John Gonzalez is joined by Shea Serrano to discuss Carmelo Anthony officially signing with the Houston Rockets (2:28) and to parse Kawhi Leonard’s farewell letter to San Antonio (14:17). Then, Justin Verrier joins to evaluate the “Are We Sure ...?” questions about the Lakers’ playoff contention, Markelle Fultz, Devin Booker, and the Trail Blazers’ stars (24:22). Finally, Paolo Uggetti comes on to make the case for the Toronto Raptors as the East favorites (46:29) and to discuss NBA players’ use of social media over the summer (55:41).
‘Heat Check’: Melo (Finally) Signs in Houston, Kawhi’s “THANK YOU” Letter, and Are We Sure ...?
Plus: Could the Raptors be the best team in the East?
JJ breaks down the Jets’ win over the Bears
Musa and Ryan dish about the latest news in the 2022 World Cup
The much-hyped World Cup face off wasn’t a heroic underdog effort on the part of the Americans. It was a match between equals.