Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor discuss the Miami Heat vindicating themselves against the Philadelphia 76ers (0:40) and Joel Embiid’s frustration at not being able to play (12:08). Then they talk about the Spurs’ chances to keep their series against the Warriors competitive (18:10) and whether the Kawhi Leonard mystery will ever be solved (21:45) before previewing tonight’s games (35:02) and debating whether LeBron James will be able to carry the Cleveland Cavaliers through the first round (47:15).
The Heat Steal One in Philadelphia and the Struggling Spurs Need Kawhi
Plus: Can LeBron carry the Cavs through the first round?
Jason, James, and Ryan also preview Tom Brady’s return to Foxborough and put the Chiefs and Seahawks on the panic meter after the teams’ slow starts
Jake and Jordan break down the biggest series of the season and discuss the Mariners as a potential AL wild-card spoiler
Plus, there’s discussion about the failures of national police reform talks, and Will Smith speaks about his open marriage with Jada Pinkett Smith
This week the guys discuss Joe Gacy, Bryan Danielson vs Kenny Omega, all-time WWE draft picks, and thoughts on Extreme Rules, before debating Evan’s Mount Rushmore of Wrestling
Plus, Amanda and Juliet briefly touch on Alana Haim being cast in the upcoming film ‘Licorice Pizza’
Verno and KOC also talk about Klay Thompson’s comeback from injury and The Athletic’s report about the Lakers’ offseason recruiting strategies