The Action Network’s Geoff Schwartz joins the show to talk about the gap between the NBA and the NFL’s earning power, how much player the unions hold, the differences in locker room cultures, and a little bit of over/under NFL talk for kicks. The guys discuss the difference in the NFLPA vs the NBAPA and why the NBA has their best players representing them, and the NFL doesn’t. The guys wrap up with some LAbron talk and they take a look at the Lakers season win total and break it down.
Jon Gold joins the show to talk about his fascinating story on Gilbert Arenas and the legendary gun incident, what he wishes he could have asked Javaris Crittenton, and the lines between NBA players’ true selves and the media
Jon Krawczyinski of the Athletic joins Matt Moore to talk about the tension between Tom Thibodeau and Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns, the future of Wiggins, why Tyus Jones can’t catch a break, and if this is a must-win season for the Wolves
Blake Murphy of Raptors Republic and the Athletic Toronto joins to talk about the Kawhi Leonard trade, the departing DeMar DeRozan, the good, the bad, and the potentially ugly of the biggest trade in Raptors history.
Matt Moore gets down to what really matters in the NBA Finals between the Cavs and the Warriors with a look at our Action Network prop sheet, and the two talk how far the Cavs can drag this out, plus some draft talk.
SI.com’s Ben Golliver joins Matt Moore to discuss Kevin Durant’s compromised legacy and what it will take for people to appreciate him for his talent and ability beyond his decision to join the most powerful team in the land.
SI.com’s Ben Golliver stops by to talk how surprising the Pelicans’ domination of Portland is, if it’s time to fade LeBron, and what the Bucks need long-term. Then Matt breaks down the weekend available lines in NBA playoff action.
Bryan Mears from the Action Network joins Matt Moore to break down the NBA lines in the NBA playoffs for a Wednesday, including the Cavs trying to get back on track, a Thunder-Jazz styles clash, and the woeful Wolves as big dogs.
Dan Greenberg of Barstool Sports joins the show to talk about Boston’s weird state in the middle, their first round series vs. the Bucks, Kyrie, the future, and the looming threat of a showdown with Sixers Twitter. Then Michael Levin from the Rights to Ricky Sanchez podcast declares victory in the Great Process War, talks about the Sixers-Heat matchup, and wonders where the Process goes from here.
Matt Moore welcomes FanRag Sports’ Zach Harper and CBS Sports’ James Herbert to break down the NBA playoff series by series. How depressing is Warriors-Rockets? Can the Thunder beat the Jazz defense? Do the Pacers have any hope against the LeBronslaught? All those questions and more.