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.
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.
Kenny Ducey, Matt Rosenfeld, and Kevin Kelly discuss the latest trade deadline rumors & the Knicks at the break with Jared Dubin (@JADubin5) of Bloomberg, Grantland, and Hardwood Paroxysm.
Kenny Ducey and Pat Burns chatted with Tom Lorenzo (@TomLorenzo) of NetsDaily regarding tonight's All-Star Saturday & the upcoming All-Star Game on Sunday. He places a wager on whether or not Ben McLemore will throw down a 720 dunk, and also defends 7-Time All-Star Joe Johnson in light of some of criticism surrounding his selection. Plus, he gives his take on Carmelo Anthony's comments that he'd like to take less money.
Kenny Ducey, Matt Rosenfeld, and Kevin Kelly chat about the struggles of the Cavaliers, the firing of their GM & All-Star Weekend. Tommy Beer (@TommyBeer) of Basketball Insiders calls in to discuss the job security of Mike Woodson, whether he sees Carmelo Anthony being traded, and how he would add some excitment to All-Star Saturday.