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
Sheil and Ben break down the Eagles’ issues on both sides of the ball
Plus, Brian takes a moment to pay tribute to Tim Wakefield
Verno and KOC discuss how this trade will affect the Celtics, and KOC shares his experience at the U2 concert
The Europeans leave Rome with a 16.5-to-11.5 win, a sense of camaraderie, and a splendid captain in Luke Donald. The U.S. side leaves with … well, who knows?
House and Hubbard break down everything that happened at the competition, including Rory McIlroy’s exchange with Joe LaCava