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.
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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 Matt Rosenfeld talk with Seth Rosenthal (@seth_rosenthal) of SB Nation's Posting and Toasting about the Knicks at the trade deadline, JR Smith, and All-Star Weekend. We ask Seth to place a wager alog with ours on Ben McLemore doing a 720 dunk like he says he may.
We'll leave JR Smith here staring at him to make sure he follows through if McLemore pulls it off:
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.
Tom Lorenzo (@TomLorenzo) of Nets Daily joined the first episode of the Pick and Pod to discuss the Nets' win over the Magic Tuesday, improved defense, and the coaching improvements of Jason Kidd. Plus, Kenny Ducey, Matt Rosenfeld, and Kevin Kelly discuss if Tim Hardaway Jr's defense is keeping him off the floor, and if Kevin Durant is MVP.