Juliet Litman and John Gonzalez analyze the Cleveland Cavaliers’ continuing struggles (0:50), review Chris Paul’s recent exploits (7:27), and discuss Eastern Conference teams dealing with internal turmoil (16:32). Then, they debate the omissions from the All-Star starters (23:11) and preview this week’s most exciting games (32:10).
‘Heat Check’: East Teams in Strugglesville and All-Stars in Tinseltown
The Cavs continue to skid, while Chris Paul and the Rockets soar
After a disappointing follow-up to its surprise run to the East finals, Atlanta agreed to send a robust package to the Spurs in the hopes that Murray can be the perfect complement to Trae Young
Justin, Rob, and Wos discuss the Nuggets-Wizards deal and preview this weekend’s free agency action
Autosport reporter Luke Smith joins Kevin to discuss last year’s race between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen, discuss the performance by British drivers from Lando Norris to George Russell to Hamilton, and then talk through the midseason pressure on Mercedes and Ferrari
KOC and Stein also discuss the Dejounte Murray sweepstakes and other potential targets for the Knicks
Jackie MacMullan details how a young David Stern leveraged the budding rivalry between Larry Bird and Magic Johnson to market the game