Midseason Fact or Fiction, Bad Draft Comps, Wrapping Up Lavar Talk
On today's show Sharp and Golliver celebrate the halfway point around the NBA by taking stock of a handful of wild cards after the first few months. First, they talk about the Miami Heat (2:00), whether they deserve real praise or generic praise, whether they can scare anyone in the playoffs, and where they will go from here. Then they talk about the red-hot Wolves (15:00) and where they fit in the West hierarchy, the Thunder and whether Paul George is secretly more valuable to title teams than Westbrook (22:00), the Clippers and whether they can make the playoffs (31:00), and the rise of Lauri Markkanen (38:00) forcing Golliver to break from his vegan diet to eat crow. At the end (49:00): they discuss irresponsible draft comps, and revisit their discussion of Lavar Ball (60:00) and the media after a week of good e-mails.
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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.