Kawhi Leonard’s triumph, Bam Adebayo’s breakout, First-Time All-Stars
On today's show, Ben Golliver and Michael Pina discuss Kawhi Leonard's return to Toronto for ring night. Did Leonard and the Clippers make a statement? Are they engaged in a "tortoise and the hare" race with the Lakers? Is sizing a championship ring to fit the middle finger cool or lame? From there, they dig into Michael's feature on Bam Adebayo, Miami's breakout star. How does he change the Heat's offense, defense and long-term planning? Should the Heat swing for the fences at the trade deadline? Ben and Michael close out by pondering Adebayo's All-Star chances and nominating other potential first-time all-star candidates.
Knicks change coaches, Giannis vs. LeBron Finals dreams, the case for Team Fandom
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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.