The Ringer’s Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor react to Eric Bledsoe being traded to the Milwaukee Bucks for Greg Monroe (0:24), address the Jahlil Okafor trade rumors (14:43), and marvel at the Celtics’ surprising early-season success (16:40). Then, they discuss the drama within the Miami Heat concerning Hassan Whiteside (26:12), speculate on the meaning behind LeBron’s Instagram post (28:32), and debate whether Kristaps Porzingis could be in the MVP conversation (33:18).
Bledsoe Is a Buck, Kyrie Is Basketball Houdini, Kristaps Is a Superstar
Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor discuss Milwaukee’s big move and the Celtics’ early dominance
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