Handicapping the MVP Race, Breakout Season Candidates, Bi-Monthly Suns Update

Handicapping the MVP Race, Breakout Season Candidates, Bi-Monthly Suns Update

Open Floor: SI's NBA Show - September 6, 2018 - 1:20:35

On today's show Andrew Sharp and Ben Golliver begin by lamenting the state of the Michigan Wolverines before jumping into a discussion of the preseason MVP odds. Topics include: a thinner group of genuine contenders this year (5:00), the factors working against the Warriors (8:00), the Celtics and the return of Gordon Hayward (15:00), James Harden's regular seasons vs. the playoffs (23:00), the Sixers as the new Thunder (28:00), and Giannis and LeBron as the favorites (40:00). From there they talk through next year's candidates for a breakout season (45:00), including Jamal Murray, D'Angelo Russell, DeJounte Murray, Nikola Jokic, Brandon Ingram and Josh Hart. At the end (58:00): checking in with Ben's favorite general manager and talking through the new Hogwarts LEGO set.

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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.

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