Proof of Life from Summer League, Sixers Reality Check, Knicks Pipe Dreams
On today's show Andrew Sharp and Ben Golliver begin by recapping the end of summer league after Ben's two weeks in Vegas. Topics include: Stalking Ben Simmons, close encounters with LeBron, $500 Lakers shorts, the legend of Summer Svi, and the absence of Lavar Ball. Then (18:30): The summer of the Sixers, what went wrong, what to make of Markelle Fultz, and what to expect in Philadelphia next season. From there (33:00): The next mile-marker in the Kawhi journey is Team USA practice in Las Vegas next week. Will he show up? Then (42:00): The Bulls are still the Bulls, and the Bucks had no good options with Jabari Parker this summer. At the end (55:00): Knicks summer league and free agency dreams, a Wizards check-in, Rockets-Warriors revisionism, and jersey origin stories.
Begrudging Reminder that the Celtics Exist, The Latest Kawhi Talk, Lakers Make the Media Rounds
BONUS: Kawhi Leonard is Finally Traded, The Raptors Win Big, DeRozan Heads to the Monastery
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.