The NBA nears its mid-winter classic and we had to make sure that we got you up to speed with the necessary hoopla happening in the league. This week’s show is laced with knowledge. Check it out:
- Bleacher Report NBA analyst and insider, Jared Zwerling joins the show to help us breakdown a slew of topics that have hit the headlines this week. What will the Clippers do with Blake Griffin injured? Can Chris Paul and company hold the fort down in the West? Zwerling weighs-in on the recent rumblings in Sacramento with DeMarcus Cousins. Arguably the best big man in the game is not happy with the Sacramento Brass whose decision making in recent months have been questionable at best. We also discuss the Magic’s firing of Jacque Vaughn and the rumors of George Karl‘s desire to coach again. Could he end up in Sacto or Orlando? Zwerling pulls no punches on the state of the NBA and proposed changes from commissioner Adam Silver.
- We welcome former NBA player and former Grammy nominated artist Maurice Ager on to the show. He goes iso with us and discusses the grind and the hustle of succeeding in the NBA, and how it helped to translate his success of the court. A great discussion you definitely want to catch
- In our segment of the Drop we discuss two successful teams on the rise and on their hunt to be playoff relevant. The Bucks and the Pelicans have young talented cores achieving success by unconventional means, but can it be sustained? We give our take on the coaching jobs done by Jason Kidd and Monty Williams. Can the Bucks led by Brandon Knight challenge in the East? Anthony Davis is playing MVP-caliber ball but can the rest of the New Orleans’ roster with Tyreke Evans, Jrue Holiday, and Eric Gordon give him the proper support?
- We also talk Knicks as James Dolan goes after an upset fan and Amar’e Stoudemire is thinking buyout.
- Ray Allen is thinking about a possible return and a few more teams are now in the mix
- Kevin Durant is not nice, the Nuggets want gold for players like Arron Afflalo and Wilson Chandler and much more NBA news on coast to coast.
It’s getting chippy and with so much to discuss we made sure that we weren’t stingy on this week’s episode…download and discuss.