The Ringer’s Juliet Litman and John Gonzalez discuss Chris Paul returning to Los Angeles with the soaring Rockets (0:20), speculate on the possibility of DeAndre Jordan joining his old teammate in Houston (6:36), examine the cratering young Lakers (9:12), and consider the significance of Derrick Rose returning to the dominant Cleveland Cavaliers (13:30). Then, they detail the feud between Andre Drummond and Joel Embiid (18:33), debate the best big men in the league (21:17), recount the bizarre story of Nerlens Noel getting a hot dog during a game (28:38), and run through this week’s most exciting games (32:09).
‘Heat Check’ — Old Friends and New Foes
Joel Embiid feuds with Andre Drummond and Nerlens Noel grabs a halftime hot dog
The Disappointment All-Stars, LeBron’s Unapproachable 40K, Minnesota Concerns, and Boston’s F-You Game With Ryen Russillo
Plus, how much longer will LeBron play in L.A.?
Brock Bowers On Potentially Playing in N.Y., Plus Marcus Spears Joins, and Matthew Berry Talks Jets and Giants Futures
One of the NFL draft’s top prospects discusses the New York teams
Brian and Jamie also discuss the Celtics’ incredible win streak
Larry is joined by Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist Antonia Hylton to talk about her latest book