10 Thoughts After 20 Games, Goodbye Fred Hoiberg, More Nickname Nonsense
On today's show SI's Andrew Sharp and the Washington Post's Ben Golliver connect in D.C. to discuss art, bobbleheads, and Ben's first day at his new job. Then they talk through 10 big picture thoughts on the state of the NBA (8:00). Topics include: Joel Embiid (8:00), LeBron James as the best player alive (15:00), Jaren as the GOAT (30:00), the merits of Gregg Popovich's complaints (45:00), and Anthony Davis as the only story that matters (51:00). From there (55:00): Fred Hoiberg is out in Chicago and Ben has a great idea to help solidify the franchise moving forward. At the end (1:05): Giannis vs. Hezonja, Josh Jackson vs. Marcus Smart, some of your submissions for the worst basketball nicknames, and finally some nickname resolution for all the Gary Harris lovers out there.
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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.