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The Baseline: NBA Finals preview with Howard Beck

The Baseline is back just in time for the NBA Finals and this week we’ve brought out the heavy artillery to help with that and all the other news around the NBA. On this week’s show:

Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck joins the show to breakdown The Finals matchup between Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors.

The coaching carousel is spinning out of control. Pro Basketball Talk’s Sean Highkin helps us figure out the madness that happened last week.

  • Was Tom Thibodeau jobbed in Chicago? Did guys like Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol have his back? With Fred Hoiberg rumored to be next in line for the Bulls how might the rookie coach handle the difficult Chicago front office?
  • Scott Skiles is now the head honcho for the Orlando Magic. Will he wear on guys like Victor Oladipo and Nikola Vucevic or is his hard-nosed approach just what the Magic need to make the playoffs?
  • Alvin Gentry is an offensive genius and now brings his talents to the New Orleans Pelicans. What will his new offense mean for Anthony Davis and the rest of his New Orleans brethren?

On the latest edition of Gon’ Get we say goodbye to the Houston Rockets and Atlanta Hawks.

On coast to coast we look at the latest headlines including:

All that and more on the latest edition of The Baseline.

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