Thunder In Darkness, The Jimmy Butler Godfather Offer, Bulls Nation Checks In
On today's show Andrew Sharp and Ben Golliver begin with more exclusive reporting from Ben's new home at Staples Center. Then (12:30): the state of the Thunder after a rocky start in Oklahoma City, including questions about Russell Westbrook's health, Andre Roberson as the X-factor, Billy Donovan's job security, and whether Loose Lips Paul could make an appearance as the season unfolds. From there (31:00): Kevin Durant's window to dominate and the generational shift that might be unfolding this season. Then (39:00): The concept of GM's scouting their own weaknesses, extended discussion Houston's rumored offer of four first round picks for Jimmy Butler, and an update from the Wolves and the year in limbo. At the end (53:00): Steph Curry adds his own thoughts to the Beal vs. Warriors question, Dario struggles in Philly (59:00), JJJ gets a nickname and Bagley is not Darko (1:04), Bulls fans have some takes (1:08), extending the Fultz analogy (1:20), and two very special questions from the Lakers sidelines.
Early LeBron in L.A. Symposium, Kawhi in Toronto, The Wizards Are Not Dead Yet
OK The Wizards Might Be Dead Now, Coach Bud Goes Electric, Goodbye Ty Lue
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.