3-2 lead on Miami, why Bismack Biyombo was a key for them and DeMare DeRozan's good game might have been illusory.