John Gonzalez brings on Juliet Litman to discuss the revamped Cleveland Cavaliers on display against the Boston Celtics on Paul Pierce day (4:30), Jason Concepcion to explain the bizarre phenomenon of Isaiah Thomas on the Los Angeles Lakers (22:09), and Chris Ryan to scrutinize the Philadelphia 76ers’ mishandling of once-prized rookie Markelle Fultz (40:30).
‘Heat Check’: Rejuvenated Cavs, New Laker Isaiah Thomas, and a Markelle Fultz Update
The Cavs pressed the refresh button and looked impressive against Boston, while Isaiah Thomas and the Lakers got off to a rocky start
All that, plus one reason to watch every other game
Can the Ravens rebound against the Chiefs? And can House hit a five-leg teaser?
The guys also discuss their legacies and the UFC’s inability to properly honor its stars after they’re done fighting
Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline
Plus, the guys talk about the final spot of the NL wild card
The ‘Tea Time’ crew catches up on all the things they missed from the VMAs and the Met Gala