Pick and Pod
Jared Dubin (@JADubin5) of Bloomberg Sports, Grantland, and Hardwood Paroxysm joined us today to talk about the issues in Indiana, the Knicks' playoff hopes, and whether the Nets can make a run. We also discussed UConn's win over Kentucky in the National Championship and made our picks for tonight's games.
Steve Hirdt (@SteveHirdt), Executive Vice President of the Elias Sports Bureau & Fordham '72, joined us to talk about analytics & whether or not we're overwhelming ourselves with stats, and a crazy trend in the NBA. Plus, we preview Knicks-Nets tonight and talk about the decline of the Pacers.
Spero Dedes, WFUV alumn, radio voice of the Knicks, and NCAA Basketball Broadcaster for CBS Sports joined us today to talk both about the Knicks and the Tournament. He first discusses what Phil Jackson's first moves may be, and the time it'll take to rebuild, and also talks about very strong Michigan St & Michigan teams.
Kenny Ducey and Kevin Kelly talk to The Wall Street Journal's Chris Herring (@HerringWSJ) about Phil Jackson's impact on the Knicks' future, the team's relationship with media, James Dolan's image, and Michigan's chances in the NCAA Tournament. Around 33 minutes in, the guys give their picks for the tournament region-by-region.
Ryan Ruocco (@RyanRuocco), voice of the Nets and the NBA on ESPN and WFUV alumn joins us to discuss the Nets 2014 resurgence and the implications of Phil Jackson coming to the Knicks. We also talk James Harden and do some Wednesday pick 'em.
Jason Concepcion (@Netw3rk) of Grantland joined us to discuss the saddening Knicks, and what the remainder of the year holds for some of the top teams in the East and West. We also take a look at how many more games the Sixers could realistically win this year, the Nets' return to .500, and make some picks for Wednesday night's games.