John Gonzalez is joined by Jason Concepcion to discuss the latest development in the Jimmy Butler drama (3:23) and preview the Eastern Conference playoff picture heading into the season (9:15). Then, Haley O’Shaughnessy and Paolo Uggetti come on to do the same for the Western Conference (25:38). Finally, Kevin Clark, Riley McAtee, and Isaac Lee come on to adjudicate whose fan base is the saddest in the NBA (47:56).
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