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Breaking down rookie class's start to NBA season

Markelle Fultz has barely seen the court. Lonzo Ball has had a couple triple-doubles but his shot is a train wreck (and he can't finish around the rim). Right now, Danny Ainge looks like the smartest guy in the room trading down and walking away with Jayson Tatum. Some of the best players out of this draft early — Kyle Kuzma, Donovan Mitchell — were drafted well down the board. It's been a draft class with wild highs, some ugly lows, some polarizing figures — and Kurt Helin and Dan Feldman...

Duration: 00:55:31

Celtics win over Warriors and all things Boston with A. Sherrod Blakely

Boston is the best team in the NBA — 14 wins in a row, including coming from 17 down to beat the Golden State Warriors. Kurt Helin welcomes in A. Sherrod Blakely of NBC Sports Boston to talk about what this win means to the Celtics, why their defense is so good, how Kyrie Irving is fitting in, how young stars such as Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum are rising up, and what is the deal with Marcus Smart. Also there is a lot of Brad Stevens love.

Duration: 00:46:51

Breaking down the Eric Bledsoe trade

Eric Bledsoe finally has been traded from the Phoenix Suns, landing in Milwaukee for Greg Monroe and an oddly protected first-round pick. Kurt Helin and Dan Feldman from NBC Sports break down why this is a good gamble for the Bucks, and why it's about as well as the Suns could do considering the situation. There is also some Jahlil Okafor trade talk thrown in.

Duration: 00:31:35

All things Sixers with Jessica Camerato of NBC Sports Philadelphia

Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers are off to a rough start this season, but the future is still very bright and the process is still working. Jessica Camerato of NBC Sports Philadelphia joins Kurt Helin to talk Markelle Fultz's shoulder issues and shot, the tough schedule for the Sixers the first couple months of the season, and a team adjusting to having expectations. Also, there is some Suns/Eric Bledsoe talk.

Duration: 00:33:24

Gordon Hayward injury, what's next for Boston

Gordon Hayward's gruesome ankle injury is a brutal way for the Celtics to start the season. But the big questions now are what is next in Boston, both short term (more small ball) and long term. Kurt Helin and Dan Feldman of NBC Sports break down what this means for the Celtics. They also get into Cleveland's opening night win over Boston, Houston upsetting Golden State, the LaMarcus Aldridge contract extension, and whether Joel Embiid should be pissed he has a minutes restriction.

Duration: 00:35:00

NBA MVP, Awards predictions

With the NBA season about to tip off, we start to wonder who could win the MVP this season? Rookie of the Year? Sixth Man of the Year? All those races are far more interesting than the NBA title chase this coming season. Sean Deveney of The Sporting News joins Kurt Helin of NBC Sports to make predictions on who will win all the awards — there is a lot of love for LeBron James for MVP — plus discuss the leading candidates heading into the season. They also get into if anyone has a chance at...

Duration: 00:43:03