Chris Vernon and John Gonzalez recapitulate the phenomenon that is the Boston Celtics’ ongoing winning streak (0:31), reinstate the Cleveland Cavaliers as a true contender (6:15), diagnose the problem with the free-falling Clippers (9:40), speculate on the future of the Utah Jazz without Rudy Gobert (16:28), and praise the surprisingly good Portland Trail Blazers (24:09). Then, they adjudicate which middling teams will rise above the fray (29:53).
The NBA Therapy Session and the Rorschach Test
Chris Vernon and John Gonzalez consider the Celtics’ win streak and wonder which middle-of-the-pack team can make the leap
The Dolphins dropped 70 on the Broncos, and that was without one of their best playmakers. Plus: The Chargers save their season, poor officiating almost ruins the day, the Cardinals stun the Cowboys, award winners, and—wait, the Taylor Swift–Travis Kelce rumors were correct?!?
Death, Taxes, and the Pats’ Beating of the Jets. Plus, Connor Rogers on How the Jets Could Salvage the Season.
JJ also discusses Aaron Judge’s comments about how the Yankees can improve
Larry and Michael dive into how historical facts get replaced by false narratives over time and the motivations behind the western imperialists’ contributions to some of these myths
Almansa and KOC talk Izan’s shooting confidence, Joel Embiid vs. Nikola Jokic, playing on the Spain national team, and more!