Juliet Litman and John Gonzalez sit down to talk some NBA story lines, including some obvious trouble in Cleveland, Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors, and the Clippers’ impressive start to the season with point-Blake. Then they go on rookie watch to talk Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, Frankie Smokes, and more. Finally, they look ahead to some of this week’s more exciting matchups.
‘Heat Check’ — Cavs, Clips, Magic, and More
Juliet Litman and John Gonzalez get to the bottom of the trouble in Cleveland
Cameron Hawkins also joins to talk about his Ringer dot com article "Feeding Potential: WWE’s NIL Athletes Prep for Greatness"
LeBron Passes Kareem, and the Future of Big Career Records. Plus, Kirk Goldsberry on Kyrie in Dallas, Memphis’s Slip, and More.
Ryen discusses LeBron James’s new record and whether future generations will be able to reach it
Throughout the early part of his career, Mahomes was defined by trick shots, deep balls, and awe-inspiring ridiculousness. But after his Super Bowl loss in the 2020 season, he put a greater emphasis on the basics—and that’s led to perhaps his best campaign yet.
Bryan talks to Mad Dog about his career as a radio host and his favorite thing about radio before discussing Tom Brady and Bill Belichick with Mike
A picturesque fadeaway, a moment with Kareem, and (ahem) a loss to the Thunder. James’s historic night might not have been perfect, but it told us a lot about LeBron, this season, and his path to this point.