With Daryl Morey’s tweet now almost a week in the rearview, we talk about the NBA preseason games being played in China and assess how this story line might continue to unfold (9:30). Then, we share some more takeaways from preseason thus far, including the Rockets looking like the best team in the NBA and Zion seemingly dominating the NBA like he’s dominated his past competition (21:28).
‘The Mismatch’: What Are the Chances Zion Williamson Is Actually As Dominant As He’s Looked in the Preseason?
Plus, Chris and Kevin share their takeaways from the preseason and discuss the latest on the NBA-China controversy
Plus, Ben Solak on scouting Eberflus’s system and what his hiring means for Justin Fields’s development
Plus, Joe Benigno makes championship weekend picks and Yahoo Sportsbook’s Ariel Epstein talks best prop bets
Plus, the 10-year anniversary of ‘The Watch’ with David Jacoby
Nathaniel Hackett is the new boss in Denver. Matt Eberflus is the guy in Chicago. And Byron Leftwich will take over in Jacksonville … maybe. The coaching carousel has begun to spin.
Sean and Amanda discuss Writers Guild and Producers Guild nominations
A Cavs Party, Brooklyn in Limbo, and Million-Dollar Playoff Picks With Brian Windhorst and Peter Schrager
Plus, checking in on the Ben Simmons situation in Philadelphia leading up to next month’s trade deadline