We parse last night’s news through the lens of some unnecessarily hot takes—Luka is the next LeBron, Jake Layman is first-team All-NBA, Buddy Hield is better than Jamal Murray, and more (2:00). Then, we steal a bit from Chris Ryan and Jason Concepcion and do our own True Detective investigation: Who is to blame for The Flat Lakers (28:55)?
‘Group Chat’: A Ringer NBA Investigation
Who’s to Blame for the Lakers’ tailspin?
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss the disparities in media coverage for missing people of color before being joined by Eboni K. Williams to discuss the breaking of reality-TV barriers