Celtics Dominate Game 1, More Rockets-Warriors Thoughts, NBA Lottery Preview
On today's show Andrew Sharp and Ben Golliver talk through a dominating performance from Boston in Game 1. Is it time to elevate the Celtics from "cute story" to genuine contender? What happened to LeBron James? Everyone knows Jayson Tatum is a future 12-time NBA All-Star, but is Jaylen Brown still underrated? Does the performance in Game 1 change the outlook of the series? And what will you tell your kids about The Rodney Hood Game? Then: Final thoughts before the Warriors-Rockets series (40:00), including the potential offseason implications for Houston if Golden State wins this series easily. At the end (55:00): The magic of NBA Lottery night, lottery simulations, and a quick run through some of the scenarios in play on Tuesday.
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About The Show
From the NBA draft to the playoffs and back again, Ben Golliver and Michael Pina take you on a ride up and down the NBA standings, laying out the latest news and rumors along the way, and leaving no basketball conspiracy theory stone left unturned. Strap on your tinfoil hat and welcome to the Open Floor Globe.