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Pick and Pod: June 25th - Highkin, Dubin Preview the 2014 NBA Draft and Free Agency

Our guests help us navigate the hyperactive NBA

Sean Highkin (@highkin), of Sports on Earth, and Jared Dubin (@JADubin5), of Bloomberg Sports and Hardwood Paroxysm, joined us to talk about the draft and free agency. We also discussed the Tyson Chandler trade and what the Knicks could do with the two second round picks they now have.

The Streak Might Be Over, But These Heat Are Still Special

Heat on path to greatness

Almost three years ago the in-your-face summer spectacle at Miami's American Airlines Arena,  celebrated the arrival of LeBron James. He was asked if he took his talents to Miami to win a championship and he famously proclaimed, "Not one, not two, not three, not four, not five, not six, not seven." This came on the heels of James and ESPN partnering for the tasteless special, "The Decision," leaving him and the Heat as public enemy No. 1. In the ensuing months the team was booed in every arena, ripped to shreds all over the Internet, and crushed by most talking heads.However, when Miami’s Team President Pat Riley was recruiting James to the Heat during the summer of 2010 he sold the reigning MVP on the chance to be the focal point of not just a Champion, but a dynasty.

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