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?
With Major League Wrestling set to debut on REELZ with ‘MLW Underground,’ the MLW CEO reflects on the two decades it took to get there
The East Coast Bias boys also share their favorite bets of the night
Even in an age when sportswriters are hyphenates (reporter-podcaster-whatever pays the bills), The Athletic’s McNicholas leads an odd and fascinating double life
LeBron is shredding the notion that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s points record would never be broken. But the NBA’s other major career records might really be untouchable.