January 17, 2021 | 9:41 am
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The Baseline: NBA Free Agency and Draft Recap

With Thanksgiving approaching the NBA has a lot to be thankful for as it prepares for the start of its’ 75th season in December. As usual, The Baseline NBA Podcast is here to tackle all of the league’s latest happenings including an extremely busy and condensed off-season. On this week’s show the fellas discuss:

The Breakdown

NBA free agency has been running wild with over $1 billion in contract money distributed to the players in contracts. We touch on some of the deals and teams making people utilize the eyes emoji over and over.

The Drop

Matt Babcock from BabcockHoops and Basketball News joins the show to break down the NBA Draft and discuss:

  • Anthony Edwards was the only way for the T-Wolves to go
  • Golden State gets it right with James Wiseman despite the injury to Klay Thompson
  • Could the arrival of LaMelo Ball spell the end of Devonte’ Graham‘s time in Charlotte?
  • Was Obi Toppin the steal of the night?
  • Jalen Smith’s high selection was a surprise but was it worth it?
  • Tyrese Haliburton’s slippage in the draft helped the Kings
  • We discuss which players are most ready to contribute and potential rookie of the year candidates.

It’s a jam-packed show. Tune in!

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