CBS Sports NBA and College Basketball Columnist joins Jody to discuss his reaction to the NBA Draft Lottery, what he learned at this week's combine, which players impressed him the most, how good of a draft this year's is, and what chance Lebron James returns to Clevland next year.
Warriors Insider for NBC Sports Bay Area joins Jody to discuss the Warriors having to play a series without home court advantage, what argument the Warriors have for being the best backcourt in the series, how the teams match up with each other, and how he sees the series playing out.
Bleacher Report MLB Columnist joins Jody to discuss if he's worried about how the Dodgers have played, if Justin Turner will be asked to do to much when he returns, if the Dodgers will get in on the Manny Machado sweepstakes, what he expects the Orioles to trade some of their veteran players, and how much of a problem baseball has with the increase in strikeouts and homeruns.
Houston Rockets Radio Voice joins Jody to discuss how much pressure is on the Rockets in the Western Conference Finals, how the Rockets match up against the Warriors, how much better they've gotten defensively, what makes Clint Capela so special and important to the team, if he takes anything from the 3 games the teams have played this season, and how important this series is for James Harden.
Pro Football Guru NFL Writer on his reaction to this year's NFL Draft, his thoughts on the quarterbacks drafted in this year's draft, if he thinks the Patriots should have drafted a QB, why Ben Roethlisberger isn't happy with the Steelers drafting Mason Rudolph, and how many rookie quarterbacks will play this season.
Host on VSiN joins Jody to discuss his reaction to Justify winning the Kentucky Derby, what he made of the rest of the field, how much of a factor the condition of the track was, and if he thinks there's a chance we'll see a triple crown this year.
College Football and NFL Draft Writer for Athlon Sports joins Jody to discuss his impressions of the NFL Draft, if he's a fan of the 3-day format, if the Browns made the right decisions at the top, how much success Sam Darnold will have with the Jets, if he had a problem with Josh Rosen calling out teams for not drafting him, if Mason Rudolph landed in a good spot, and which teams were the winners and losers.
Baseball Prospectus Writer joins Jody to discuss how to evaluate how good and bad MLB players are, who he thinks the best manager in baseball is, how good and bad defense is best judged, and how good or bad the increase in strikeouts and homeruns is for baseball.
Former NBA General Manager joins Jody to discuss his longtime career as an NBA executive, what he remembers about helping draft and coach Michael Jordan, how he would compare Lebron James' career to Michael Jordan's, how he evaluates players in different eras, why the NBA doesn't re-seed teams in the playoffs.
Former NBA All-Star joins Jody to discuss how the league has changed since his playing days, how important coaching is in today's NBA, his thoughts on Mark Jackson being brough up as a potential candidate for the Knicks job, and if he thinks the Warriors can win their 3rd championship in a row.
Creator of NFL Draft Bible joins Jody to discuss which quarterback prospects he likes best, if Josh Rosen's character concerns him, how much linebackers are valued in today's NFL, which under the radar quarterbacks he likes the most, which is the strongest position in the draft, and which is the weakest position.
NBA Writer joins Jody to discuss his new book The Soul of Basketball: The Epic Showdown between Lebron, Kobe, Doc, and Dirk that Saved the NBA, how much Lebron James was vilified nearly a decade ago, how the game has evolved over the years, and the future of tanking in the league.