The Lakers Get the Last Laugh, This Rockets Rumor Makes No Sense, Last-Minute Free Agency Notes
On today’s show Andrew Sharp and Ben Golliver begin by discussing the Mo Wagner blockbuster and what it means for the future in DC. Then (5:00): The Lakers have max cap space, Pelinka is owed an apology, and it’s time to start getting serious about who the Lakers should target in free agency. From there (40:00): How Toronto fans should react to this week’s L.A. developments, Lakers internet and one of the best conspiracy theories of the year, and the best ways to spend an NBA owner’s dark money to convince a superstar to sign in free agency. At the end (55:00): The Rockets sign-and-trade rumor is puzzling and the team should really just focus on running it back. Also: Revisiting Celtics and Kemba takes, an important correction to the Lillard/Bagley breakdown, and old guy rap starring the NBA MVP. Sports Illustrated is conducting an audience survey to better serve all of our listeners. It will only take a few minutes of your time and it really helps us improve our shows. Please take our survey here: si.com/openfloorsurvey
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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.