Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor anticipate the impact of Isaiah Thomas returning to action for the Cleveland Cavaliers (1:09), assess the potential consequences of James Harden’s injury on the Houston Rockets’ future (18:30), commend the Toronto Raptors’ improvements as evidenced by their recent winning streak (24:47), analyze the manifold implications of the Los Angeles Lakers falling down the standings (31:26), debate the plausibility of Donovan Mitchell winning Rookie of the Year (44:10), and evaluate the Los Angeles Clippers’ suddenly viable playoff hopes (49:51).
The King in the Fourth Joins King James, the Raptors Evolve, and the L.A. Teams Diverge
Chris and Kevin anticipate IT’s debut with the Cavs and consider Donovan Mitchell’s case for Rookie of the Year
Plus, answering listener questions about the Bears’ front-office vacancy and Jim Harbaugh’s next move
Yahoo Sportsbook’s Ariel Epstein gives his best NFL prop bets for the weekend
Plus, Million-Dollar Picks with NFL Network’s Peter Schrager
Plus, Mike and Jesse discuss some breaking news in the sports cards world