Eastern Conference Survey, Adam Silver's Tanking Tour, College Hoops Scandal

Eastern Conference Survey, Adam Silver's Tanking Tour, College Hoops Scandal

Open Floor: SI's NBA Show - March 2, 2018 - 1:03:16

On today's show Andrew Sharp and Ben Golliver begin by taking a look around the Eastern Conference, including updates on the Pacers, the Pistons, and the Heat. They also talk through potential playoff matchups -- Toronto-Miami? Milwaukee-Cleveland? Philly-Boston? And then they touch on the LeBron Sixers rumors. From there they move to more discussion of the NBA lottery tournament (22:00), Ben's theory about the best way to solve tanking, and a close reading of the Kevin Durant/LeBron James Uber Commercial. Then they address the college basketball scandal (35:00), the NBA's response, and alternate models going forward. At the end (45:00): Under-23 list omissions Aaron Gordon and Myles Turner, close encounters, and Team Sharp vs. Team Golliver simulated across seven games.

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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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