After a news segment discussing the latest news on the bubble and injury news, a discussion of the plans over the next few years for (in order) MIN, OKC, UTA, POR, and DEN.
Nate and Danny give their final thoughts on the Last Dance, including Nate’s list of the top-4 things that were omitted and should have been in there. Plus, will we ever see another team as big as those Bulls, our thoughts on Jerry’s Krause’s memoir, the clear, unstated reason why the Bulls broke up, and more.
Nate and Danny list their best players who, due to injury or tragedy, were never able to fulfill the promise it seemed they had. Then we pick the players whose careers we most would have liked to see to their completion.
Nate and Danny list their best players who, due to injury or tragedy, were never able to fulfill the promise it seemed they had.
ESPN’s Tim Bontemps discusses his recent reporting on the NBA’s efforts to return to play, including some of the key obstacles it faces.
Also, he discusses the 3 teams he covers most, Philly, Boston, and Toronto, and how they would match up in the playoffs.
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A look at the current state of the Indiana Pacers with beat reported J. Michael of the Indy Star, including what grade he’d give the Pacers for their season, how Victor Oladipo looked when he came back, his chances for returning to All-Star level, and his extension possibilities.
Plus how he views Nate’s position that Domantas Sabonis is the worst All-Star selection of the last few years.
Finally, what will keep the coaching staff up at night as we head into the playoffs?
A listener suggestion, how we’d build a team with no All-NBA players. Nate and Danny collaborate to select the team, get a look into how they think about team-building to go up against the best the NBA has to offer.
We discuss the latest ideas for the NBA to return and the potential feasibility, then go through all the candidates for Most Improved Player before making our top-3 selections for the award.
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A look at the futures of the 5 teams in the Pacific Division, in order: PHX, SAC, LAL, LAC, and GSW.
Another listener bracket winner: Nate and Danny each draft a team of 15 with a $100 million cap, with the caveat that we can only pick 4 rookie scale or first contracts. We go through the draft process and then see how our teams would match up.
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