Juliet Litman and John Gonzalez unpack the drama surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers (0:58), evaluate the updated All-Star voting process (8:52), project the impact of players returning to action (14:38), and wonder if the Toronto Raptors could contend with the top-tier teams (20:24). Then they discuss some regrettable choices by players named Paul (24:49), react to eccentric news stories in basketball (30:47), and preview this week’s slate of games (34:01).
‘Heat Check’: Turbulent Lakers, Triumphant Raptors, and Tampering in L.A.
Plus: eccentric news stories and regrettable choices by players named Paul
After a massive win over the Titans on Sunday, the Cardinals offense looks like a force to be reckoned with. But was that performance a Week 1 aberration, or a sign of things to come?
Brandon and Shea discuss which track deserves the title of Best Song on Tupac’s legendary double album
The prestige network has rolled out an exciting slate of series this month. Good luck figuring out how to watch them.
Gabrielle Union on Living Life With Grace, Parenting in Public, and Her Second Book, ‘You Got Anything Stronger?’
Bakari is joined by actress and author Gabrielle Union to talk about life, children, and her second memoir.